Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’

The Blaze Oped: Despite Olympian Tradition, the Beat of Hatred Harbored by Muslim Athletes Goes On

August 22nd, 2016

An incident occurred August 12 challenging the very reason modern day Olympics were started. To put it into perspective, background on the Games is needed.   The first Olympic Games for which written evidence exists were held in 776 BCE, although it is believed they started earlier. The tradition they be held every four years continued for

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The Blaze Oped: God Claims an Olympic Gold, Two Silvers and One Saved Life

August 16th, 2016

God appears to be alive and well at the 2016 Olympics!   Simone Manuel, 20, made history August 11 by becoming the first African-American woman to win an Olympic medal in an individual swimming event.   Manuel tied Canadian Penny Oleksiak in the 100-meter freestyle, giving each a gold medal. But only moments after her win, Manuel

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