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Pole Dancing Olympics: Bid to go from strip clubs to the biggest stage in international sport - Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

Pole Dancing Olympics: Bid to go from strip clubs to the biggest stage in international sport
Daily Telegraph
Katie, president of the international pole sports federation (IPSF), is now aiming for it to become a part of the Olympic Games. She began the long road to getting pole dancing recognised as a sport in 2006, when she started a petition to get it into ...
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Moneyball: The man trying to change the culture of Australian sports ... - Perth Now

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Moneyball: The man trying to change the culture of Australian sports ...
Perth Now
IN a nondescript office next to the soccer pitch at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra, Patrick Walker is looking for money. And he knows its there.

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Poker, pole dancing, and arm wrestling may soon be Olympic sport ... - WSMV Nashville

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China 'compulsorily doped' athletes in 1980s and 90s, claims whistleblower - The Guardian

The Guardian

China 'compulsorily doped' athletes in 1980s and 90s, claims whistleblower
The Guardian
A former doctor for the Chinese Olympic team has revealed that more than 10,000 of the country's athletes were involved in a systematic doping programme across all sports – and that every one of China's medals in major tournaments in the 1980s and 90s ...

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Counting the human cost of Britain's Olympic dream: is sport still fit to ... - The Independent

The Independent

Counting the human cost of Britain's Olympic dream: is sport still fit to ...
The Independent
What's the price of an Olympic medal? That's an easy question to answer. It's about £4.1 million, if you crudely divide the £274 million handed out by UK Sport in ...

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How eSports could make their way to the Olympic Games - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

How eSports could make their way to the Olympic Games
The Sydney Morning Herald
Scott Wenkart, managing director of Sydney gaming specialists Showdown, argues why esports deserves its place in sport's showpiece event.

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Olympic Skating Without Russia? 'Like a Meal Without Salt and Pepper' - New York Times

New York Times

Olympic Skating Without Russia? 'Like a Meal Without Salt and Pepper'
New York Times
But as the sport's Olympic buildup began here this weekend on the Grand Prix circuit, anticipation was tempered by uncertainty. “Olympics without a Russian team would look like a meal without salt and pepper,” Alexei Mishin, a Russian coach who has ...

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Victoria Coren Mitchell - The Guardian

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Victoria Coren Mitchell
The Guardian
Well, guess again. I've read many defences of the activity by keen “pole enthusiasts” and I'm persuaded. It's not titillating. It's purely athletic. Nobody thinks of strippers when they see it, nor seeks it out for that reason. Its inclusion as an ...

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Denny Morrison making strides toward Olympic comeback - CBC.ca

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Denny Morrison making strides toward Olympic comeback
CBC.ca
Gilmore Junio, who is best known for giving up his spot to Morrison at the 2014 Olympics, needed a change after a disappointing finish to last season. He left Canada for Norway and spent the summer training with Canadian Olympic medallist Jeremy ...

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President says archery healthy as core Olympic sport at Congress opening - World Archery Official Website (press release)

World Archery Official Website (press release)

President says archery healthy as core Olympic sport at Congress opening
World Archery Official Website (press release)
World Archery President Prof Dr Ugur Erdener opened World Archery's 2017 Congress by saying that since he took up his position in 2005, archery had reinforced its position in the international sporting arena. “I can happily state that we now enjoy a ...

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