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Schedule of upcoming anti-Olympic activities available at: http://olympicresistance.net/content/schedule == Comprehensive list of daily and issue-specific media availability: http://olympicresistance.net/content/media February 3 2010, Vancouver Unceded Coast Salish Territories ? Over the past three years, the Olympic Resistance Network has coordinated anti-Olympics efforts in Vancouver and across the country. Due to a growing and vibrant movement to oppose the Olympic Games, VANOC and government officials are no longer able to host large public Olympic events in Vancouver without being shamed. During the RBC and Coca-Cola sponsored Olympic Torch relay, protesters in over thirty cities, towns, and Indigenous communities brought forward their message of ?No Olympics on Stolen Native Land?, ?Get your torch off our land, we don?t want your Olympic scam? and ?2010 Homes not 2010 Games?. In many instances, activists successfully disrupted the Torch Relay, forcing delays and route cancellations, with at least thirteen arrests associated with anti-Torch related actions. Anti-Olympic activists note that the Olympics are not simply about the athletes. According to Harjap Grewal, ?With public funds invested by all levels of government nearing $7 billion, VANOC and their corporate cronies are escalating their propaganda to the world and international media about the positive legacy of the Games. The reality is that residents are increasingly disenchanted with the Games and we will not be silenced despite harassment and intimidation by the Vancouver Integrated Security Unit and ongoing attacks on our basic civil liberties.? On Thursday February 4, representatives from the Olympic Resistance Network and allied groups will be hosting a press scrum. The Olympic Resistance Network notes: ?While Olympic corporate sponsors are getting bailed out, Indigenous lands are being stolen, people are becoming homeless, thousands are losing their jobs and access to public services, the environment is being destroyed, and civil liberties are being eroded with almost a billion dollars sunk into surveillance. This negative Olympic legacy is turning into a growing anti-Olympic legacy of resistance across the country.? According to Gord Hill, a member of the Kwakwaka?wakw nation, ?The 2010 Winter Olympics are taking place on unceded Indigenous land. As a result of the negative social and environmental impacts of the 2010 Olympics on Indigenous peoples our struggle against colonization has only increased, which poses a significant threat to Canada and Canada?s image.?
Motivational Speaker and Life Strategist Gail Kasper talks with CN8's Connie Colla about pet adoption and the Tri-State Basset Hound Olympics. Learn more about Gail at www.gailkasper.com.
Considered to be one of the most popular Chinese athletes, the Houston Rockets forward, Yao Ming, talks about this once in a lifetime chance to play the Olympics on his home soil. Yao recognizes the value of the opponents at the Olympic tournament and the difficult challenge that lies ahead of him.
In celebration of the 2008 Summer Games, Reebok and Yao have launched a new signature limited-edition basketball shoe, the Pump Omni Hexride. Yao describes the design and inspiration behind the shoe, including personal touches like his own signature logo on the heel.
President Obama makes a joke about the Special Olympics on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
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Kaiser Permanente kicks off its popular Thrive campaign with television, radio, print and outdoor advertisements that reflect the health care organization's commitment to the total health of its members and the communities it serves. The first ad, "Community Bike" will debut during the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics on Friday, August 8. The others will go into rotation in September.
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With the Olympics on the horizon, we celebrate this oft overlooked competition. Some will point out that water fowl are not allowed to compete in the Olympics. To them, I say "QUACK!"
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The Olympics are as much about money as they are about sports. Between broadcasting rights, merchandising, sponsorships and construction of the Olympic venues themselves, there's a lot of money to be made. In the case of Russia's Winter Olympics in Sochi, there's more money to be made than ever before, especially if you're a friend of President Putin.
The 2014 Winter Games have cost Russia about $50 billion, making them the most expensive in history. Corruption watchdogs say it's ordinary Russians who will end up footing the bill for this excess, not private investors as Putin has suggested.
We went to Sochi to investigate the claims of corruption and kickbacks, tour some of the most expensive Olympic venues ever built, and talk to Sochi residents who have been pushed aside to make room for Putin's man-made mountains of money.
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About a Boy Season: 1 Jason Katims, Jon Favreau and the cast tell you all about the NBC show About a Boy. Watch the special premiere after the Olympics on Feb 22!
This was my view from the Olympic Stadium at the London 2012 Olympics on the 5th August from Block 154, 2nd row watching Usain Bolt winning the mens 100 metre race in 9.63 seconds setting a new Olympic record!
Also you can see the bottle that was thrown just before they set off.
The atmosphere was absolutely electric!
The U.S. Women's National Team plays their first game of the 2012 Olympics on Wednesday against France in Glasgow, Scotland. They start play two days before the opening ceremonies with a rematch of last summer's Women's World Cup semifinal game. Hear the pre-game comments of Pia Sundhage, Christie Rampone, Hope Solo and Alex Morgan.
The U.S. WNT has arrived in Portugal to prepare for the Algarve Cup, an always highly-competitive tournament that will take on increased importance with the Olympics on the horizon.
Chinese vs North korea soccer
Chinese not play soccer
for example please look this picture
he lost his sight by chinese kick
How do you think Olympics held on Beijing?
Really do you allow olympic on Beijing?