The 1984 Winter Games mascot came in the guise of a wolf, an animal typically found in the forests of the Dinaric Alps region. Through his smiling, frightened…

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In her Olympic debut in Tokyo, Zaza was defeated by Austria’s Liu Jia who, at 39 years old, was more than three times Zaza’s age. Tokyo 2020’s oldest…

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The United States pays a handsome fee per medal: $37,500 for each gold medal, $22,500 for each silver medal, and $15,000 for each bronze medal. As long as…

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The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation supported by American individuals and corporate sponsors. Unlike most other nations, the USOPC does not receive…

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London 2012 Women’s Olympic Soccer Final: U.S. Beats Japan 2-1 To Win Gold : The Torch The U.S. women’s soccer team has won their third consecutive gold medal…

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Olympic lifts are a great way to decrease body fat, build muscle, increase strength and maximize your time strength training. Snatches and clean and jerks produce some of…

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The ancient Olympics, held every four years, occurred during a religious festival honoring the Greek god Zeus. … In the eighth century B.C., contestants came from a dozen…

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