Tag: Rio 2016

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXXVII) – Rio 2016: ELIUD KIPCHOGE (1984-)

Start of RIo 2016 Olympic marathon (Photo by Tasnim News Agency, CC BY 4.0) The men’s marathon at the Rio 2016 Olympics was held on August 21, the final day… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXXVI) – Rio 2016: JEMIMA SUMGONG (1984-)

Jemima Sumgong Rio 2016 Rio 2016 logo Rio de Janeiro won the bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games against the candidatures of Madrid, Chicago and Tokyo. These were the… Read more »

RISING PHOENIX (2020, Ian Bonhôte & Peter Ettedgui, 105min)

“The Olympics is where the heroes are made. The Paralympics is where the heroes come.” Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee Available in Netflix “Rising Phoenix” is a… Read more »