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Winter Olympics close to Pope Francis’ heart, says Vatican sports official

“We will win the most important medal together, if the example of athletes with disabilities helps everyone to overcome prejudices..."

Beijing Olympic torch relay closed to public over COVID

The relay involving 1,200 torchbearers will take place across the Games' three sites and also travel to tourist attractions

Olympic flame arrives in Beijing after activists ramp up boycott calls

Activists grabbed the spotlight at Monday's lighting ceremony, unfurling a Tibetan flag and a banner that read "no genocide"

Top faith-filled moments from the Olympics

Some athletes made it clear that they were playing not only for national pride and a piece of hardware, but also for a greater purpose

Tokyo douses Olympic flame closing pandemic Games

In the end, two massive screens stadium projected a retro display that called back to the 1964 Tokyo Olympics: the word "ARIGATO"

Plastic podiums, recycled medals, cardboard beds: sustainability at Tokyo 2020

"What we have seen is now everybody is much more aware that everybody has a role to play in climate action"

Filipino Olympic gold medalist returns to hero’s welcome

Ecstatic fans at the Manila airport brought out their phones to take pictures of Diaz

Hidilyn Diaz inspires Filipinos with her victory, faith, devotion to Virgin...

Diaz’s inspirational victory and public display of her Catholic faith touched the hearts of church leaders and Filipino Catholics

From ‘plot’ to pride for Philippines’ first Olympic champion

Diaz took top billing in an ecstatic nation's newspapers above reports on a major speech by her president

Philippine bishops congratulate athlete Hidilyn Diaz for Olympic win, devotion to...

In one of the photos of the victorious athlete holding her gold medal a "Miraculous Medal of Our Lady" is seen hanging on her chest

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