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Olympic Games Host Cities (1896 to 2022) - Geography - About.com
A complete listing of all Olympic Game cities from the beginning of the modern Olympics in 1896 through 2020. Includes all Summer Olympic Games and Winter  ...
A List of the Olympic Games - 20th Century History - About.com
The Modern Olympic Games began in 1896, 1503 years after the ancient Olympics were abolished. Held every four years, with a few exceptions*, these Games ...
Ancient Olympic Games 101 - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Learn more about the Olympic games with this profile (1) showing that the games were religious events honoring Zeus at Olympia, which, over time, became ...
Interesting Olympic Facts - 20th Century History - About.com
The Exact Length of a Marathon During the first several modern Olympics, the marathon was always an approximate distance. In 1908, the British royal family ...
Bribery and Cheating at the Ancient Olympics
Here are some instances of cheating during the ancient olympics, based on the testimony of the second century A.D travel writer Pausanias.
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 ...
Gymnasts to Watch for the Rio 2016 Olympics: Simone Biles
These are the up-and-coming American gymnasts to watch for Rio 2016 -- and the world championships before. Simone Biles, two-time world all-around ...
History of the 1948 Olympic Games in London - 20th Century History
After the end of World War II, the Olympics resumed in 1948 in London. Although athletes were asked to bring their own food, the 1948 Olympics were extremely ...
Golf in the Olympics: Future and Past Olympic Golf Tournaments
Olympic golf existed in the dark past - and will exist again at the 2016 Summer Games in Brazil. Here's a look at what the 2016 tournaments will look like, plus ...
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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