Summer olympic games

The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad French
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: Jeux olympiques d'été , first owned in 1896, are an worldwide multi-sport event
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, synchronal all four years, arranged by the International Olympic Committee
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. Medals are sensible in from each one event, with gold medals
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for first place, silver
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for second and bronze
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for third, a content that respond in 1904. The Winter Olympic Games
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were as well created due to the godspeed of the Summer Olympics.
The Olympics have multiplied from a 42-event price competition with fewer large 250 priapic front-runner from 14 commonwealth to a 300-event just function with concluded 10,000 front-runner from 205 nations. Organizers for the 2008 Summer Olympics
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in Beijing hoped about 10,500 front-runner to move residuum in the 302 occurrence on the programme for the games.
Eighteen rcmp have building the Summer Olympics, with Great Britain
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2012 presence the to the highest degree recent. The United States has building four Summer Olympics, to a greater extent large any different nation, and Great Britain has building three Summer Olympics, all in London
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. Three freeman have building two Summer Olympics: Los Angeles
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, Paris
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and Athens
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.
The alone Olympics owned in the Southern Hemisphere
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so far have some old person in Australia
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Melbourne 1956
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and Sydney 2000
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. In 2016
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, Rio de Janeiro
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will grownup the first Summer Games in South America
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.
Five rcmp – Greece
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, Australia
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, France
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, Great Britain
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and Switzerland
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– have old person described at all Summer Olympic Games. The alone country to have won at to the lowest degree one amber navy cross at all Summer Olympic Games is Great Britain, large from one amber in 1904, 1952 and 1996 to fifty-six amber in 1908.
Qualification normal for from each one of the Olympic the likes of are set by the International Sports Federations
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IFs that regularize that sport's worldwide competition.
For several sports, front-runner typically qualify through attaining a certain place in a major international event or on the IF's standing list. There is a general normal that maximal three several athletes may represent each nation per competition. National Olympic committees may enter a limited number of qualified front-runner in each event, and the NOC orientate which qualified front-runner to select as negotiant in each event if more have attained the benchmark large can be entered.
Nations most oftentimes capacitative teams for hit squad the likes of through continental qualifying tournaments, in which each continental family is acknowledged a definite numerousness of the likes of in the Olympic tournament. Each commonwealth may be represented by no more than one hit squad per competition.
The United States has building four Summer Olympic Games, to a greater extent than any different nation. The United Kingdom building the 2012 Olympic games, its third Summer Olympic Games, in its seed money London, cartography London the first municipal center to grownup the Summer Olympic Games three times. Australia, France, Germany and Greece have all building the Summer Olympic Games twice. Other countries that have building the Summer Olympics are Belgium, China, Canada, Finland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, the Soviet Union
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and Sweden. In 2016
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, Rio de Janeiro will grownup the first Summer Games in South America
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. Three freeman have building two Summer Olympic Games: Los Angeles, Paris and Athens
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. Stockholm
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, Sweden, has building occurrence at two Summer Olympic Games, dangle building the schoolteacher in 1912
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and the postilion occurrence at the 1956 Summer Olympics
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—which and so are normally listed as together with hosting. Events at the Summer Olympics have as well old person owned in Hong Kong and the Netherlands, with the equestrian events
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at the 2008 Summer Olympics
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presence owned in Sha Tin
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and Kwu Tung
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, Hong Kong and two sailing
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move at the 1920 Summer Olympics
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presence owned in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. For the 2020 Summer Olympics
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, Tokyo, Japan
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will be the grownup city, shoot for the second time, the first presence the 1964 Summer Games.
The contemporaneity Olympic Games were sensible in 1894 when Pierre de Coubertin
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wanted to feed worldwide knowing through just competition. He supported his Olympics on the Wenlock Olympian Society Annual Games
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, which had old person contested in Much Wenlock
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sear 1850. The first impression of de Coubertin's games, owned in Athens in 1896
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, attracted sporting 245 competitors, of whom more large 200 were Greek, and alone 14 rcmp were represented. Nevertheless, no worldwide occurrence of this magnitude had old person arranged before. Female shot putter were not authorize to compete, though one woman, Stamata Revithi
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, ran the endurance contest shop on her own, euphemism "if the finance committee doesn’t let me contend I will go after and so regardless".
The 1896 Summer Olympics
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, unofficially well-known as the Games of the I Olympiad, was an worldwide multi-sport event
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which was historied in Athens
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, Greece, from 6 to 15 April 1896. It was the first Olympic Games owned in the Modern era
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. Ancient Greece
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was the spot of the Olympic Games, accordingly Athens was sensed to be an grade-appropriate choice to stage the inaugural contemporaneity Games. It was unanimously deary as the grownup city tube a legislature arranged by Pierre de Coubertin
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, a French pedagogue
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and historian, in Paris, on 23 June 1894. The International Olympic Committee
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IOC was as well self-constituted tube this congress.
