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Ralph Lauren chooses blue jeans for Team USA's Olympic uniforms

Ralph Lauren chooses blue jeans for Team USA's Olympic uniforms

Ralph Lauren —who has dressed Team USA at nine consecutive Olympics and Paralympics— has unveiled Tuesday his latest creations for the athletes who will represent the country at the Paris Olympics. For the opening ceremony on the Seine, the designer has opted to outfit the Olympians in a classic navy Ralph Lauren blazer with red and white detailing, paired with a striped Oxford shirt, navy knit tie, and tapered light denim jeans.


New report warns of heat danger at Paris Olympics

New report warns of heat danger at Paris Olympics

A new report out Tuesday, backed by climate scientists and athletes, warned about the dangers posed by extreme high temperatures at this year's Paris Olympics. The "Rings of Fire" report —a collaboration between non-profit Climate Central, academics at Britain's University of Portsmouth and 11 Olympians— said conditions in Paris could be worse than the last Games in Tokyo in 2021.


Paris prepares epic Olympics dance show

Paris prepares epic Olympics dance show

Music pounds through an empty hangar on the outskirts of Paris as dancers perform a few snatches of a top-secret routine in front of giant mirrors. Audiences will get to see the fruits of their labours on 26 July when the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games is held in Paris.


Last stop on the Olympic Qualifier Series begins Thursday in Budapest

Last stop on the Olympic Qualifier Series begins Thursday in Budapest

The second and final stop of the Olympic Qualifier Series (OQS) begins this Thursday in Budapest with over 460 athletes competing to qualify for a spot in the Paris Olympics. The OQS is the International Olympic Committee’s new multi-sport festival-style series to determine which athletes will go on to represent their respective countries in BMX freestyle, breaking, climbing and skate. Its inaugural four-day event in Shanghai was attended by 45,000 spectators, including the IOC’s president, Thomas Bach, who praised the event’s organisers