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 Μετά από 1623 χρόνια στο "ΔΡΟΜΟ ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑΚΗΣ ΕΚΕΧΕΙΡΙΑ	Μετά από 1623 χρόνια στο "ΔΡΟΜΟ ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑΚΗΣ ΕΚΕΧΕΙΡΙΑ by Ovi Magazine Guest
 When Lance and Oprah sentenced sports to death When Lance and Oprah sentenced sports to death by Thanos Kalamidas
 O tempora o Olympic moresO tempora o Olympic mores by Thanos Kalamidas
In the beginning it was the sports pages but soon all media took over with the million dollar question everywhere, who’s going to break the nine seconds record! And if somebody does, however inhuman this might be, manage to break the record
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 The Olympic HymnThe Olympic Hymn by The Ovi Team
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 A doped spiritA doped spirit by Thanos Kalamidas
The International Olympic Committee announced that they are going to re-examine every single athlete’s example from the last Olympic Games in Beijing due to doping suspicions! And my answer can be only …really? It took you a bit to wak
 Just Four Years to GoJust Four Years to Go by Clint Wayne
As the immensely encapsulating Beijing Olympics draw to a close there is a real sense of anticipation and feelgood factor presently sweeping Great Britain as the 2012 London Games become a step nearer. This current excitement
 The Olympic opening ceremony and the paradeThe Olympic opening ceremony and the parade by Thanos Kalamidas
So, did you watch the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games? Did you see all the fireworks and the dancers? What about the gigantic globe? Did you see the athletes from all around the world parading? I didn’t! What I’m describi
 Beijing, the end of the Olympic spiritBeijing, the end of the Olympic spirit by Thanos Kalamidas
The clock in the centre of Beijing counts down the last hours before the beginning of the 2008 Olympic Games, the Chinese president Hu Jintao has appealed to the international media not to "politicize" the Beijing Games and, for the firs
 Daley Thompson: Olympic ChampionDaley Thompson: Olympic Champion by Clint Wayne
When British decathlete Daley Thompson showed up at his 1984 Los Angeles news conference following his Olympic gold winning performance he was wearing a T-shirt that posed the question “Is the World’s Second Greatest Athlete Gay?
 Castles in the AirCastles in the Air by Valerie Sartor
As of May 1, 2008 stricter anti-smoking regulations went into effect around Beijing in accordance with international treaties that guarantee a smoke-free Olympics. Earlier, in 1995 and 1996 the People's Congress established the first set of la
 The Un-peaceful PacificThe Un-peaceful Pacific by Vieno Vehko
Today China is more than a defensive, easily offended, blustering nation: the PRC is a superpower with economic clout, nuclear weapons, an independent space program and currently the chary host to the 2008 Olympic Games. But clearly in the global
 For Heaven's Sake, Stop the Olympic FlameFor Heaven's Sake, Stop the Olympic Flame by Europe & Us
Now, this is getting really weird. The Olympic flame is crossing the world and everywhere, it needs to be protected from protesters who do not wish to support these Olympic Games in a country which is oppressing Tibet and systematically violati
 The Heavenly StoneThe Heavenly Stone by Valerie Sartor
“Why are the Chinese putting jade onto the Olympic medals?” I asked my colleague Wu Nanlan as we sat in a weekly planning meeting. Raising her elegant eyebrows she gaped at me in surprise. “Haven’t you
 Doping kills sportDoping kills sport by Thanos Kalamidas
What happened these days in Greek sport is not new, it is not that it never happened before and it is not that it will never happen again. Unfortunately, it will happen again in Greece, it will happen again everywhere in the world and the responsi
 CheatersCheaters by William Edo
What would sports look like without doping? Who are the great champions who were accused of doping? Here’s a list of great champions who allegedly doped, and, some believe, who would never have been great champions without doping.
 Chinese toying with the OlympicsChinese toying with the Olympics by Thanos Kalamidas
Another blow for Chinese toys manufactures was the latest news from the USA and Australia with the recall of millions of toys due to a drug contained in the coating of the toys. I decided to check in my daughter’s room, not to make sure what
 Give up your medals, MarionGive up your medals, Marion by William Edo
There is no evidence, yet, whatsoever, that Marion Jones used illegal substances in all competitions in which she won medals. Yet, there are indicators that she, and several other athletes, dope.Marion Jones was married to
 A seminar and the Olympic spiritA seminar and the Olympic spirit by Thanos Kalamidas
Reading about the First Seminar on the Autonomy of the Olympic and Sports Movement, I have to admit that I was really impressed. The seminar was held at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, on September 21st and, according to the Olympic c
 
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