Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’

Nobody Asked Rio’s Poor About The Olympics. So They Yelled Louder.

RIO DE JANEIRO ― The 2016 Olympics began with a promise. When the International Olympic Committee chose Rio de Janeiro as the host in 2009, local officials said billions of dollars of investment would be poured into these first games held in South America, transforming Rio into a “vastly better” city. The favelas ― the […]

Rory McIlroy Pulls Out Of Olympics Over Zika Fears

By Adrian Warner LONDON (Reuters) – Northern Ireland’s four-times major winner Rory McIlroy has decided to pull out of the historic golf tournament at the Rio Olympic Games in August because of health fears over the Zika virus. “After speaking with those closest to me, I’ve come to realize that my health and my family’s […]

Beijing Olympics Study Hints at Smog’s Impact on Birth Weights

Babies born when pollution was controlled were about a half pound heavier healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

What the Special Olympics Meant to Eunice Kennedy Shriver | The Oprah Winfrey Show | OWN

Original airdate: July 22, 1998 It started as a simple dream in Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s backyard and grew to become an international phenomenon. During its 46 years of existence, the Special Olympics have had a profound impact on the lives of millions of children and adults with intellectual disabilities, their families and viewers across the […]

President Obama Attends a Performance Commemorating the Special Olympics

The President and First Lady will host “A Celebration of Special Olympics and A Unified Generation” at the White House to mark the anniversary of the Special Olympics. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of […]

The President Speaks at Dinner to Celebrate Special Olympics

President Obama delivers remarks at a dinner in celebration of Special Olympics and A Unified Generation. July 31, 2014. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American […]