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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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What Are Olympic Medals Made Of? - Chemistry - About.com
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 made from ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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.
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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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History of the Olympics - 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin
Although there was much discussion about boycotting the 1936 Olympic Games because they were being held in Nazi Germany, the Olympics were held as ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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