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Where Were The Summer Olympic Games In 1964

Where were the Summer Olympic Games in 1964

In 1964, the Olympic Games were held in the Japanese capital - Tokyo. These were the first in the modern history of the Olympics games in Asia. Their conduct in the "Island Empire", recently defeated in World War II, Japan was for a very important step towards the re-integration into modern civilization.

The…

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Who Participates In The Olympic Games In London

Who participates in the Olympic Games in London

In the summer of 2012 in the British capital will host the important sports event - the Olympic Games. Thousands of athletes will gather in one place, which will show their skills in 32 sports.

Thirties in a row Summer Olympic Games will be held in London from July 27 to August 12…

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As Sochi Won Olimpiadau 2014

As Sochi won Olimpiadau 2014

XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi will be held from 7 to 23 February 2014, the decision was taken at the 119th Session of the IOC July 4, 2007. Among the candidates to host the Winter Games in 2014 was not a clear favorite, so the victory of the Russian bid was a pleasant surprise for…

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How Was The Olympic Games In Athens 2004

How was the Olympic Games in Athens 2004

The venue of the Summer Olympic Games in the capital of Greece, was chosen in 2004 - the city of Athens. The Organizing Committee and the Greek authorities have made great efforts to successfully hold the Olympics. The total cost for the Games amounted to about 13 billion euros.

Opening ceremony of the…

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Where Were The Winter Olympic Games 1968

Where were the Winter Olympic Games 1968

In 1968, the International Olympic Committee has once again entrusted the conduct of the French games. This year, the capital of international sports competitions in winter sports became Grenoble.

The final decision on what the game will be held in Grenoble, was taken at a meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1964.…

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Where Were The Winter Olympic Games 1976

Where were the Winter Olympic Games 1976

Winter Olympic Games are one of the most important global sports events. They are attended by representatives of dozens of countries, sports are broadcast all over the world. One of the most exciting in the history of the sport has become a Winter Olympic Games in 1976.

Originally it was planned that the 1976…

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Why Olympic Referees Deprived Ukrainian Gymnasts Bronze Medal

Why Olympic referees deprived Ukrainian gymnasts bronze medal

Refereeing in some sports - a thing quite subjective. To be awarded a perfect score, and whose defect discovered, it depends on the group of judges. And sometimes they can change their decision awarding victory earlier loser participants and taking the medal winners have already been announced.

A similar situation happened at the…

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How Did The Olympic Games 1952 In Oslo

How did the Olympic Games 1952 in Oslo

In 1952, in Oslo took place VI Olympic Winter Games. For the right to hold them also fought Italian town of Cortina d'Ampezzo and Lake Placid (USA), but IOC members decided against them. Athletes from the Soviet Union in the Olympic Games did not participate because the government feared too low results, which…

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Winter Olympics 1928 In St. Moritz

Winter Olympics 1928 in St. Moritz

After a successful week of winter sports in Chamonix in 1924, individual Winter Olympic Games were scheduled in the next Olympic season. The venue was the Swiss town of St. Moritz.

In the second winter from 25 countries attended the Olympics. For the first time in the Winter Games made Germany, which the team had…

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In Which Olympic Team Of The Ussr Did Not Participate

In which Olympic team of the USSR did not participate

Although the Olympic Charter declares the separation of wrestling from politics, in practice, this principle does not work properly. Public event of this magnitude can not be used in the global political game. In 1984, the only time in the history of the USSR, political motives have led to non-participation of…

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Those Who Spoke At The Closing Of The Olympic Games

Those who spoke at the closing of the Olympic Games

XXX Summer Olympic Games held in London from July 27 to August 12, 2012, athletes from 204 countries took part in them. Colorful opening and closing ceremonies were held at the Olympic Stadium, specially built to the beginning of the Games.

If the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games are all…

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Where Were The Winter Olympic Games Of 2010

Where were the Winter Olympic Games of 2010

For the right to host the Winter Olympic Games 2010 fought three cities: Vancouver Canada, Salzburg of Austria and South Korea's Pyeongchang. After the first round of voting was the undisputed favorite Pyeongchang, but in the second round of the Vancouver beat him by a margin of three votes. Up to this point…

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Winter Olympics 1976 In Innsbruck

Winter Olympics 1976 in Innsbruck

In times of confrontation between the Soviet Union and the countries of the West competition Olympians had not only sports, but also political importance - the two systems, socialist and capitalist, trying to prove whose development option more correct. I was no exception and Competition in the Austrian city of Innsbruck, which turned a desperate struggle…

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Summer Olympic Sports: Weightlifting

Summer Olympic sports: weightlifting

Weightlifting program of modern Olympic Games for the first time appeared in 1896 in Athens. Since athletes are consistently delighted the audience with their remarkable strength except in 1900, 1908 and 1912's, when competition in the sport was not performed. Female weightlifter first performed at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.

Weightlifting - this is a technical and…

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Summer Olympic Sports: Sailing

Summer Olympic sports: sailing

Sailing competitions were included in the program of the Summer Olympic Games in 1900 at the Olympics in Paris. Since then, the sport has traditionally been considered to be Olympic. In competitions involving different types of yachts and played 10 sets of medals.

The history of the participation of Russian sailors in the Olympic Games begins in…

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How Did The Olympic Games 1988 In Seoul

How did the Olympic Games 1988 in Seoul

The right to hold XXIV Summer Olympics Seoul received on the 84th Session of the IOC 30 September 1981. After boycotts previous Olympics strongest athletes of the USSR, the USA, the German Democratic Republic and other countries finally regained the ability to compete.

Completely avoid boycotts failed this time: in sign of solidarity…

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How Did The Olympic Games 1948 In London

How did the Olympic Games 1948 in London

In 1948, after a break of 12 years, which occurred because of the Second World War, resumed the Olympic Games. The capital of the summer competition was London, although this city, like many others in Europe, has been hit by the war.

At the London Olympics arrived some traditional participating States. Germany and…

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How To Book A Ticket To The Olympics In London

How to book a ticket to the Olympics in London

Very soon, sports fans expect an important event - start XXX Summer Olympic Games in London. For many sports fans to witness all the action - a real dream. And if you eat it means you can carry it out.

Instruction how to order a ticket to the Olympics in London

Step…

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As The Attack Ended At The Olympic Games In Munich

As the attack ended at the Olympic Games in Munich

Summer Olympic Games 1972, held in Munich, were overshadowed by a tragic event - a terrorist attack organized by the radical Palestinian group "Black September." As a result of its September 5 were taken hostage 11 members of the Israeli delegation - athletes, coaches and judges. During the rescue operation, carried…

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Where Will The Summer Olympics

Where will the Summer Olympics

Venue of the IOC Olympic Games (International Olympic Committee) selects among applicants candidate cities in advance. This process is long and complex, and even gambling for third-party observers. For two years (2003-2005) IOC weed out five candidates out of 9, and then in four rounds of voting with a difference of only 4 points out of…

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