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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
Created by Pierre de Coubertin in 1914, the Olympic flag contains five interconnected rings on a white background. The five rings symbolize the five significant ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
History of the Olympics - 1900 Olympic Games in Paris
The 1900 Olympics, hosted by his own country, greatly disappointed Pierre de Coubertin. Coubertin and the IOC lost control when the French government took ...
History of the Olympics - 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin
There was international debate as to whether the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany should be boycotted. The United States was extremely close to boycotting but ...
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 ...
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.