Olympic Games
The modern Olympic Games (French: Jeux olympiques) are the leading international sporting event featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world...
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Japan National Stadium -- Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium -- by Zaha Hadid Architects
The New National Stadium of Japan will be the venue for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This stadium will host the athletics events as well as the opening and closing ceremonies of the Tokyo ...
How much are Michael Phelps’ gold medals really worth?
After 22 gold medals in four Olympic games, if Phelps wanted to sell his collection it would probably fetch millions of dollars, sports memorabilia appraisers say.
How Leni Riefenstahl shaped the way we see the Olympics
Is Leni Riefenstahl’s Olympia Nazi propaganda – or the greatest film about sport ever made? Nicholas Barber takes a look.
10 Olympic Athletes Caught CHEATING at the Games
Top 10 people who cheated at the Olympic games
Michael Phelps Ties 2,000-Year Old Olympic Record
The record has stood the test of time, outlasting civilizations, wars, epochs of change and progress. It’s no match, however, for Michael Phelps.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Summer Olympics
From a gymnast with a wooden leg to a medalist busted for drinking beer, explore 10 surprising facts about the Summer Olympics.
Will Russia be banned from the Olympics?
The World Anti-Doping Agency is recommending that the Russian Olympic team be banned from the Rio games. Could that actually happen? CNBC's Phil Han reports....
47 Years Ago, Olympian John Carlos Raised His Fist For Equality
On Oct. 16, 1968, Americans John Carlos and Tommie Smith stepped onto an Olympic podium in the heart of Mexico City, bowed their heads to receive their medals and waited for the United States’ nationa...
Oscar Pistorius To Be Freed From Jail Next Week Amid Outcry Over Lenient Sentence
Six days from now, Oscar Pistorius will once again be free to visit Johannesburg where, once, he fired a weapon at Tasha’s restaurant and asked a friend to take the blame. A month later, he fired anot...
Winter Olympics 2022: Beijing chosen to stage Games
Beijing is set to become the first city to have hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics after it was chosen to stage the 2022 Winter Games.
2012 Summer Olympics - Andy Murray avenges Roger Federer's Wimbledon victory at 2012 Summer ...
andy-murray-2012-summer-olympics.jpg British tennis player Andy Murray gave the hometown crowd quite a show Sunday (Aug. 5) when he defeated tennis great Roger Federer of Switzerland to ...
2012 Summer Olympics - The best looking USA female athletes at the 2012 Summer Olympics
We all can agree or disagree on the subject of beauty, but it is fun to play this judgmental game. Both men and women alike appreciate and admire the physical
Olympic Games - Video
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Olympic Games
Who will be the Queen? Sasha Cohen, Carolina Kostner, Miki Ando, Joannie Rochette, Mao Asada, Yu-Na Kim, Fumie Suguri, Rachael Flatt, Sarah Meier. Music: Pa...
Ancient Olympic Games
The Olympic Games (Greek: Ολυμπιακοί αγώνες , "Olympiakoi Agones") were a series of athletic competitions among representatives of city-states and one of the Panhellenic Games of Ancient Greece. The...
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1896 Summer Olympics
Template:Infobox Olympic gameshttp://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1896 Summer Olympics&action=editThe 1896 Summer Olympics (Greek: Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 1896), officially known as the Ga...
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Summer Olympic Games
The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad (French: Jeux olympiques d'été ), first held in 1896, are an international multi-sport event, occurring every four years, organized by the Intern...
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Winter Olympic Games
The Winter Olympic Games (French: Jeux olympiques d'hiver) are a major international sporting event that occurs once every four years. Unlike the Summer Olympics, the Winter Olympics feature sports pr...
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Paralympic Games
The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event, involving athletes with a range of physical disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular d...
Paralympic Games - Wikipedia
Youth Olympic Games
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 consiste...
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International Olympic Committee
6°35′49″E / 46.51806°N 6.59694°E / 46.51806; 6.59694The International Olympic Committee (IOC) (French: Comité international olympique, CIO) is a Swiss non-profit, non-governme...
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Cost of the Olympic Games
Modern Olympic Games have produced profits and losses for their host cities, with the table below listing the not so hard costs of the Games. Due to the multitude of reporting methods, the table conta...
Olympic Games ceremony
Olympic Games ceremonies were an integral part of the Ancient Olympic Games. Some of the elements of the modern ceremonies harken back to the Ancient Games from which the Modern Olympics draw their an...
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Olympic sports
Olympic sports are sports contested in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. The 2012 Summer Olympics included 26 sports, with two additional sports due to be added to the 2016 Summer Olympics. The 201...
Politics in the Olympics
The Olympic Games is a major international multi-sport event. During its history, both the Summer and Winter Games were a subject of many scandals, controversies, and illegal drug uses.Some states hav...
Use of performance enhancing drugs at the Olympic Games
The use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) has had a long history at the Olympic Games. Its origins can be traced back to the Ancient Olympics where Olympians would eat lizard meat prepared a speci...
Lists of Olympic medalists
This article includes lists of all Olympic medalists since 1896, organized by each Olympic sport or discipline, and also by Olympiad.
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List of multiple Olympic gold medalists
The page lists individuals who have won three or more gold medals at the Olympics.
This is a partial list of multiple Olympic gold medalists, listing people who have won three or more Olympic gold...
List of multiple Olympic gold medalists - Wikipedia
List of Olympic Games host cities
Since the Modern Olympics began in 1896, there have been 25 Summer Olympic Games held in 22 different cities and 22 Winter Olympic Games held in 19 different cities. In addition, three summer and two...
List of Olympic Games host cities - Wikipedia