olympic spirit


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olympic spirit

One of seven spirits (Aratron, Bethor, Hagith, Och, Ophiel, Phalec, and Phul) closely related to the seven planets.
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After the plane landed, Mayor of Sarajevo Abdulah Skaka once again said that he believed that the Olympic spirit has again awakened in Sarajevo.
The use of political interference to take away Taichung's right to host the games is a violation of the Olympic spirit, he added.
'Now, on the political level, the discussions can continue in the Olympic spirit of understanding and peace.
In the face of this statement, it is abundantly clear to FIFA's suspicion that the president of the Saudi Sports Authority promotes false news, using sport as a weapon of pressure for political gain, which runs counter to the most basic Olympic spirit and international conventions governing sport.
"The two sides noted the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games have provided a meaningful opportunity to realize the Olympic spirit of peace and unity, as well as for peace on the Korean Peninsula and the restoration of the South-North Korean relationship, and agreed to continue working together even after the end of the Olympics to enable the establishment of lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula, sustainable development of the South-North relationship and cooperation with the international community," Cheong Wa Dae said in a statement.
In the Olympic spirit, we talk to writer Molly Lambert, who tells us the heartbreaking and inspiring story of her grandmother, Margaret Bergmann Lambert, a German-Jewish high jumper barred from participating in the 1936 Olympics.
"Clearly we would ask everyone to respect the athletes and their performances and support the great work they've done and support the Olympic spirit," said International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams.
He said, this week the world will gather in PyeongChang in the Republic of Korea, united by the Olympic spirit: in solidarity, mutual respect and friendly competition.
In a meeting with Kim Seung-ho, the South Korean diplomat, Iranian side announced its serious protest against Samsung's "immoral" move, which is against the Olympic spirit, Qassemi said.
"Throughout our 20-year legacy as an Olympic partner, Samsung has showcased our support of the Olympic Movement by helping spread the Olympic Spirit and enhance connections through our latest technological innovations and immersive experiences," said Younghee Lee, CMO and Executive Vice President, Samsung Electronics.
'The Olympic spirit is about respect, dialogue and understanding,' Bach added following the announcement in Lausanne.
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