2016 Olympics: Pac-12 Rio Olympics Quick Facts

2016 Olympics: Pac-12 Rio Olympics Quick Facts
• Pac-12-affiliated athletes won 55 total medals in 12 sports during the Summer Olympic Games in Rio. If the Conference were a country, it would have finished fifth among all countries behind Russia (56). Pac-12 athletes also claimed 25 gold medals …
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5 Things They Don’t Want You to Know About the Olympics
You’ve seen the sappy commercials and the heartwarming back stories on morning talk shows. The athletes who have earned spots at the Olympic Games are the purest of the pure, the world’s most dedicated sportsmen and women who probably won’t earn much more …
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The Ancient History of Cheating in the Olympics
News broke last week that despite a state-sponsored doping scheme, the Russian delegation would not be wholly disqualified from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Instead, individual athletes’ fates are being assessed by their respective sporting federations.
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