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- Over the past 80 years, the Winter Olympics have become the
- Nonetheless, the magic of the Olympics is such that sary to host the Olympics is such that candi- Candidate Cities and Venues for the Winter Olympics.
- Classroom Olympics
- Lead the class in a discussion about the world Olympics. Use the fact find out how well they can do in a classroom version of the Olympics. 3.
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- Liu impresses as top hurdlers ease through
- Liu, who has raced infrequently and often in pain since his dramatic departure from the heats at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, looked comfortable with his newly adopted seven-step start and won the opening heat in 13.20 seconds.
- Hancock, Hickenlooper taking a look at 2022 Colorado Winter Olympics bid
- John Hickenlooper are starting to mull the possibility of making a bid for the 2022 winter Olympics. No formal meetings have been scheduled between the two, but informal discussions are taking place about courting the Olympics.
- Hooker takes aim at London
- "Obviously the Olympics is the big one," she said. "I know that he'll go back and work harder, and come back with a vengeance next year." The only man to win two straight Olympic pole vault titles was American Bob Richards in 1952 and 1956.
- Double-amputee Pistorius reaches 400 semifinals
- But in 2008, Pistorius was cleared to compete by the Court of Arbitration for Sport — even though he failed to qualify for that year's Beijing Olympics and the 2009 worlds in Berlin. He did win three gold medals at the Beijing Paralympic Games.
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- Olympic Games Medals, Results, Sports, Athletes | London 2012
- Official source of Olympic Games sports, countries, results, medals, schedule, athlete bios, teams, news, photos, videos for Summer and Winter Olympics.
- 2012 Summer Olympics | Video, Schedules, Results, TV | NBC
- Coverage of the 2012 Olympics in London by NBCOlympics.com includes exclusive video, results, schedules, athletes, news, photos, & TV Listings.
- Olympic Games - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- The Olympic Games are a major international event featuring summer and winter sports, in which thousands of athletes participate in a variety of competitions.