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Olympics

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Modern Olympics The Ancient Olympics in Greece In 776 BCE the Olympics began The Olympics First day: Parade toward Olympia
Contestants had to swear to the statue of Zeus that they would not use any unfair means in order to win the Games. Second day: Men Events: chariot races, horse races, and the pentathlon Third day: The Sacrifice to Zeus of 100 bulls for the Victory Banquet
Boys Event: chariot races, horse races, and the pentathlon Fourth day: Men Events: upright wrestling, boxing, race in armor and foot races Fifth Day: Victory Banquet By 393 AD Emperor Theodosius decreed that all such "pagan cults" be banned The Olympic Torch The Olympic flame is "The light of knowledge, life and spirit and it 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 in Berlin in 1936 The Olympic Flag The five colors of the rings blue, yellow, black, green, and red interlaced from left to right represent the union of the continent of the meeting of athletes all over the world. The Flag was designed by Pierre de Coubertin. Red: Australia Yellow: America Green: Asia Black: Europe Blue: Africa Key events that shape
Olympic Games today 1924:
Summer and Winter Olympics was created Now the Games were held every two years. 1960:
CBS created the first Olympic Games to be aired on television Revolutionized the publicity of the Olympics 1972:
Munich Massacre, 11 members of the Israeli team was held hostage by the Black September terrorists and eventually killed. David Berger
Ze'ev Friedman
Yossef Romano
Eliezer Halfin
Mark Slavin
Yossef Gutfreund
Yakov Springer
Amitzur Shapira
Kehat Shorr
Andre Spitzer
Moshe Weinberg How the Olympics brings us together? Putting differences aside and competing with one another
Shows cultures from other countries Afghanistan Gabon Nigeria
Albania The Gambia Norway
Algeria Georgia Oman
American Samoa Germany Pakistan
Andorra Ghana Palau
Angola Greece Palestine
Antigua and Barbuda Grenada Panama
Argentina Guam Papua New Guinea
Armenia Guatemala Paraguay
Aruba Guinea Peru
Australia Guinea-Bissau Philippines
Austria Guyana Poland
Azerbaijan Haiti Portugal
The Bahamas Honduras Puerto Rico
Bahrain Hong Kong Qatar
Bangladesh Hungary Romania
Barbados Iceland Russian Federation
Belarus India Rwanda
Belgium Indonesia Saint Kitts and Nevis
Belize Iran Saint Lucia
Bermuda Iraq Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Benin Ireland Samoa
Bhutan Israel San Marino
Bolivia Italy Sao Tome and Principe
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jamaica Saudi Arabia
Botswana Japan Senegal
Brazil Jordan Serbia
British Virgin Islands Kazakhstan Seychelles
Brunei Kenya Sierra Leone
Bulgaria Kiribati Singapore
Burkina Faso Korea, North Slovakia
Burundi Korea, South Slovenia
Cambodia Kuwait Solomon Islands
Cameroon Kyrgyzstan Somalia
Canada Laos South Africa Countries Involved: Cape Verde Latvia South Sudan
Cayman Islands Lebanon Spain
Central African Republic Lesotho Sri Lanka
Chad Liberia Sudan
Chile Libya Suriname
China Liechtenstein Swaziland
Colombia Lithuania Sweden
Comoros Luxembourg Switzerland
Congo, Republic of the Macedonia Syria
Congo, Democratic Madagascar Taiwan
Republic of the Cook Islands Malawi Tajikistan
Costa Rica Malaysia Tanzania
Cote d'Ivoire Maldives Thailand
Croatia Mali Togo
Cuba Malta Tonga
Cyprus Marshall Islands Trinidad and Tobago
Czech Republic Mauritania Tunisia
Denmark Mauritius Turkey
Djibouti Mexico Turkmenistan
Dominica Fed. States of Micronesia Tuvalu
Dominican Republic Moldova Uganda
East Timor Monaco Ukraine
Ecuador Mongolia United Arab Emirates
Egypt Morocco United Kingdom
El Salvador Montenegro United States
Equatorial Guinea Mozambique Uruguay
Eritrea Myanmar Uzbekistan
Estonia Namibia Vanuatu
Ethiopia Nauru Venezuela
Fiji Nepal Vietnam
Finland Netherlands Virgin Islands*
France New Zealand Yemen
Nicaragua Zambia
Niger Zimbabwe Events: SUMMER:
archery
badminton
basketball
beach volleyball
boxing
canoe / kayak
cycling
diving
equestrian
fencing
field hockey
golf
gymnastics
handball
judo
modern pentathlon
rowing
rugby 7s
sailing
shooting
soccer / football
swimming
synchronized swimming
table tennis
taekwondo
tennis
track and field
triathlon (swimming, biking, running)
volleyball
water polo
weightlifting
wrestling WINTER:
Bobsled
Luge
Skeleton
Ice Hockey
Figure Skating
Speed Skating
Short Track Speed Skating
Curling
Alpine, Skiing and Snowboarding Events
Alpine Skiing
Freestyle Skiing
Snowboarding
Nordic Events
Biathlon
Cross-Country Skiing
Ski Jumping
Nordic Combined Resulted to an increase in security Timeline: 776 BCE 394 CE 1894 CE 1896 CE Start of Olympics in Olympia Greece Roman Emperor Theodosius abolishes the games By the urging Pierre de Coubertin, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was founded. The first modern Olympics in Athens. No women competed. 1936 CE 1924 CE 1920 CE 1900 CE Paris Games, 11 women competed. Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, and Turkey are not invited, having been on the wrong side of the Great War. First Winter Olympics First torch relay 1960 CE 1972 CE CBS created the first Olympic Games to be aired on television. Munich massacre, terrorists from the Black September kidnapped eleven Israeli athletes. Citation:
Rogge, Jacques. “Ancient Olympic Games”, First Olympics in Olympia. Olympic Movement, n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013.
“Olympic Flag”, Flag of Olympic. Compare InfoBase. Ltd, n.a. Web. 10 Jan. 2013
“Timeline of Key Events in Olympic History” n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2013.
Horvath, Rebecca, “Olympics Bring us all together with Pride, Passion and Patriotism”, Johnson City Press.com. TImesnews.com, 13 Aug. 2012. Web. 18 Jan. 2013.
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