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15 June, 2024
 

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1. Cyprus sends trained detection dogs to Paris Olympics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sends-trained-detection-dogs-to-paris-olympics

Two detection dogs of the Cyprus Police together with their trainers will travel to Paris beginning of July to contribute to the counter-terrorism security measures taken by the French authorities during the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris. ...

2. French say 'Non!' to English at 2024 Paris Olympics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-say-non-to-english-at-2024-paris-olympics

In a bold move reminiscent of a linguistic battlefield, French lawmakers have sounded the alarm against the encroachment of English in the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics. With a resolution adopted on Thursday, the lower house of parliament fired a shot across the bow, urging all involved - from organizers to athletes and journalists - to uphold the French language....

3. Vera Tukolukova clinches silver and bronze for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vera-tukolukova-clinches-silver-and-bronze-for-cyprus

Cypriot athlete Vera Tukolukova has won one silver (ribbon) and two bronze medals (clubs and hoop) at the 2024 European Cup in Rhythmic Gymnastics in Baku....

4. Cypriots shine bright as they prepare for Paris 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-shine-bright-as-they-prepare-for-paris-2024

In a remarkable display of athletic prowess, Cypriot athletes are making waves across Europe, leaving their mark in various sporting disciplines and raising hopes for a triumphant showing at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games....

5. Versailles' elite horses prepare for Olympic showcase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/versailles-elite-horses-prepare-for-olympic-showcase

The historic Versailles Palace Gardens will soon host the Paris Olympics equestrian sports....

6. Olympic flame lit in Ancient Olympia, embarks on journey to Paris

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/olympic-flame-lit-in-ancient-olympia-embarks-on-journey-to-paris

The Olympic Flame embarked on its journey from Ancient Olympia, marking the Lighting Ceremony for the 33rd Olympic Games 2024, set to be hosted in Paris from July 26 to August 11....

7. Olympic flame ignited in Ancient Olympia for Paris 2024 Games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/olympic-flame-ignited-in-ancient-olympia-for-paris-2024-games

The anticipation for the Paris 2024 Olympics reached a crescendo on Monday as the Olympic flame was lit in a captivating dress rehearsal in ancient Olympia. ...

8. Minister Michaelidou champions women in sports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-michaelidou-champions-women-in-sports

Our priority is the promotion and participation of women in all aspects of sport, focusing our efforts on cooperation and consultation with relevant bodies......

9. Inspiring opening ceremony for Cyprus Special Olympics in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inspiring-opening-ceremony-for-cyprus-special-olympics-in-limassol

Sunday night's inauguration of the Cyprus Special Olympics at Limassol's historic port brought joy and enthusiasm to 600 individuals with intellectual disabilities from Cyprus, Greece, and Malta. ...

10. Olympic flame lights up hope for Paris games

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/olympic-flame-lights-up-hope-for-paris-games

The Olympic Flame lighting ceremony ahead of the Paris Olympic Games will take place at the ancient site of Olympia on April 16 in a public event......

11. Paris Olympics rekindles condom tradition in athletes' village

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paris-olympics-rekindles-condom-tradition-in-athletes-village

As Paris gears up for this summer's Olympic Games, organizers are reinstating a longstanding tradition: distributing condoms in the athletes' village. ...

12. Cyprus drowning in trash as stats report more waste, less recycling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-drowning-in-trash-as-stats-report-more-waste-less-recycling

Brace yourselves, Cyprus – we've got a waste problem. The latest data from Eurostat, the EU's number cruncher, shows that in 2022, we each tossed out a whopping 673 kg of municipal waste....

13. Capturing history on the slopes: The 1962 Int'l Ski Championships in Cyprus (Photo Gallery)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/capturing-history-on-the-slopes-the-1962-int-l-ski-championships-in-cyprus-photo-gallery

Images capturing a moment of normality, a year before the intercommunal riots of 1963, were captured by the camera of 17-year-old Yannis Michaelides from Nicosia....

14. Nicosia gears up for Quantum Nicosia Marathon 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-gears-up-for-quantum-nicosia-marathon-2023

On Sunday, December 10, 2023, Nicosia will host the eagerly awaited "Quantum Nicosia Marathon 2023," featuring various race categories, including the Marathon, Half Marathon, 7.7 Miles (12,400m), and 5km races (individual and corporate). ...

