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Olympics

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The Olympics The Ancient Olympics in Greece: The Olympic Torch: The Olympic Sports: Olympic Countries: The Future Olympic Schedule: The Famous Olympic Athletes: Summer Sports:
Archery
Badminton
Basketball
Beach Volleyball
Boxing
Canoe/Kayak
Cycling
Diving
Equestrian
Fencing
Field Hockey
Golf
Gymnastics
Handball
Judo
Modern Pentathlon
Rowing
Rugby
Sailing
Shooting
Soccer/Football
Swimming
Synchronized Swimming
Table Tennis
Taekwondo
Tennis Track and Field
Triathlon
Volleyball
Water Polo
Weightlifting
Wrestling


32 sports Winter Sports:
Bobsled
Luge
Skeleton
Ice Hockey
Figure Skating
Speed Skating
Short Track Speed Skating
Curling
Alpine Skiing
Freestyle Skiing(Aerials, Moguls and Sky Cross)
Snowboarding(Parallel Giant Slalom, Halfpipe and Snowboard Cross)
Biathlon(Cross-Country Skiing and Target Shooting)
Cross-Country Skiing
Ski Jumping
Nordic Combined(Ski Jumping and Cross-Country Skiing)


16 sports Afganistan
Albania
Algeria
American Samoa
Andorra
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Aruba
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
The Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Bermuda
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Cayman Islands
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Columbia
Comoros Republic of Congo
Demcratic Congo
Republic of the Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Cote d'Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
East Timor
Ecuador
Egypt
El Savador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Figi
Finland
France
Gabon
The Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guam
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japa
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
North Korea
South Korea
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Fed. States of Micronesia
Moldova
Monaco
Mongolia
Morraco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nuaru
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger Nigeria
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Palau
Palistine
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singipore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Vietnam
Virgin Islands
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe


204 countries The Start of the Olympics: In 400 BCE the Shrine of Olympia was built, the Temple of Zeus
Later in 776 BCE the Olympics began
Back then winning the Olympics linked a human to the immortals The Olympiad Begins (First Day): Parade toward Olympia
Contestants had to swear to the Statue of Zeus in the Temple of Zeus that they "Had observed the rules of training for months and that they would use no unfair means in order to win the Games" Second Day: Men Events: chariot races, horse races, the pentathlon: discus throw, long jump, javelin throw, stade race, and upright wrestling
one stade is a 192 meter sprint Third Day: the Sacrifice to Zeus of 100 bulls for the Victory Banquet
Boys Events: chariot races, horse races, the pentathlon: discus throw, long jump, javelin throw, stade race, and upright wrestling Fourth Day: Men Events: upright wrestling, boxing, race in armor, foot races: long race, stade race, double stade race Fifth Day(Final) The Victory Banquet London, United Kingdom 2012 Summer Olympics Sochi, Russia 2014 Winter Olympics Rio, Brazil 2016 Summer Olympics The Olympic flame is "The light of knowledge, life and spirit and the symbolizes the handing down from generation to generation"
The flame symbolizes the effort for perfection and the struggle for victory
First introduced to the Olympic Games in Amsterdam in 1928
First Olympic Torch Relay was run in Berlin in 1936 The Meaning of the Olympic Rings: The five colors of the Rings blue, yellow, black, green and red interlaced from left to right represent the union of the continents and the meeting of athletes from all over the world Born December 3, 1977
Represents Poland
Ski jumping
Winter Olympics
Ski Jumping Legend
8 Olympic medals Adam Malysz: Michael Phelps: Born June 30, 1985
Represented the United States
Swimming
Summer Olympics
Most medalled athlete of all time
18 Olympic medals PyeongChang, South Korea 2018 Winter Olympics Michael Jordan: Born on February 17, 1963
Represented the United States
Basketball
Summer Olympics
Basketball's Greatest Player
4 Olympic medals Andre Lange: Born on June 28, 1973
Represents Germany
Bobsled
Winter Olympics
Greatest Bobsledder of all time
10 Olympic medals Usain Bolt: Born on August 21, 1986
Represents Jamaica
Athletics
Summer Olympics
Fastest Man in the World
12 Olympic medals Alexei Yagudin: Born on March 18, 1980
Represents the Russian Federation
Figure Skating
Winter Olympics
Record-Setting Figure Skater
2 Olympic medals
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