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Young Maasai warriors urged to hunt medals not lions During the Maasai Olympics, Maasai warriors are offered an alternative to killing lions as part of their traditional rite of passage Conservation Environment Society Sport World
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‘I’m a 16-year-old world champion climber: I feel like I’m dancing on the rock’ World champion rock climber Ashima Shiraishi won her first competition when she was just seven. Now, her sights are set on the 2020 Olympics Opinion
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Olympic hopefuls bring inspiration to refugee camp Kakuma refugee camp in north-west Kenya has been a place of celebration this week as residents cheer on their friends and family flying the ... Society
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Keeping pace: the Rio residents fighting to keep their communities For Rio’s favela dwellers the story of the 2016 Olympics has been one of disbanded communities, demolished homes and broken promises of urba... Society
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Levelling the field for transgender athletes Television personality and former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner catapulted transgender issues into the mainstream. But it’s the new Olympic guidel... Sport
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A time for transformation With the Olympic Games marking a moment of inspiration, 2012 is an opportunity for humanity to move into spiritual maturity, says Paul Fletc... Paul Fletcher Perspective
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