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Michael Edwards - How to be an Olympic competitor without being a famous athlete

Michael Edwards was born in 1963 in Cheltenham, southwest England. As a young boy, he set his sights on becoming an Olympic competitor

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Spyridon Louis - Greek peasant who “accidentally” won the Olympics

The path to the Olympic medals usually takes over one year and requires hard work by the athlete

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Interesting facts about judo

The founder of judo is the Japanese martial arts master, Jigoro Kano (1860-1938). Interestingly, as a child, he was frail and shy and was constantly mocked by his peers. At seventeen, Jigoro Kano began practicing jiu-jitsu

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Interesting facts about the escalator

The inventor of the escalator was American Nathan Ames, who received a patent for a “continuous stairway” in 1859

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How a dead athlete won the Olympics

How a dead athlete became the winner of the Olympic Games A unique event took place at the Olympic Games in ancient Greece in 564 BC

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13 interesting facts about soccer

Soccer is popular all over the world. Almost every country has national teams that take part in this sport

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Interesting facts about curling

Interesting facts about curling are certainly not the most popular sport in the world. But, one of the oldest

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Interesting facts about Athens

Athens, the capital of Greece, is a marvelous and very interesting place steeped in history

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Where is the village of Silachi?

For many years, farming was the major source of livelihood for the villagers of Asola-Fatehpur Beri in northern India

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