Refugee Olympians Coming To Canada In First-Of-Kind Immigration Program

For three South Sudanese-born Olympians, this is one eventful summer: reaching the world stage, then settling in a new country half a world away.  “We feel so great … to go study in Canada,” said track athlete Paulo Amotun Lokoro. “I’m so excited.” They’re competing as members of the Refugee Olympic Team, a squad of […]

Philippines Wins First Olympic Gold After A Century

History was made on Monday when weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz won the first gold medal for Philippines at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. This was the first gold medal for the country in almost 100 years after the country sent its first delegation to the Olympics in the 1924 Paris games. Diaz won gold in the […]