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History of the Olympics - List of the Olympic Games
A year-by-year overview of all the modern Olympic Games.
Interesting Olympic Facts - 20th Century History - About.com
The Official Olympic Flag Created by Pierre de Coubertin in 1914, the Olympic flag contains five interconnected rings on a white background. The five rings ...
1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany - 20th Century History
In August 1936, the world came together for the quadrennial Summer Olympics in Berlin, the capital of Nazi Germany. Although several countries had threatened ...
History of the Olympics - 1896 Olympic Games in Athens
The first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. Learn more about the first Olympic athletes and the events they competed in.
What Are Olympic Medals Made Of? - Chemistry - About.com
Oct 2, 2014 ... What do you think Olympic medals are made of? Are the gold medals really gold ? They used to be solid gold, but now Olympic gold medals are ...
History of the Olympics - 1960 Olympic Games in Rome
It had been Coubertin's wish since 1904 to have the Olympics hosted in Rome: "I desired Rome only because I wanted Olympism, after its return from the ...
Figure Skating at the Winter Olympics - About.com
Women's figure skating is the most popular figure skating event at the Winter Olympics. There are "queens and princesses of the ice" who have left their mark on ...
The 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles - History
Since the world was mired in the Great Depression, many countries and guests were slow to respond to invitations to the 1932 Olympic Games. However, the ...
1952 Olympic Games - Helsinki, Finland - 20th Century History
Since the Soviet Union joined in their first Olympics since 1912, the 1952 Olympic Games were largely a reflection of the Cold War.
Olympic Boxing - Get Inside Olympic Boxing - About.com
The United States has won more Olympic boxing medals than any other country .. . but has been far from dominant in recent Olympic Games. Find out who is ...