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  • Why mental fitness is as important as physical fitness Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Skeeze
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Oct 2017

  • Why mental fitness is as important as physical fitness

    Why mental fitness is as important as physical fitness Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Skeeze
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Oct 2017
    Athletes explain how they use their mind to give themselves the edge, as they pursue their Olympic Dreams
  • OpenLearn Live: 26th August 2016 Creative commons image Icon Nick Webb under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 26th August 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Rounding off a week of Bolts with the fastest of them all; and how can you trust online video? Free learning from...

    Watch now: OpenLearn Live: 26th August 2016 about Managing projects through people

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    5 mins

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    26 Aug 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 26th August 2016

    OpenLearn Live: 26th August 2016 Creative commons image Icon Nick Webb under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Aug 2016
    Rounding off a week of Bolts with the fastest of them all; and how can you trust online video? Free learning from across the day.
  • Rio 2016: A Caster Semenya reading list Creative commons image Icon Citizen59 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Rio 2016: A Caster Semenya reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    Caster Semenya's 800 metres victory at Rio hasn't been met with universal acclaim, as it reopens the debate...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Aug 2016

  • Rio 2016: A Caster Semenya reading list

    Rio 2016: A Caster Semenya reading list Creative commons image Icon Citizen59 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Aug 2016
    Caster Semenya's 800 metres victory at Rio hasn't been met with universal acclaim, as it reopens the debate over hyperadrogenic atheletes.
  • Rio 2016: South East Asia on the podium Creative commons image Icon Chan-Fan under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Rio 2016: South East Asia on the podium

    By Mong Palatino

    Jonathan Schooling's victory over the seemingly unbeatable Michael Phelps was just one high spot in an Olympics that...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Aug 2016

  • Rio 2016: South East Asia on the podium

    Rio 2016: South East Asia on the podium Creative commons image Icon Chan-Fan under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Aug 2016
    Jonathan Schooling's victory over the seemingly unbeatable Michael Phelps was just one high spot in an Olympics that brought success to South Eastern Asian...
  • Medal Quest: Can you guide a promising young athlete to championship success? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    26 Jul 2016

  • Medal Quest: Can you guide a promising young athlete to championship success?

    Medal Quest: Can you guide a promising young athlete to championship success? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 26 Jul 2016
    Can you help a talented child athlete make it all the way to the Olympic finals based on the choices you make for them at key stages in their...
  • The refugees hoping to make a splash at Rio 2016 Creative commons image Icon UN Brasil under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    The refugees hoping to make a splash at Rio 2016

    By Christopher Zumski Finke

    This year's Olympics includes a team of Refugees for the first time. Hear some of the athlete's stories - and find...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 Jun 2016

  • The refugees hoping to make a splash at Rio 2016

    The refugees hoping to make a splash at Rio 2016 Creative commons image Icon UN Brasil under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Jun 2016
    This year's Olympics includes a team of Refugees for the first time. Hear some of the athlete's stories - and find out why their participation is central to...
  • What do sports authorities have to do to take account of transgender competitors? Creative commons image Icon Santeri Viinamäki under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    18 Mar 2016

  • What do sports authorities have to do to take account of transgender competitors?

    What do sports authorities have to do to take account of transgender competitors? Creative commons image Icon Santeri Viinamäki under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Mar 2016
    Transgender people are now able to compete at the Olympics - but there are some who worry this might create opportunities for cheating. Katharina...
  • OpenLearn Live: 18th March 2016 Creative commons image Icon Joethelibrarian under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 18th March 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Man against horse, and how nanotechnology might help prevent AIDs. Free learning from across the day.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Mar 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 18th March 2016

    OpenLearn Live: 18th March 2016 Creative commons image Icon Joethelibrarian under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Mar 2016
    Man against horse, and how nanotechnology might help prevent AIDs. Free learning from across the day.
  • OpenLearn Live: 15th March 2015 Creative commons image Icon Karsten Thormaehlen under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 15th March 2015

    By The OpenLearn team

    Celebrating the oldest Olympian. Then more free learning through the day - although we were offline for some of it.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Mar 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 15th March 2015

    OpenLearn Live: 15th March 2015 Creative commons image Icon Karsten Thormaehlen under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Mar 2016
    Celebrating the oldest Olympian. Then more free learning through the day - although we were offline for some of it.
  • What is the zika virus? Creative commons image Icon Andre Borges / Agency Brasilia under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    What is the zika virus?

    By Derek Gatherer

    The discovery of the zika virus near the venues for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil has caused alarm at the risk to...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jan 2016

  • What is the zika virus?

    What is the zika virus? Creative commons image Icon Andre Borges / Agency Brasilia under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jan 2016
    The discovery of the zika virus near the venues for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil has caused alarm at the risk to athletes and the rest of the circus, but its...

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  • The science behind wheeled sports

    This free course, The science behind wheeled sports, focuses on cycling and wheelchair racing: what we might collectively call wheeled sports. The...

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  • The science behind wheeled sports

    The science behind wheeled sports Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 21 Sep 2017
    This free course, The science behind wheeled sports, focuses on cycling and...
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