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History of the Olympics - List of the Olympic Games
A year-by-year overview of all the modern Olympic Games.
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
Adolf Hitler's controversial regime, in the end they put their differences aside and sent their athletes to Germany. The 1936 Olympics would see the first Olympic ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
History of the Olympics - 1906 Olympic Games in Athens
However, the plan to implement additional Olympic Games in Greece did not continue after the 1906 Games; thus the 1906 Olympics is considered unofficial.
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.
1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City Overview - 20th Century History
The 1968 Olympic Games were very exciting. The Olympics were both disrupted by protests and surprised by new techniques in the high jump and long jump.
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.