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Melbourne Olympics Remembered 60 years on
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Tuesday November 22 2016

Melbourne Olympics Remembered 60 years on

It's been 60 years since the world's eyes were fixed on Melbourne as the Olympics came to town.

Olympics: Police Raid Construction Consortium on Fraud Charges
Business
Thursday June 9 2016

Olympics: Police Raid Construction Consortium on Fraud Charges

Brazilian federal police have raided the offices of a consortium responsible for construction at a site that will host 11 sports during August's Olympics Games in...

Japanese Architect Rejects Copycat Claims
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Thursday January 21 2016

Japanese Architect Rejects Copycat Claims

The Japanese architect behind the winning design of the Tokyo Olympic Stadium has hit out at claims he copied another design from the firm which had...

Japan Faces $A65m over Scrapped Olympic Stadium
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Thursday July 23 2015

Japan Faces $A65m over Scrapped Olympic Stadium

Japan is on the hook to pay as much as $US50 million ($A67.41 million) for its scrapped Olympic stadium even though not a single brick has...

How Sustainable Are the Olympic Games?
Urban Planning
Monday February 2 2015

How Sustainable Are the Olympic Games?

Decaying infrastructure, deserted fields, and facilities falling apart.

Leap of Faith: The Challenge of Ski Jump Engineering
Structural
Friday January 31 2014

Leap of Faith: The Challenge of Ski Jump Engineering

One of the most exciting and heart pounding events at the Sochi Winter Olympics will no doubt be the spectacular ski jumping, though little attention will...