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Olympic Games print that page

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The Olympic Games are a major international event featuring summer and winter sports, in which thousands of athletes participate in a variety of competitions . The Olympic Games have come to be regarded as the world’s foremost sports competition. [ 1 ] The Games are currently held every

Summer Olympic Games print that page

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The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad are an international multi-sport event , occurring every four years, organized by the International Olympic Committee . Medals are awarded in each event, with gold medals for first place, silver for second and bronze for third, a

Olympic Games ceremony print that page

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victor's prize was an olive wreath . The various elements of the ceremonies are mandated by the Olympic Charter and cannot be changed by the host nation. Even the artistic portion of the opening and closing ceremonies must meet the approval of the International Olympic Committee or IOC.

Olympic video games print that page

2004 and Beijing 2008 . [ edit ] List of games [ edit ] Official games Barcelona 1992 - Olympic Gold by U.S. Gold Lillehammer 1994 - Winter Olympics: Lillehammer 94 by U.S. Gold Atlanta 1996 - Olympic Summer Games by U.S. Gold Nagano 1998 - Nagano Winter Olympics '98 by

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2002 Olympic Winter Games figure skating scandal print that page

At the 2002 Winter Olympics held in Salt Lake City , the figure skating competition was the source of much controversy and one of the immediate causes for the revamp of scoring in figure skating . Contents 1 The competition 1.1 Breakdown of marks 2 The scandal 3 Immediate

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Winter Olympic Games print that page

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The Winter Olympic Games are a sporting event , which occurs every four years. The first celebration of the Winter Olympics was held in Chamonix , France, in 1924. The original sports were alpine and cross-country skiing , figure skating , ice hockey , Nordic combined , ski jumping and

Ancient Olympic Games print that page

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The Olympic Games ( Ancient Greek : τὰ Ὀλύμπια – ta Olympia ; Modern Greek : Ὀλυμπιακοὶ Ἀγῶνες ( Katharevousa ), Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες ( Dimotiki ) – Olympiakoi Agones ) were a series of athletic competitions held for representatives of various

Youth Olympic Games print that page

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The Youth Olympic Games ( YOG ) is an international multi-sport event first held in Singapore from August 14 to August 26, 2010. The games are held every four years in staggered summer and winter events consistent with the current Olympic Games format. [ 1 ] The Youth Olympic Games feature

Ice hockey at the Olympic Games print that page

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States were also competitive during this period and won multiple medals. Between 1920 and 1968, the Olympic hockey tournament was also counted as the Ice Hockey World Championship for that year. The Soviet Union first participated in 1956 and overtook Canada as the dominant international

Hayley Wickenheiser print that pageTimeline of Hayley Wickenheiser

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[ edit ] International Medal record Competitor for   Canada Women's ice hockey Olympic games Silver 1998 Nagano Tournament Gold 2002 Salt Lake City Tournament Gold 2006 Torino Tournament Gold 2010 Vancouver Tournament IIHF World Women's Championships