Olympics

  • (noun): The modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country.
    Synonyms: Olympic Games, Olympiad

Some articles on olympics, olympic:

2014 In Sports - Olympics
... 2014 Winter Olympics will be held in Sochi, Russia. ...
Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards - 1988 Olympics
... In the 1988 Olympics, Edwards competed in, and finished last in, both the 70m and 90m events ... Shortly after the Olympics finished, the entry requirements were greatly toughened, making it next to impossible for anyone to follow his example ...
Yap Kim Hock - Career
... and competed at the Atlanta 1996 Summer Olympics and the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics in the badminton men's doubles event with Cheah Soon Kit ... At the Atlanta 1996 Summer Olympics, they had a bye in the first round and defeated Ha Tae-kwon and Kang Kyung-jin of Korea in quarterfinals ... At the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics, they could only reached the second round before losing to the South Korean doubles ...
Ryoko Tani - Career
... seven world titles and she brought home the 48 kg-category gold medal from Sydney Olympics in 2000 and the Athens Olympics in 2004 ... She gained her fifth Olympic medal with the bronze ... Tani became in 2008 the first female judoka to compete at five Olympics ...
2024 Summer Olympics - Potential Bids - Europe
... Azerbaijan Baku submitted a bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics and later submitted a bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics ... unsuccessful in vying to be the host city for the 1992, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games ... will mark the 100th anniversary of the 1924 Summer Olympics held in Paris ...