Archives for posts with tag: Olympics

Mandela Embraced the Power of Sports for Resistance & Unity

Mandela understood the power of sport to provide dignity & hope in the face of state-sponsored oppression, to undermine discrimination with resistance & to heal & help unite a society that the racial segregation of apartheid had brutally divided.

Blog Report: PARALYMPICS: LESS NATIONALISM = LESS TV COVERAGE, By Ambassador Mo
More about the human spirit, the vision & courage to overcome, is the way I would describe the Paralympics. Unlike the regular Olympics though there was at best minimal broadcast coverage of the Paralympics – the athletes were just or more as graceful, endeavoring & beautiful. Courage & effort were more evident. –MORE–
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AFGHANISTAN & CENTRAL ASIA DIVERSITY FOR OLYMPIC SUCCESS, By Francesco Rulli – President Film Annex
Central & South Asia include incredible diversity of cultures, languages, & regions from countries like: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Iran & Pakistan. Afghanistan’s Olympics representative in Taekwoondo, repeat his Beijing performance & won his consecutive 2nd Bronze medal in London, confirming Afghanistan sports are consolidating its presence & taking full advantage of its diversity & potential. -MORE-
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Blog Report: TUNISIA’S MELLOULI TURNS ARAB SPRING INTO SUMMER GOLD, By Susan Sacirbey
Oussami Mellouli is Tunisia’s big winner as he clinched two medals in the men’s 10-kilometer swimming marathon in the pool and open water at the same Olympics to set an Olympic record. –MORE–
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Blog Report: DOES MITT KNOW DIPLOMACY OR AT LEAST OLYMPICS? By, Ambassador Mo

Can Romney get Brits to dislike Americans as well? After only a few years under the Bush Administration, US Government had dribbled away much of the sympathy & support in wake of September 11 terror attacks. Remember, we Americans got so pissed-off with France that it became trendy to rename French fries into “freedom fries.” It was the British though that we always assumed we could count upon. –More–

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Blog Report: SAUDI FEMALE ATHLETES — OBSCENE TO EXCLUDE THEM! By Ambassador Mo
Reportedly a female judo and runner will represent the KSA – Now that Saudi Arabia has decided to reverse a long standing practice of only sending men/males to the Olympics, it is an opportune moment to see how much “obscenity” is inflicted by those who espouse to see it in so many daily life activities including those consistent with Islam. –More–
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Blog Report: SPORT AS PLATFORM FOR RACISM – FASCISM? By Ambassador Mo
“Presence of extremist groups, including neo-Nazi & skinhead, in sporting events is matter of serious concern,” Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia & related intolerance, said in report to HRC, pointing to recent incidents during European Union Football Associations’ championships as evidence that racism in sport is a serious problem. -More-
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