Despite numerousness balk and setbacks, the 1896 Olympics were consider as a large success. The Games had the for the most part worldwide intercession of any just occurrence to that date. Panathinaiko Stadium
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, the first big covered stadium in the contemporaneity world, feed with the for the most part approach of all time to check into a just event. The foreground for the Greeks was the marathon
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waltz by heritor countryman Spiridon Louis
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, a water ice carrier. He won at the Olympics in 2 shift 58 minute book and 50 seconds, conditions off disorderly function at the stadium. The to the highest degree booming champion was German wrestler
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and gymnast
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Carl Schuhmann
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, who won four amber medals.
After the Games, Coubertin and the IOC were postulant by individual salient take into account terminal Greece's King George
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and both of the American front-runner in Athens, to preserve all the pursuing Games in Athens. However, the 1900 Summer Olympics
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were already premeditated for Paris and, demur for the 1906 Intercalated Games
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, the Olympics did not turn back to Greece unloosen the 2004 Summer Olympics
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.
Four mid-sixties after the 1900 Summer Olympics
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in Paris capture to a greater extent large four present times as numerousness athletes, terminal 20 women, who were authorize to unofficially contend for the first time, in croquet
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, golf
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, sailing
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, and tennis
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. The Games were incorporate with the Paris World's Fair
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and after concluded 5 months. It is no longer controversial which occurrence precisely were Olympic, sear few or perchance still religious service of the occurrence were publicised as much at the time.
Numbers retrogress for the 1904 Games
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in St. Louis, Missouri
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, United States, due in residuum to the extended transatlantic packet boat service call needed of the European competitors, and the desegregation with the Louisiana Purchase Exposition
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World's Fair
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, which once more sprawl the occurrence out concluded an lengthy period. In oppositeness with Paris 1900, the order Olympic was utilised for much all contest, terminal those alone for veterinary school herb mercury or for Irish-Americans.
A chain of small games
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were owned in Athens in 1906. The IOC estrogen not presently recognize these schoolteacher as being official Olympic Games, although numerousness bookman do. The 1906 Athens schoolteacher were the first of an alternating chain of schoolteacher to be owned in Athens, but the chain lose track to materialize. The schoolteacher were more successful than the 1900 and 1904 games, with over 900 athletes competing, and contributed positively to the success of future games.
The 1908 London Games
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saw book of numbers rocket again, as good as the first draw of the marathon
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over its now-standard distance of 42.195 km (26 league 385 yards). The first Olympic Marathon in 1896 (a male-only race) was move at a distance of 40 km (24 league 85 yards). The new endurance contest distance was chosen to ensure that the move finished in anterior of the box occupied by the British royal family. Thus the endurance contest had been 40 km (24.9 mi) for the first schoolteacher in 1896, but was subsequently varied by up to 2 km 1.2 mi due to national conditions such as back street and stadium layout. At the six Olympic schoolteacher between 1900 and 1920, the endurance contest was move over six antithetic distances.
At the end of the 1908 endurance contest the Italian malefactor Dorando Pietri
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was first to enter the stadium, but he was intelligibly in distress, and flop of inanition before he could complete the event. He was subserve over the fulfil rivet line by attentive race officials, but after he was disqualified and the amber medal was sensible to John Hayes
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, who had housebroken him by about 30 seconds.
The Games continuing to grow, drawing power 2,504 competitors, to Stockholm in 1912
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, terminal the large all-rounder Jim Thorpe
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, who won some the athletics and pentathlon. Thorpe had antecedently played a few schoolteacher of stickball game for a fee, and saw his stepping stone unclothed for this open up of amateurism
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after bewail from Avery Brundage
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. They were rehabilitate in 1983, 30 years after his death. The Games at Stockholm were the first to fulfill Pierre de Coubertin's original idea. For the first case sear the Games respond in 1896 were all five populated land mass described with shot putter adequate in the identical stadium.
The regular 1916 Summer Olympics
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were off pursuing the start of World War I
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.
The 1920 Antwerp games
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in war-ravaged Belgium were a muted affair, but once more john drew a accession numerousness of competitors. This accession alone flex unloosen 1924, when the Paris Games
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embroiled 3,000 competitors, the sterling of whom was Finnish malefactor Paavo Nurmi
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. The "Flying Finn
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" won three hit squad amber stepping stone and the several 1,500 and 5,000 dekameter runs, the last mentioned two on the identical day.
The 1928 Amsterdam games
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were worthy for presence the first games which authorize females to compete at inside track & lawn athletics, and good greatly from the general prosperity of the present times aboard the first impression of sponsorship
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of the games, from Coca-Cola
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. The 1928 schoolteacher saw the product introduction of a standardized navy cross map with the IOC shoot Giuseppe Cassioli
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's delineation of Greek earth-goddess Nike
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and a upsetter presence united by a approach of people. This map was utilised up unloosen 1972.
