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from BBC News

'Ultimate Frisbee' recognised by International Olympic Committee

UAE National Olympic Committee participates in ANOC…

from BBC Sport

Russian Olympic Committee president Alexander Zhukov steps down

Alexander Zhukov, who headed Russia's Olympic Committee throughout the country's state-sponsored doping scandal, is stepping down.

from Mail Online

Simone Biles is chosen to carry US flag at closing ceremony in Rio

The US Olympic Committee said on Saturday that the gymnastics powerhouse was chosen by a vote of fellow Team USA members. Biles said that 'it's an incredible honor to be selected as the flag bearer'

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Swimming facts infographic - how much do you know about the history of swimming?

Swimming facts infographic - how much do you know about the history of swimming?

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from BBC News

America's adopted athletes

Khatuna Lorig Archery As soon as she received US citizenship, Lorig placed a call to the US Olympic committee to discuss competing. She is the only athlete to have represented three teams in the Olympics, first representing the United Soviet Team in 1992, when she won the bronze medal. In 1996 and 2000 she competed for her home country of Georgia, and in 2008 she represented the US in Beijing.

from the Guardian

Russia and the Olympics: why the IOC’s love of inclusion must be sacrificed