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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics Fast Factshas resigned. April 21, 2016 – Greek actress Katerina Lechou lights the Olympi
2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics Fast Facts
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 17 hours ago
has resigned. April 21, 2016 – Greek actress Katerina Lechou lights the Olympic torch in southern Greece at the site of Ancient Olympia. The torch is then handed to its first torchbearer, gold medal-winning Greek gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
WADA appoints Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren to oversee Sochi investigation21, 2016 file photo, IOC President Thomas Bach delivers a speech during the cer
WADA appoints Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren to oversee Sochi investigation
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
21, 2016 file photo, IOC President Thomas Bach delivers a speech during the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Bach says entire sports federations could be suspended if allegations of state-supported Russian... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Philosophy of Games exploredsurrounding the Olympic values which are respect, excellence and friendship.''
Philosophy of Games explored
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
surrounding the Olympic values which are respect, excellence and friendship.'' The session, held not far from the ruins of ancient Olympia, involved lectures, workshops and group discussions about what the 77 countries represented there were doing... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Bach: Russia faces range of sanctions if state doping proven21, 2016 file photo, IOC President Thomas Bach delivers a speech during the cer
Bach: Russia faces range of sanctions if state doping proven
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
21, 2016 file photo, IOC President Thomas Bach delivers a speech during the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Bach says entire sports federations could be suspended if allegations of state-supported Russian... Read more
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Canberra Times
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the official ceremonial lighting of the flame in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis Factory workers are losing their jobs by the thousands. In the auto... Read more
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The Age
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the official ceremonial lighting of the flame in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis This has been compounded by the worst political turmoil since the end of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the official ceremonial lighting of the flame in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis This has been compounded by the worst political turmoil since the end of... Read more
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People Magazine
What the Brazilian President's Possible Impeachment Could Mean for the 2016 Summer Olympic Gamesfor the 2016 Summer Olympic Games Ricardo Botelho/Brazil Photo Press/LatinCont
What the Brazilian President's Possible Impeachment Could Mean for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games
People Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games Ricardo Botelho/Brazil Photo Press/LatinContent/Getty The symbolic Olympic Flame in Ancient Olympia has been lit and the official countdown to the 2016 Summer Olympics is fewer than 100 days – but the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Gamesa six-day trek across Greece, the flame that was lit last Thursday by the sun’s
Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Games
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
a six-day trek across Greece, the flame that was lit last Thursday by the sun’s rays at the birthplace of the Games in Ancient Olympia was presented to the Brazilian organisers. From its overnight perch at the Acropolis museum, it traveled... Read more
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New Kerala
Olympic Flame arrives at UN office in Geneva - newkerala.com #56646it starts making its way to the Olympic Games Rio 2016 in Brazil this August.
Olympic Flame arrives at UN office in Geneva - newkerala.com #56646
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
it starts making its way to the Olympic Games Rio 2016 in Brazil this August. The flame, which had been officially lit at Ancient Olympia, Greece on April 21, arrived at the Palais des Nations in a lantern carried by a Brazilian child, shining... Read more
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WA Today
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?
WA Today / Posted 24 days ago
Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the official ceremonial lighting of the flame in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis Factory workers are losing their jobs by the thousands. In the auto... Read more
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The Age
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?
The Age / Posted 24 days ago
Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the official ceremonial lighting of the flame in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis This has been compounded by the worst political turmoil since the end of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the official ceremonial lighting of the flame in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis This has been compounded by the worst political turmoil since the end of... Read more
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Canberra Times
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?
Canberra Times / Posted 24 days ago
Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the official ceremonial lighting of the flame in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis Factory workers are losing their jobs by the thousands. In the auto... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the
Will political turmoil torch the Rio Olympics?
