Why The Rio 2016 Olympics Are Already A Disaster

As the days count down to Rio’s Olympic debut next year, many critics have noted that the city still has a high crime rate, high water pollution, and many other challenges to face in its preparation work. So what’s going on in Rio? Are they really ready to host the Olympics in 2016? Here’s a…

OLYMPICS: HIPPOCRATES IN OLYMPIA

[MUSIC PLAYING] -The Olympic games were launched in the 8th century before Christ. Apart from heat, humidity, contaminated water, and insects, they ran the risk of injuries that demanded first aid and immediate medical attention. Needless to say, boxing and wrestling injuries were not casual, but deliberate. Each athlete tried to gain victory by injuring…

The Special Olympics Kennedy-Shriver Legacy

Throughout history we can point to men and women who change the way we think and the way we live. In 1962 Eunice Kennedy Shriver launched Special Olympics from her own backyard, inviting kids with intellectual disabilities to test their sporting talents. Today her son Tim drives the organization. But he hasn’t simply taken over…

Why The Olympic Bid Process Is Corrupt And How It Majorly Changes Your City…

Welcome to your extra morning show. My name is philip. Defranco And today we’re gonna be talking about the olympics now the olympics as you probably already know is a two-week yoyoeihushauaiaianaiajaiaaequestrian jumping from Taekwondo to the terrifying but so so exciting skeleton But recently the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo have come under scrutiny after…

History of the Olympic Games – Behind the News

It all began in Ancient Greece about 3.000 years ago. No-one’s quite sure who actually started the Games or why so let’s just say it was this guy. You know what? We should do this thing where a bunch of people come and run and wrestle and do javelin and then, like, everyone comes and…

The ancient origins of the Olympics – Armand D’Angour

Thousands of years in the making, what began as part of a religious festival honoring the Greek god Zeus in the rural Greek town of Olympia has today become the greatest show of sporting excellence on Earth. The inception date in 776 BC became the basis for the Greek’s earliest calendar, where time was marked…