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from The Independent

The inspirational stories behind the Olympic refugee team

For the first time in Olympic history, a refugee team is competing.  The ten athletes, who are competing in events from judo to marathon running, are serving as a “symbol of hope” for refugees. The inclusion of the team at the 2016 Rio Games reflects the steadily growing refugee crisis and shines a light on the plight of millions of displaced people displaced by war and conflict across the world.

from The Huffington Post

23 Pictures Of Olympians Performing Mind-Blowing Feats

Fabio Basile, 21, Italy. Men's 66kg Judo Final.

from Mail Online

Brazil's golden girl Rafaela Silva brings hope to a lost generation

Rafaela Silva celebrates after winning the gold medal of the women's 57-kg judo - Rio 2016

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from BBC Sport

Rio 2016: Great Britain and Northern Ireland's Olympic team

Loving this epic summer of sport? With just a month to go until the Rio Olympics, it's time to take a look at Team GB!

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#RIO2016 Cyrille Maret of France celebrates his bronze medal after the final Judo men's 100kgs at Carioca Arena 2 during Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics on...

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#RIO2016 Under 100kg judo bronze medallist Cyrille Maret of France during the medal ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics on August 11 2016 held at the Carioca...

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from BBC Sport

Rio 2016 Olympics: Just how Great were Britain?

A breakdown of Team GB's amazing success at the Rio 2016 Olympics

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