Brisbane Times / Posted 24 days ago
Olympic flame is symbolically passed from one torch to another after after the official ceremonial lighting of the flame in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis Factory workers are losing their jobs by the thousands. In the auto... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
A flame that inspiresbeen an athlete, I imagine how the athletes must have felt 3,000 years ago goin
A flame that inspires
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
been an athlete, I imagine how the athletes must have felt 3,000 years ago going through the shadow of the tunnel and then entering into the sun and the stadium of ancient Olympia. I can do it as often as I want and it always gives me goose b... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Salim Khan supports Salman because he is promoting sports and not alcohol, tobacco'Game of Thrones' pageant, women in ancient-Greek style dresses and men in tuni
Salim Khan supports Salman because he is promoting sports and not alcohol, tobacco
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
'Game of Thrones' pageant, women in ancient-Greek style dresses and men in tunics performed symbolic rituals at the site of Ancient Olympia. After its sprint through Greece, the torch will travel to Brazil on April 27 to begin a 95-day tour... Read more
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Times of Malta
Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Gamesa six-day trek across Greece, the flame that was lit last Thursday by the sun’s
Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Games
Times of Malta / Posted 26 days ago
a six-day trek across Greece, the flame that was lit last Thursday by the sun’s rays at the birthplace of the Games in Ancient Olympia was presented to the Brazilian organisers. From its overnight perch at the Acropolis museum, it travelled... Read more
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The Manila Times
Brazil takes Rio flame on 100-day countdownyellow, the Brazilian embassy in Athens said. The flame was kindled on April 2
Brazil takes Rio flame on 100-day countdown
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
yellow, the Brazilian embassy in Athens said. The flame was kindled on April 21 in the 2,600-year-old Temple of Hera at Ancient Olympia, and carried on a week-long relay on Greek soil. Before landing in Brasilia on May 3, it will make a brief... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before gamesStadium, a horseshoe-shaped marble venue where the first modern Olympics were h
Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before games
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 26 days ago
Stadium, a horseshoe-shaped marble venue where the first modern Olympics were held in 1896. Lehou, who lit the flame in Ancient Olympia last week, used a torch to light a cauldron inside the Athens stadium. The flame, placed in a lantern, was... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Gamesa six-day trek across Greece, the flame that was lit last Thursday by the sun's
Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Games
Reuters Sports News / Posted 26 days ago
a six-day trek across Greece, the flame that was lit last Thursday by the sun's rays at the birthplace of the Games in Ancient Olympia was presented to the Brazilian organizers. From its overnight perch at the Acropolis museum, it traveled... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Gamesa six-day trek across Greece, the flame that was lit last Thursday by the sun's
Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Games
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
a six-day trek across Greece, the flame that was lit last Thursday by the sun's rays at the birthplace of the Games in Ancient Olympia was presented to the Brazilian organisers. From its overnight perch at the Acropolis museum, it travelled... Read more
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The Star
Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Gamesa six-day trek across Greece, the flame that was lit last Thursday by the sun's
Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio Games
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
a six-day trek across Greece, the flame that was lit last Thursday by the sun's rays at the birthplace of the Games in Ancient Olympia was presented to the Brazilian organisers. From its overnight perch at the Acropolis museum, it travelled... Read more
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Salon.com
Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before gamesStadium, a horseshoe-shaped marble venue where the first modern Olympics were h
Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before games
Salon.com / Posted 26 days ago
Stadium, a horseshoe-shaped marble venue where the first modern Olympics were held in 1896. Lehou, who lit the flame in Ancient Olympia last week, used a torch to light a cauldron inside the Athens stadium. The flame, placed in a lantern, was... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Olympic flame handed to Rio organisers 100 days before Gamesa horseshoe-shaped marble venue where the first modern Olympics were held in 18
Olympic flame handed to Rio organisers 100 days before Games
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
a horseshoe-shaped marble venue where the first modern Olympics were held in 1896. Ms Lechou, who lit the flame in Ancient Olympia last week, used a torch to light a cauldron inside the Athens stadium. The flame, placed in a lantern, was... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before gamesStadium, a horseshoe-shaped marble venue where the first modern Olympics were h
Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before games
