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The Encyclopedia of the Summer Olympics

by David Fischer

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Franklin Watts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference - Encyclopedias,
  • Olympic games,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Sports & Recreation - Olympics,
  • Olympics,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Watts Reference

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7781828M
    ISBN 10053116392X
    ISBN 109780531163924
    OCLC/WorldCa343815918

    Adams, C. () Innsbruck In Findling, J. and Pelle, K. D. (eds) Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement. Westport, CT.: Greenwood Publishing, pp. [Winter Olympics] [Innsbruck ] The Olympic Games - A. J. Veal Online Bibliography No. 2, Australian Centre for Olympic Studies, University of Technology Sydney 2. 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Olympics From a gymnast with a wooden leg to a medalist busted for drinking beer, explore 10 surprising facts about the Summer Olympics. Moscow Olympic Games, athletic festival held in Moscow that took place July 19–August 3, The Moscow Games were the 19th occurrence of the modern Olympic Games. The Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan in December led to the largest boycott in the history of the Olympic movement. The softball games were held in Columbus, Georgia (approximately miles from the main Olympic Games site of Atlanta, Georgia). Countries competing at the Summer Olympics included the United States, China, Australia, Japan, Canada, Taiwan, the Governing body: ISF.

    The idea was enthusiastically received and the Modern Olympics were born. The first Olympics were held two years later in Athens, where athletes from 14 nations competed in the ancient Panathenaic stadium to large and ardent crowds. Americans captured nine out of 12 track and field events, but Greece won the most medals with The Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece from August 13 , until August 29 It was the first time since that the Olympics were held in Greece. 10, athletes took part. There were medal city: Athens, Greece.   The ancient Olympic Games included several of the sports that are now part of the Summer Games program, which at times has included events in as many as 32 different sports. In the Winter Games were sanctioned for winter sports. The Olympic Games have come to be regarded as the world’s foremost sports competition. The ancient Olympic Games. Lists about: Olympics Opening Ceremony Books, The Olympic Games, Game Theory, ATY - Related to the Olympic Summer Games in Japan, Non-Fiction A.

      If the Olympics are every four years, what about the Winter Games? Both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games are held every four years. Since , though, the two events have been staggered, so Author: Andrew Keh. Teams from Cuba have been in 19 of 26 Summer Olympic Games overall. Cuban athletes have never been in the Winter Olympic Games. Cuban athletes have won a total of medals at the Summer Olympics. The National Olympic Committee for Cuba is the Comité Olímpico Cubano. It was formed in and recognized in MedalistsNOC: Cuban Olympic Committee. The Olympics have changed a great deal since , when there were no women’s events at all. The winter Games only began in TRACK AND FIELD is the focus of the summer Games, but many events have come and gone, such as the tug-of-war. Recent additions include volleyball, canoeing, and cycling. The International Olympic Committee sent out an announcement assuring fans that the Summer Olympics in Tokyo are still slated to happen Author: Justin Curto.


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The text is edited The Encyclopedia of the Summer Olympics book Findling, a professor of history at Indiana University Southeast, and Pelle, a counselor at the same institution.

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Tucked away in the vast library of mediocre books about the Olympics are some real gems. Olympic historian David Goldblatt surveys the field and picks the gold. But much more than a statistical compendium, the book also offers a wealth of Winter Olympic history, anecdote, and lore, bringing alive the most dramatic From speed skating to snowboarding, bobsleigh to ice hockey, this encyclopedia book gives the medals tables, timings, distances, and scores of every event, and provides vital information on 4/5.

The summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, is shaping up to be the most watched and most highly attended Olympics of all time.

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The Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, were held in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 Augustfollowed by the Paralympic Games from 29 August to 9 September. London became the first city to host the modern Olympic Games three times; London also hosted the Summer Olympics and the Summer OlympicsHost city: London, United Kingdom.

United States at the Summer Olympics. The United States of America has sent athletes to every celebration of the modern Summer Olympic Games with the exception of the Summer Olympics, during which it led a boycott. The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is the National Olympic Committee for the United : United States Olympic Committee.

The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad are an international sporting event which are held every four years by the International Olympic "Games", as they are often called, are held in a different city each time. It is a great honour for a city to be "awarded" (given) the right to hold the Olympic Games.

A clear font is used and the layout is uncluttered. The book is heavily illustrated with cartoon style illustrations, which add a lightly humorous touch. Topics covered include a chapter on great Olympic heroes and there is an appendix listing all the dates and venues of the summer and winter Olympics.

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Age Groups. 0 - 2 Years 3. Cuba is expected to compete at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 Augustthe Games have been postponed to 23 July to 8 Augustbecause of the –20 coronavirus pandemic.

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