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Winter Olympics 1980 In Lake Placid

Winter Olympics 1980 in Lake Placid

In 1980, two Olympic Games held - summer was organized in the Soviet Union, and winter - in the United States. As gaming capital of Lake Placid was chosen, which has already hosted similar competitions in 1932.

Winter Olympics 1980 took place in good time - she could end up before the scandal about the…

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How Is The Closing Of The Olympic Games

How is the closing of the Olympic Games

The country is conducting the Olympic Games, is trying to make the opening and closing ceremonies memorable, to use all possible achievements of technical thought, give a strong national flavor. However, some traditions remain unchanged and are used for processing each of the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games.

Each ceremony is accompanied…

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The Best Russian Hockey Players

The best Russian hockey players

"Real men play hockey." The lines of the song, created during the Soviet era, familiar to millions of people. Indeed, ice hockey - one of the most severe, potentially dangerous, but also the most spectacular, exciting sports. A team of the USSR, which was the successor of the Russian national team, became famous victories in the…

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Why Is Albert Demchenko Could End His Career

Why is Albert Demchenko could end his career

The famous Russian luger and multiple medalist Albert Demchenko major competition today is preparing for his seventh Olympics. Over 30 years of professional sports career, he has achieved great results in the luge, and became the leader of the Russian national team. However, after the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, he intends to…

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Summer Olympics 1920 In Antwerp

Summer Olympics 1920 in Antwerp

Summer Olympics, VII in a row, held in Antwerp. Officially, they were opened on August 14 and closed - AUGUST 30. However, the first event in the framework of their (race skaters and hockey players) were carried out in April. In July, the sailors were fighting for medals and arrows, and the players played in August…

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Winter Olympic Sports: Luge

Winter Olympic sports: luge

Luge hit the Olympic program rather late. It happened in 1964 in Innsbruck. Since then, the competition for this type carried out at all Winter Olympics. During the competition the athletes descend from the mountains on the prepared track on the single or double sled. No steering devices on sports sleigh no. Luge runs his "vehicle", changing…

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Summer Olympics 1968 In Mexico City

Summer Olympics 1968 in Mexico City

The decision to hold XIX Olympic Games in Mexico, the International Olympic Committee adopted at its 60th session in Baden-Baden, in October 1963. Participants had four. In addition to Mexico City, the title of the XIX Olympiad capital claimed by Detroit, Lyon and Buenos Aires. Mexican capital won 30 votes.

At the XIX Olympic Games…

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How To Find Accommodation During The 2014 Olympics In Sochi

How to find accommodation during the 2014 Olympics in Sochi

Sochi 2014 Olympics is a very important event for our country, in addition, it is a very spectacular event, so it is not surprising that many people want to go there, at least as spectators. Tickets for the grandstand are already on sale, but if you are not a resident of…

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Summer Olympic Sports: Basketball

Summer Olympic sports: basketball

Basketball has appeared in the Olympic program at the last pre-war forum - in 1936 in Berlin. It was attended by 23 teams that made the basketball tournament the most representative among the team sports at the XI Summer Games. The first gold in the sport got the US team, the Canadians were second and third -…

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As Athletes Speak Of The Ski Slopes In Sochi

As athletes speak of the ski slopes in Sochi

Organizers of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi have been forced to make significant adjustments in a ski circuit in Krasnaya Polyana. This was done after the top athletes commented by testing it on stage on March 2013 Biathlon World Cup.

What did the participants of the athletes on the Biathlon World Cup,…

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Summer Olympic Sports: Trampolining

Summer Olympic sports: trampolining

Jumping on a trampoline are gymnastic sport. They are part of the Summer Olympics. Competitions in trampolining are divided into single statements and synchronous with the two athletes.

It is believed that invented the trampoline circus acrobat from medieval France Du trampoline. Development of jumping as a sport associated with the name G. Nissen American. In 1939…

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Winter Olympic Sports: Alpine Skiing

Winter Olympic sports: Alpine skiing

Alpine skiing includes five disciplines. It's slalom, giant slalom, super-G, downhill and alpine combined event. In a special outfit athletes overcome triggers route.

Skiing is a ski descent from the snow-covered slopes. winner of the competition is determined by the time spent in overcoming the route, the length and complexity of which depends on the particular…

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How Did The 1972 Olympics In Sapporo

How did the 1972 Olympics in Sapporo

In 1972, the first Olympic Games held outside the United States and Europe. The capital of the XI Olympic Winter Games was the Japanese city of Sapporo. Games were held from 3 to 13 February.

Japan has not claimed to be the leading sports powers at the time. Therefore, the main purpose of the…

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How Did The 1972 Olympics In Sapporo

How did the 1972 Olympics in Sapporo

In 1972, the first Olympic Games held outside the United States and Europe. The capital of the XI Olympic Winter Games was the Japanese city of Sapporo. Games were held from 3 to 13 February.

Japan has not claimed to be the leading sports powers at the time. Therefore, the main purpose of the…

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Winter Olympic Sports: Freestyle

Winter Olympic Sports: Freestyle

Among Olympic sports freestyle - one of the youngest. The official program of the Winter Olympics he was in 1992 in Albertville, and four years before this demonstration competitions were held in Calgary. Freestyle includes three disciplines - Mogul, acrobatic jumps and ski ballet. In the Olympic program were still only two species in ballet competitions at…

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Who Will Be The Ambassadors Of The Olympic Games Of 2014 In Sochi

Who will be the ambassadors of the Olympic Games of 2014 in Sochi

Before the 2014 Winter Olympics left a few months. During the preparations for them were made a lot of bright and interesting projects to involve every citizen of our country in this great sporting event. Among these projects - the program "Sochi 2014 Ambassadors."

The essence of…

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Where Were The Summer Olympic Games In 2000

Where were the Summer Olympic Games in 2000

Venue Olympics turn of the millennium has been determined at the 101st session of the MOK in Monaco. It was seven years before the Games, and the applicants have been the capital of Turkey (Istanbul), Germany (Berlin), China (Beijing), and English Manchester and Australian Sydney. In three rounds of voting in the first…

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How To Choose A Symbol Of The Winter Olympics In Sochi

How to choose a symbol of the Winter Olympics in Sochi

Every Olympic Games has its mascots, which are part of the Olympic symbols and help to better convey the national character of the host country of the competition, and also to bring good luck to athletes. Most often, as an Olympic mascot used animal or fictitious creature. In 2011, it…

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Where Were The Summer Olympic Games In 1984

Where were the Summer Olympic Games in 1984

XXIII Summer Olympic Games in 1984 took place at that time in the modern Olympic movement, when every sport forum boycotted any IOC member countries. It happened at the previous Games in Moscow, and the Olympics in 1980, which was held in the US Los Angeles, too, has remained in the memory is…

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Where To Find Affordable Housing In Sochi For The Olympics Time

Where to find affordable housing in Sochi for the Olympics time

2014 winter Olympics will be held in Sochi. On this spectacular sporting event I want to get a lot of people - both domestic citizens and representatives of foreign countries. By purchasing tickets, it is important to take care of housing for this period. Currently available places to stay are…

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