Tag Archives: 2016 Olympic Games

The Sports Archives – 2016 Rio Olympics Part 4: Katinka Hosszú

The rigorous involvement of women in the Olympics is officially sourced in the 1900s. The Paris Summer Olympics of 1900 saw the incorporation of women’s events in tennis and golf, and over the next century, more sports began to include … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 2016 Rio Olympics Part 2: Michael Phelps

He’s one of the most renowned Olympic athletes in North America as of 2016, and if you’ve paid any attention to the United States’ performance at Rio this past year, you probably know quite a bit about him already! Michael … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 2016 Rio Olympics Part 1: Overview/Rankings

The official conclusion to the 2016 Summer Olympics (or, as it is more widely and popularly known, Rio 2016) has recently arrived, and participating nations are headed home with proud competitors, many of whom are celebrating proud victory at this … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Rugby Sevens – What’s It All About?

First played in 1883, Rugby 7’s is referred to by many different names which include the Borders Game, the “Short Game” or Seven-a-side.  Rugby 7’s was the brainchild of 2 butchers from Melrose who initially thought up the tournament as … Continue reading

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