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    • Chronological summaries of the Olympics

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    • Olympic culture

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    • History of the Olympics

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    • Olympic medals

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    • Olympic movement

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    • Nations at the Olympics

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    • Olympic Games

    • The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered the world's foremost sports competition ... Read »


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    • Summer Olympic Games

    • Summer Olympic Games

      The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad (French: Jeux olympiques d'été), first held in 1896, is an international multi-sport event that is hosted by a different city every four years. The most recent Olympics were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The International Olympic Committee organizes the game ... Read »


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    • Winter Olympic Games

    • Winter Olympic Games

      The Winter Olympic Games (French: Jeux olympiques d'hiver) is a major international sporting event that occurs once every four years. Unlike the Summer Olympics, the Winter Olympics feature sports practised on snow and ice. The first Winter Olympics, the 1924 Winter Olympics, was held in Chamonix, France. The original ... Read »


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    • Youth Olympic Games

    • Youth Olympic Games

      Summer: Winter: The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) is an international multi-sport event organized by the International Olympic Committee. The games are held every four years in staggered summer and winter events consistent with the current Olympic Games format. The first summer version was held in Singapore from 14 to 26 ... Read »


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    • Ancient Olympic Games

    • The Olympic Games (Ancient Greek: Ὀλύμπια Olympia, "the Olympics" also Ancient Greek: Ὀλυμπιάς Olympias "the Olympiad") were a series of athletic competitions among representatives of city-states and one of the Panhellenic Games of Ancient Greece. They were held in ... Read »


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    • Around the Rings

    • Around the Rings

      Around the Rings (ATR) is an Internet-based publication covering the business and politics of the Olympic Movement, as well as a wide array of issues in international sports. ATR had its beginnings in the late 1980s when Atlanta was bidding for the 1996 Olympic Games. The company – originally known as Radio Atlan ... Read »


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    • Colonialism and the Olympic Games

    • The Olympic Games have been criticized as upholding (and in some cases increasing) the colonial policies and practices of some host nations and cities either in the name of the Olympics by associated parties or directly by official Olympic bodies, such as the International Olympic Committee, host organizing committees ... Read »


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    • Cost of the Olympic Games

    • Sports-related costs for the Summer Games since 1960 is on average USD 5.2 billion and for the Winter Games USD 3.1 billion. This does not include wider infrastructure costs like roads, urban rail, and airports, which often cost as much or more than the sports-related costs. The most expensive Summer Games are London 2 ... Read »


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    • Country by Sports Representation

    • The following tables show the membership of each country into several international sports federations, which are split into several categories. These tables are, however under construction. NOC AIBA BWF FEI FINA FIE FIBA FIFA FIG FIH FIVB FISA IAAF ICF IGF IHF IJF ISSF ITTF ITF ITU IWF ... Read »


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    • Olympic diploma

    • An Olympic diploma is a paper certificate awarded to the top eight finishers in competitions at the Olympic Games. While the top three finishers have received medals since the 1896 Olympics, in 1949 diplomas for athletes placing fourth, fifth, and sixth were established, and in 1981 diplomas for seventh- and eighth-pla ... Read »


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    • The Gold Four

    • The Gold Four

      The Gold Four (Danish: Guldfireren) is the nickname for a Danish men's lightweight coxless four crew who between 1994 and 2012 has won three Olympic gold, one silver and two bronze, and 6 gold and two silver at the world championships, making them one of the most successful crews in rowing history. Eskild Ebbesen was ... Read »


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    • Great Olympic Encyclopedia

    • Great Olympic Encyclopedia

      The Great Olympic Encyclopedia (Russian: Большая олимпийская энциклопедия, or БОЭ; transliterated Bolshaya olimpiyskaya entsiklopediya) is the 3rd Olympic encyclopedia in Russian, issued by the Bolshaya Rossiyskaya entsik ... Read »


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    • Intercalated Games

    • The Intercalated Olympic Games were to be a series of International Olympic Games halfway between what is now known as the Games of the Olympiad. This proposed series of games, intercalated in the Olympic Games cycle, was to always be held in Athens, and were to have equal status with the international games. However, ... Read »


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    • Olympiad

    • An Olympiad (Greek: Ὀλυμπιάς, olympiás) is a period of four years associated with the Olympic Games of the Ancient Greeks. During the Hellenistic period, beginning with Ephorus, it was used as a calendar epoch. By this reckoning, the first Olympiad lasted from the summer of 776 BC to that o ... Read »


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    • Olympic Charter

    • The Olympic Charter is a set of rules and guidelines for the organisation of the Olympic Games, and for governing the Olympic movement. Its last revision was on the 9 September 2013. Adopted by International Olympic Committee (IOC), it is the codification of the fundamental principles, rules and by-laws. French and En ... Read »


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    • Olympic Cup

    • The Olympic Cup (French: Coupe olympique) is an award given annually by the International Olympic Committee. It was instituted by Pierre de Coubertin in 1906 and is awarded to an institution or association with a record of merit and integrity in actively developing the Olympic Movement. Its recipients have included a ... Read »


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    • Olympic results index

    • 1896 1900 1904 1908 1912 1916 1920 1924 1928 1932 1936 1940 1944 1948 1952 1956 1960 1964 1968 1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 19921996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016 2020 2024 1896 1900 1904 1908 1912 1916 1920 1924 1928 1932 1936 1940 1944 1948 1952 1956 1960 1964 1968 1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 19921996 2000 2004 2008 2012 20 ... Read »


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    • Olympic winners of the Archaic period

    • Olympic winners of the Archaic period

      Just how far back in history organized athletic contests were held remains a matter of debate, but it is reasonably certain that they occurred in Greece almost 3,000 years ago. However ancient in origin, by the end of the 6th century BC at least four Greek sporting festivals, sometimes called "classical games," had ach ... Read »


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    • List of Olympic winners of the Stadion race

    • List of Olympic winners of the Stadion race

      The following is a list of winners of the Stadion race at the Olympic Games from 776 BC to 225 AD. It is based on the list given by Eusebius of Caesarea using a compilation by Sextus Julius Africanus. The Stadion race was the first and most important competition of the ancient Olympiads and the names of the winners are ... Read »


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    • Paralympic Games

    • The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome, spina bifida), impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency (e.g. amputation or dysmelia), l ... Read »


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    • Olympic sports

    • Olympic sports are sports contested in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. The 2016 Summer Olympics included 28 sports, with five additional sports due to be added to the 2020 Summer Olympics. The 2014 Winter Olympics included seven sports. The number and kinds of events may change slightly from one Olympiad to anothe ... Read »


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    • Women at the Olympics

    • The International Olympic Committee (IOC) promotes women in sports in an effort to increase participation in the games as well recognition of the well being of women and girls in sports at all levels of sports and different structures within sports. This is consistent with the Olympic charter which promotes equality wi ... Read »


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