Manila Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
Stadium, a horseshoe-shaped marble venue where the first modern Olympics were held in 1896. Lehou, who lit the flame in Ancient Olympia last week, used a torch to light a cauldron inside the Athens stadium. Rio 2016 organizing committee... Read more
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Denver Post
Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before gamesStadium, a horseshoe-shaped marble venue where the first modern Olympics were h
Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before games
Denver Post / Posted 26 days ago
Stadium, a horseshoe-shaped marble venue where the first modern Olympics were held in 1896. Lehou, who lit the flame in Ancient Olympia last week, used a torch to light a cauldron inside the Athens stadium. The flame, placed in a lantern, was... Read more
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ESPN
Olympics flame lit at birthplace of ancient GamesANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece -- The flame for South America's first Olympics was kin
Olympics flame lit at birthplace of ancient Games
ESPN / Posted 26 days ago
ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece -- The flame for South America's first Olympics was kindled Thursday at the birthplace of the ancient Games in Greece, heralding the start of a 15-week journey that will culminate with the Aug. 5 opening ceremony in Rio de... Read more
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ESPN
Olympic flame passed to Rio Games organizersStadium, a horseshoe-shaped marble venue where the first modern Olympics were h
Olympic flame passed to Rio Games organizers
ESPN / Posted 26 days ago
Stadium, a horseshoe-shaped marble venue where the first modern Olympics were held in 1896. Lechou, who lit the flame in Ancient Olympia last week, used a torch to light a cauldron inside the Athens stadium. The flame, placed in a lantern, was... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Brazil to get Rio flame on 100-day countdownto the August 5 opening ceremony begins. The Olympic Flame was lit on April 21
Brazil to get Rio flame on 100-day countdown
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 27 days ago
to the August 5 opening ceremony begins. The Olympic Flame was lit on April 21 in the 2,600-year-old Temple of Hera at Ancient Olympia The ceremony, attended by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Rio 2016 organising committee chairman... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Rio flame stops at UN camp
Rutland Herald / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight.� The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Olympic flame stops at UN refugee camp in Athensin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic flame stops at UN refugee camp in Athens
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3 and will... Read more
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The Washington Times
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
The Washington Times / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight.” The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Syrian amputee carries Rio 2016 flame through Athens refugee camphe will make it to Rio," he said. He did not say what events al-Hussein could c
Syrian amputee carries Rio 2016 flame through Athens refugee camp
Reuters Sports News / Posted 27 days ago
he will make it to Rio," he said. He did not say what events al-Hussein could compete in. The Olympic torch was lit in Ancient Olympia in southern Greece on Thursday, starting a six-day relay across the country. It will be handed over to Brazil... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Syrian amputee carries Rio 2016 flame through Athens refugee camphe will make it to Rio," he said. He did not say what events al-Hussein could c
Syrian amputee carries Rio 2016 flame through Athens refugee camp
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
he will make it to Rio," he said. He did not say what events al-Hussein could compete in. The Olympic torch was lit in Ancient Olympia in southern Greece on Thursday, starting a six-day relay across the country. It will be handed over to Brazil... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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The Star
Syrian amputee carries Rio 2016 flame through Athens refugee camphe will make it to Rio," he said. He did not say what events al-Hussein could c
Syrian amputee carries Rio 2016 flame through Athens refugee camp
The Star / Posted 27 days ago
he will make it to Rio," he said. He did not say what events al-Hussein could compete in. The Olympic torch was lit in Ancient Olympia in southern Greece on Thursday, starting a six-day relay across the country. It will be handed over to Brazil... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Olympic flame stops at UN refugee camp in Athensin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic flame stops at UN refugee camp in Athens
Irish Examiner / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3 and will... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
KHQ Spokane / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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ABC Montana
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN campin many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on t
Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp
ABC Montana / Posted 27 days ago
in many areas, and this initiative creates hope for refugees and awareness on their plight." The Rio flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Games in southern Greece, last week. It arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will... Read more
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