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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

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!


#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...


#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...

from BBC Sport

Rio 2016 Olympics: Just how Great were Britain?

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