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  • Kenya arrests three officials over Rio mismanagement

    By Isaack Omulo NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya has arrested three top members of its Olympic committee, a Reuters witness said, after mismanagement of the contingent nearly derailed the country's participation in the Rio Games. On Friday, chef de mission Stephen arap Soi and assistant secretary of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) James Chacha were taken to a police station in Nairobi upon arrival from the Olympics, alongside the body's Secretary General F. K. Paul, according to the witness. Another official, Chief Executive of Athletics Kenya Susan Kamau, told Reuters she too was questioned by police but shortly released. More »

    Reuters - 9 minutes ago
  • Ter Stegen, Mascherano in Barcelona squad for Athletic clash

    Ter Stegen, Mascherano in Barcelona squad for Athletic clash

    Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Javier Mascherano are back for Barcelona's game with Athletic Bilbao, but new signing Jasper Cillessen misses out. More »

    Omnisport - 11 minutes ago
  • Athletics-Kenya arrests three officials over Rio mismanagement

    By Isaack Omulo NAIROBI, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Kenya has arrested three top members of its Olympic committee, a Reuters witness said, after mismanagement of the contingent nearly derailed the country's participation in the Rio Games. On Friday, chef de mission Stephen arap Soi and assistant secretary of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) James Chacha were taken to a police station in Nairobi upon arrival from the Olympics, alongside the body's Secretary General F. K. Paul, according to the witness. Another official, Chief Executive of Athletics Kenya Susan Kamau, told Reuters she too was questioned by police but shortly released. More »

    Reuters - 20 minutes ago
  • Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games

    Irish boxers investigated for betting during Olympic Games

    It is not yet known on which sports the boxers had placed the bets. More »

    TheJournal.ie - 28 minutes ago
  • Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: Which Platform Won the Olympics?

    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: Which Platform Won the Olympics?

    With more and more people getting their news from social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, the 2016 Rio Olympics represented one of the biggest opportunities of the year for both companies to drive engagement and ad revenue. The two companies rolled out ways to follow the Olympics on their platforms, and Facebook introduced photo filters and frames for fans to show their support. Twitter highlighted its total reach, while Facebook pointed to its engagement. More »

    Newsweek - 32 minutes ago