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2016 Rio Olympics

MAKERS UK Cause Spotlight: Christine Ohuruogu

Christine Ohuruogu is no stranger to success. The 32-year old British track and field athlete has represented the United Kingdom on multiple occasions... Read More »

Top Moments When Women Ruled Rio

The United States nearly swept the 2016 Summer Games winning 121 medals, the most out of any country. But can you guess how many of those medals were... Read More »

Here's the First Woman to Win an Olympic Medal for Iran

On Thursday, Kimia Alizadeh made history by becoming the first woman to win an Olympic medal for Iran. She claimed bronze in the 57-kilogram class o... Read More »

Female Athletes Who Overcame Adversity While Making Olympic History

Training for the Olympics is already a challenge, but it's made even more difficult when you have the odds stacked against you. Let's take a look at s... Read More »

MAKERS Celebrate the 2016 Rio Olympics

So far, the Rio Olympics have been monumental, groundbreaking, and tear-jerking to say the least. Simone Biles took home her fourth gold medal, Micha... Read More »

Swimming to Survive, Now Swimming for the Gold: Yusra Mardini's Story

Last August, Syrian teen Yusra Mardini embarked on a month-long journey through Lebanon, Turkey, and Greece, carefully escaping capture and death. Ma... Read More »

This Is How Fast Canada Women's Soccer Team Made Olympic History

Within 20 seconds of the match in Rio, Janine Beckie scored the first goal for Canada — the fastest in Olympic men's and women's soccer history. Th... Read More »