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Olympic
Olympic or Olympics may refer to Olympic Games, international multi-sport event held since 1896 Ancient Olympic Games, ancient multi-sport event held
Jan 10th 2017



Olympic symbols
The Olympic symbols are icons, flags and symbols used by the International Olympic Committee to elevate the Olympic Games. Some—such as the flame, fanfare
Apr 21st 2017



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
Apr 4th 2017



RMS Olympic
Olympic RMS Olympic (/ʊˈlɪmpɪk/) was a transatlantic ocean liner, the lead ship of the White Star Line's trio of Olympic-class liners. Unlike her younger sister
Apr 25th 2017



Olympic medal
For Olympic medal tables, see All-time Olympic Games medal table. An Olympic medal is awarded to successful competitors at one of the Olympic Games. There
Apr 5th 2017



Olympic flame
The Olympic flame is a symbol of the Olympic Games. Commemorating the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus, its origins lie in ancient Greece
Apr 24th 2017



Olympic Games
OlympicsOlympics. For the ancient Greek games, see Olympic-Games">Ancient Olympic Games. For other uses, see Olympic (disambiguation). The modern Olympic Games or OlympicsOlympics (French:
Apr 2nd 2017



International Olympic Committee
Olympic-Committee">The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comite international olympique, CIO) is the supreme authority of the worldwide Olympic movement. It is
Apr 11th 2017



Summer Olympic Games
"GamesGames Olympic Summer Games" redirects here. For the video game, see GamesGames Olympic Summer Games (video game). Games The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad
Apr 24th 2017



Olympic weightlifting
Weightlifting, also called Olympic-style weightlifting, or Olympic weightlifting, is an athletic discipline in the modern Olympic programme in which the athlete
Apr 20th 2017



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. ^ A. Including
Jan 25th 2017



Youth Olympic Games
Junior Olympics (disambiguation). The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) is an international multi-sport event organized by the International Olympic Committee
Apr 14th 2017



Independent Olympians at the Olympic Games
Olympians at the Olympic Games for various reasons, including political transition, international sanctions, suspensions of National Olympic Committees and
Apr 9th 2017



List of Olympic Games host cities
This is a list of host cities of the Olympic Games, both summer and winter, since the modern Olympics began in 1896. Since then, summer games have usually –
Apr 19th 2017



Winter Olympic Games
of winter Olympic Games, see the list below. "Winter Olympics" redirects here. For the TV episode of the The Goodies, see Winter Olympics (The Goodies)
Apr 25th 2017



Olympic Games ceremony
Olympic-Games Olympic Games ceremonies of the Ancient Olympic-Games Olympic Games were an integral part of these Games; the modern Olympic games have opening, closing and medal ceremonies
Apr 5th 2017



Ancient Olympic Games
For the modern event, see Olympic Games. The Olympic Games (Ancient Greek: Ὀλύμπια Olympia, "the Olympics" also Ancient Greek: Ὀλυμπιάς Olympias "the
Apr 26th 2017



Olympic Airlines
successor to Olympic Airlines, see Olympic Air. Olympic Airlines (Greek: Ολυμπιακές Αερογραμμές, Olympiakes AerogrammesOA), formerly named Olympic Airways
Apr 26th 2017



Olympic Stadium
show-piece stadia from various Olympic Games. For a list of stadia named Olympic Stadium, see Olympic Stadium (disambiguation). Olympic Stadium is the name usually
Apr 25th 2017



National Olympic Committee
Olympic-Committee">National Olympic Committee (NOC) is a national constituent of the worldwide Olympic movement. Subject to the controls of the International Olympic Committee
Mar 8th 2017



1996 Summer Olympics
Paralympics. The 1996 Summer Olympics, known officially as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially as the Centennial Olympic Games, was a major international
Apr 23rd 2017



Refugee Olympic Team at the 2016 Summer Olympics
Olympic-Team">The Refugee Olympic Team competed at the 2016 Olympics">Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016, as independent Olympic participants
Mar 2nd 2017



Hellinikon Olympic Complex
Hellinikon-Olympic-Complex">The Hellinikon Olympic Complex is situated at Hellinikon in the south Athens, approximately 16 kilometres from the Olympic Village. It was built on the
Apr 22nd 2017



List of Olympic mascots
See also: List of Paralympic mascots The Olympic mascots are fictional characters, usually an animal native to the area or human figures, who represent
Apr 24th 2017



Athens Olympic Sports Complex
Athens-Olympic-Park">The Athens Olympic Park (formerly known as Olympic Athletic Center of Athens "Spiros Louis" (Greek: Ολυμπιακό Αθλητικό Κέντρο Αθηνών "Σπύρος Λούης") or
Apr 1st 2017



List of Olympic torch relays
The Olympic torch relay is the ceremonial relaying of the Olympic Flame from Olympia, Greece, to the site of an Olympic Games. It was first performed
Feb 28th 2017



