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History of the Olympics - List of the Olympic Games
A year-by-year overview of all the modern Olympic Games.
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Learn About the Science of the Olympics - Chemistry - About.com
Are you trying to work the Olympics into a science project or discussion? Here are some science topics and projects relating to the Olympic Games.
http://chemistry.about.com/od/holidaysseasons/tp/Olympics-Science.htm
Interesting Olympic Facts - 20th Century History - About.com
Ever wondered what the five rings on the Olympic flag symbolize? What do gymnasiums have to do with being naked? Find out the answers to these questions ...
http://history1900s.about.com/od/greateventsofthecentury/a/olympicfacts.htm
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.
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Olympic Golf Tournament Format and Qualification - About.com
How will golfers qualify for an Olympic golf tournament, and what will the format be? Here's an explanation of the proposed format.
http://golf.about.com/od/tourmajorevents/f/olympicformatfield.htm
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 ...
http://history1900s.about.com/od/1930s/a/1936-Olympics.htm
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.
http://history1900s.about.com/od/fadsfashion/a/olympics1952.htm
Are the Olympic Gold Medals Real Gold? - Chemistry - About.com
This is the Olympic gold medal awarded to biathlete Magdalena Neuner at the 2010 Winter Olympics at Vancouver. GraceKelly, Creative Commons License.
http://chemistry.about.com/od/gold/f/Are-The-Olympic-Gold-Medals-Real-Gold.htm
History of the Olympics - 1960 Olympic Games in Rome
The 1960 Olympic Games were held in Rome and featured the star athletes Abebe Bikila (who ran and won the marathon while barefoot) and Cassius Clay ...
http://history1900s.about.com/od/fadsfashion/a/olympics1960.htm
What Are Olympic Medals Made Of? - Chemistry - About.com
They used to be solid gold, but now Olympic gold medals are made from something else. Here's a look at the metal composition of Olympic medals and how the ...
http://chemistry.about.com/od/metalsalloys/f/what_are_olympic_medals_made_of.htm
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