Tag: Olympic

Usain Bolt sprints into PokerStars partnership

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The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, has confirmed he will become and ambassador for PokerStars alongside his friend, comedian Kevin Hart.   Olympic champion Usain Bolt, will promote the game of poker as part of a new partnership with PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. brand. The eight-time Olympic gold medallist announced his new partnership via a social media exchange with his friend and...

Olympic integrity in question following IOC decision

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected calls for a blanket ban on Russia at the Rio 2016 Games, raising concerns from bookmakers about the integrity of the world’s most prestigious sporting event. The IOC instead ruled that individual sports federations should decide whether Russians are eligible to compete, however the athletes will still need to meet strict criteria laid...