15. Bedbugs threaten 2024 Olympics in Paris

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bedbugs-threaten-2024-olympics-in-paris

In recent weeks, a concerning surge of bedbugs has been reported not only in Paris but also in several other French cities....

16. Countdown to 2024 Paris Olympics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/countdown-to-2024-paris-olympics

Official invitations have been sent out to participating countries as France counts down the days until the 2024 Paris Olympics....

17. Paris revives Seine swimming after century

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paris-revives-seine-swimming-after-century

With a year to go to the Olympics, Paris is in the final phase of a historic clean-up which will soon see swimmers and divers back in the River Seine....

18. Cyprus' double triumph: Historic gold in European Athletics and bronze in Olympic sailing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-double-triumph-historic-gold-in-european-athletics-and-bronze-in-olympic-sailing

Cyprus celebrated a historic gold medal at the European Athletics Under-23 Championships held in Espoo, Finland from July 13 to 16. Elena Kulitsenko, representing Cyprus, delivered an outstanding performance in the women's high jump final, securing the gold with her highest jump at 1.91m....

19. Cypriots shine at Special Olympics World Games in Berlin with eight medals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-shine-at-special-olympics-world-games-in-berlin-with-eight-medals

Cypriots have won eight medals so far at the Special Olympics World Games held in Berlin....

20. Europe's royals bid farewell to Greece's ex-king in Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-royals-bid-farewell-to-greece-s-ex-king-in-athens

European royalty gathered in Athens on Monday for the funeral of former King Constantine of Greece, born a prince but spurned by his country which abolished the monarchy in 1974....

21. Greece’s last king dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-last-king-dies

Greece's former King Constantine II, whose nine-year reign coincided with one of the most turbulent periods in the country's political history, died on Tuesday aged 82, state website ERT news reported...

22. Russian and Belarusian athletes banned from winter Paralympics after U-turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-and-belarusian-athletes-banned-from-winter-paralympics-after-u-turn

Russian and Belarusian athletes will be banned from the Beijing Winter Paralympics after the International Paralympic Committee reversed its original decision....

23. The Queen tests positive for Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-the-queen-tests-positive-for-covid

The monarch is experiencing "mild cold-like symptoms" but expects to continue "light duties" at Windsor over the coming week, the palace said....

24. US anti-doping chief questions Valieva's drug regimen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-anti-doping-chief-questions-valieva-s-drug-regimen

Kamila Valieva -- the teenage Russian figure skater at the center of a doping controversy roiling the Beijing Olympics -- had three substances that can be used to aid the heart in her testing sample,...

25. Russian skater claims heart drug found in her system may have been her grandpa's

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-skater-claims-heart-drug-found-in-her-system-may-have-been-her-grandpa-s

Scandal-hit Olympic ice skater Kamila Valieva may have failed a doping test because of her grandfather’s heart condition and the medication he takes, it has been claimed....

26. Russia's foreign minister urges Putin to continue talks with the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-foreign-minister-urges-putin-to-continue-talks-with-the-west

Russia's foreign minister urged President Vladimir Putin on Monday to continue talks with the West, saying that negotiations aren't yet exhausted as tensions rise over Ukraine....

27. Russian skater can compete amid doping controversy, but medal ceremony won’t be held

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-skater-can-compete-amid-doping-controversy-but-medal-ceremony-won-t-be-held

Russian teenager Kamila Valieva has been cleared to compete in the women’s figure skating competition at the Winter Olympics despite failing a pre-Games drug test, setting her up for an attempt at a second gold medal....

28. Kamila Valieva: Russian star at center of doping controversy, reports say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kamila-valieva-russian-star-at-center-of-doping-controversy-reports-say

The International Olympic Committee has refused to comment on whether the athlete at the center of a doping controversy at Beijing 2022 is the 15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva, despite the teenager being named in multiple reports around the world....

29. With rings breaking from block of ice, Olympic Games ceremony begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-rings-breaking-from-block-of-ice-olympic-games-ceremony-begins

The opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics kicked off on Friday night, the culmination of preparations beset by the Covid-19 pandemic and criticism over human rights in China that led several countries to mount a diplomatic boycott....

30. 'Take back life’: More nations ease coronavirus restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-back-life-more-nations-ease-coronavirus-restrictions

Late-night partying at clubs. Elbow-to-elbow seating in movie theaters. Going without masks in public, especially in Europe and North America: Step by step, many countries are easing their COVID-19 restrictions amid hopes the omicron wave may have passed its peak....

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