Shark Boy

Sharks can’t speak for themselves. Who better to speak out for them than a shark attack victim?

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Memories of the XXXI Olympiad (I)

Each edition of the Olympic Games is connected to names, faces, usually of outstanding athletes with remarkable accomplishments. It's just the same this time, and who would argue that these were also the Games of Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Katinka Hosszu, Usain Bolt, Simone Biles, Neymar and many other heroes of the front pages of … Continue reading Memories of the XXXI Olympiad (I)

Baltimore legend

He's the greatest racer who ever walked the planet. Mark Spitz, on Michael Phelps winning his 7th gold medal, 16 August 2008 I grew up during a time when no Olympic athlete had ever won more than nine gold medals during his or her career. Yes, I had heard about a famous jumper called Ray … Continue reading Baltimore legend

Olympic Newsweek II – Light in the darkness

The Refugee Olympic Team for the Rio 2016 Games is taking shape, as ten athletes have been nominated by the International Olympic Committee. Ten young men and women from four different countries, each of them with a totally different background, including diverse circumstances that forced them to flee their homes. All ten of them talented … Continue reading Olympic Newsweek II – Light in the darkness