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The Paris Olympics

Prepare yourself for the Paris Olympics with this comprehensive guide to the history, science, arts and thrills of the worldwide celebration

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A cloudy, cold, drizzling downcast day in Delft, the Netherlands. A lone bicyclist travels a cobblestone street, oblivious to the weather. Bicycles are the preferred means of transportation here. Bicyclist in Delft