Olympic Stadium (London)
London Stadium, (originally known as the Olympic Stadium), is a stadium in Stratford, Greater London, England, at Marshgate Lane in the Lower Lea Valley
Apr 7th 2017



2016 Summer Olympics
For the Summer Paralympics, see 2016 Summer Paralympics. The 2016 Summer Olympics (Portuguese: Jogos Olimpicos de Verao de 2016), officially known as the
Apr 23rd 2017



2000 Summer Olympics
2000 Games Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad and commonly known as Sydney 2000 or the Millennium Olympic Games/Games
Apr 26th 2017



Sydney Olympic Park
Sydney-Olympic-ParkSydney Olympic Park is a large sports and entertainment complex in western Sydney. It is also an official suburb of Sydney, commonly known as Olympic Park
Apr 12th 2017



2010 Winter Olympics
"2010 Olympics" redirects here. For the Youth Olympics, see 2010 Summer Youth Olympics. "Vancouver-2010Vancouver 2010" redirects here. For the video game, see Vancouver
Apr 25th 2017



2012 Summer Olympics
For the Summer Paralympics, see 2012 Summer Paralympics. The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012
Apr 23rd 2017



European Youth Olympic Festival
Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) is a biennial multi-sport event for youth athletes from the 48 member countries of the association of European Olympic Committees
Feb 25th 2017



Olympic Order
The Olympic Order is the highest award of the Olympic Movement and is awarded for particularly distinguished contributions to the Olympic Movement, i
Mar 28th 2017



1976 Summer Olympics
The 1976 Montreal Summer Olympics, officially called the Games of the XXI Olympiad (French: Les XXIes olympiques d'ete), was an international multi-sport
Apr 23rd 2017



1998 Winter Olympics
Paralympics, see 1998 Winter Paralympics. The 1998 Winter Olympics, officially the XVIII Olympic Winter Games (French: Les XVIIIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver
Apr 22nd 2017



Olympic Park railway line
Olympic Park railway line serves the Sydney Olympic Park precinct. Originally opened as the Abattoirs branch in 1911, it was rebuilt as the Olympic Park
Jun 17th 2016



2002 Winter Olympics
Paralympics, see 2002 Winter Paralympics. The 2002 Winter Olympics, officially the XIX Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as Salt Lake 2002, were a
Apr 21st 2017



Bids for Olympic Games
National Olympic Committees select from within their national territory cities to put forward bids to host an Olympic Games. The staging of the Paralympic
Apr 17th 2017



2008 Summer Olympics
22nd nation to host the Olympic Games and the 18th to hold a Summer Olympic Games. It was the third time that the Summer Olympic Games were held in East
Apr 24th 2017



Sydney Olympic FC
Sydney-Olympic-Football-ClubSydney Olympic Football Club is an Australian semi-professional soccer club, based in Belmore, Sydney, New South Wales, that plays in the National Premier
Apr 26th 2017



Olympic Mountains
The-Olympic-MountainsThe Olympic Mountains are a mountain range on the Olympic Peninsula of western Washington in the United States. The mountains, part of the Pacific Coast
Apr 19th 2017



Olympic Hymn
The Olympic Hymn (Greek: Ολυμπιακός Ύμνος, Olympiakos Ymnos), also known informally as the Olympic Anthem, is a choral cantata by opera composer Spyridon
Mar 15th 2017



2004 Summer Olympics
For the Summer Paralympics, see 2004 Summer Paralympics. The 2004 Summer Olympic Games (Modern Greek: Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004, Therinoi Olympiakoi
Apr 25th 2017



Olympic Stadium (Athens)
The Olympic Stadium of Athens "Spyros Louis" (Greek: Ολυμπιακό Στάδιο Αθηνών "Σπύρος Λούης", Olympiako Stadio "Spyros Louis") is part of the Athens Olympic
Apr 21st 2017



Olympic-size swimming pool
confused with long course triathlon. An Olympic-size swimming pool is the type of swimming pool used in the Olympic Games, where the race course is 50 metres
Feb 24th 2017



New Zealand Olympic Committee
The New Zealand Olympic Committee (before 1994, The New Zealand Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association) is the body in New Zealand responsible for
Oct 28th 2016



1992 Summer Olympics
Paralympics. For the opening ceremony, see 1992 Summer Olympics opening ceremony. The 1992 Summer Olympic Games (Spanish: Juegos Olimpicos de Verano de 1992;
Apr 23rd 2017



2014 Winter Olympics
Summer Youth Olympics held in Nanjing, China, see 2014 Summer Youth Olympics. The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially called the XXII Olympic Winter Games
Apr 23rd 2017



Helsinki Olympic Stadium
The Helsinki Olympic Stadium (Finnish: Helsingin Olympiastadion; Swedish: Helsingfors Olympiastadion), located in the Toolo district about 2.3 kilometres
Apr 21st 2017





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