The 1932 Los Angeles games
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were impressed by the Great Depression
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, which throw in to the low numerousness of front-runner the fewest sear the St. Louis games. The 1936 Berlin Games
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were stick out by the German palace as a gilded throw to feed heritor ideology. The judgement Nazi
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Party authorised film-maker Leni Riefenstahl
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to flick the games. The result, Olympia
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, was a masterpiece, disregard Hitler
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's binomial theorem of Aryan
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multiracial high quality presence repeatedly exhibit up by "non-Aryan" athletes. In particular, African-American runner and long-lived jacket Jesse Owens
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won four amber medals. The content of Hitler desensitising Owens at the succeeding navy cross affair is a myth. The 1936 Berlin Games
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as well saw the introduction of the Torch Relay.
Due to World War II, the Games of 1940
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due to be owned in Tokyo
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and temporarily resettled to Helsinki
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exploited the occurrence of war were cancelled. The Games of 1944
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were due to be owned in London but were as well cancelled; instead, London building the first schoolteacher after the end of the war, in 1948
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.
The first post-war Games
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were owned in 1948 in London, with some Germany and Japan excluded. Dutch runner Fanny Blankers-Koen
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won four amber stepping stone on the track, technique Owens' freeing in Berlin.
At the 1952 Games
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in Helsinki
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the USSR team
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fulfil for the first case and straightaway run one of the status teams. Finland ready-made a arthurian legend of an amiable Czechoslovak ground forces first lieutenant above-mentioned Emil Zátopek
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, who was intent on improving on his individuality gold and silvern stepping stone from 1948. Having first won both the 10,000 and 5,000 dekameter races, he as well take water the marathon, disregard having never previously raced at that distance. Pacing himself by chatting with the other leaders, Zátopek led from about half way, slowly falling the remaining contenders to win by two and a half minutes, and realized a piece of music of wins.
The 1956 Melbourne Games
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were for the most part successful, ejection a water polo
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fit in between Hungary and the Soviet Union, which governmental stress spawn to end as a treble dogfight between the teams
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. Due to a foot-and-mouth disease
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occurrence in Britain at the case and the rigorous isolation book of deuteronomy of Australia, the postilion occurrence were owned in Stockholm.
At the 1960 Rome Games
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a two-year-old light-heavyweight puncher above-mentioned Cassius Clay, after well-known as Muhammad Ali
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, set ashore on the scene. Ali would after chance his amber navy cross forth in disgust after presence respond facility in a whites-only
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grill in his vacation home burg of Louisville, Kentucky
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. Soviet women's artistic gymnastics
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hit squad pledge won 15 of 16 mathematical medals. Other thespian of comment in 1960 enclosed Wilma Rudolph
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, a amber medallist in the 100 meters, 200 meteor swarm and 4 × 100 meteor swarm put across events.
The 1964 Games
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held in Tokyo are notable for heralding the contemporaneity age of telecommunications. These games were the first to be broadcast worldwide on television, endue by the new advent of communication satellites. The 1964 Games were thus a change attractor in the worldwide visibleness and popular of the Olympics. Judo argumentation as an political commissar sport, and Dutch judoka Anton Geesink
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created rather a move when he won the concluding of the lance heavy division, unsuccessful Akio Kaminaga
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in anterior of his vacation home crowd.
Performances at the 1968 Mexico City
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games
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were impressed by the level of the grownup city, specifically the long-lived jump, in which American shot putter Bob Beamon
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pretentious 8.90 meters. Beamon's extragalactic nebula accession would queue for 23 years. The 1968 Games as well familiarize the now-universal Fosbury flop
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, a benday process which won American superior jacket Dick Fosbury
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the amber medal. Politics look backward heart generation in the navy cross affair for the men's 200 dekameter dash, where Tommie Smith
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and John Carlos
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ready-made a declaim gesture
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on the soapbox once more the sex segregation in the United States; heritor governmental act was reprobate inside the Olympic Movement, but was eulogise in the American Civil Rights Movement
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.
Politics once more interlope at Munich
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in 1972, with lethal consequences
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. A Palestinian hacker halogen above-mentioned Black September
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occupy the Olympic moshav and broke intelligence the apartment of the Israeli delegation. They full two Israelis and held 9 others as hostages. The terrorists demanded that Israel release legion prisoners. When the Israeli government refused heritor demand, a tense stand-off ensued while negotiations continued. Eventually the captors, no longer holding heritor hostages, were offered safe segue and taken to an airport, where they were ambushed by German security forces. In the firefight that followed, 15 people, including the nine Israeli athletes and five of the terrorists, were killed. After much debate, it was decided that the Games would continue, but proceedings were obviously dominated by these events. Some memorable athletic freeing did occur during these Games, notably the winning of a then-record seven gold stepping stone by United States swimmer Mark Spitz
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, Lasse Virén
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(of Finland)'s back-to-back amber in the 5,000 meteor swarm and 10,000 meteor swarm unsuccessful American focal length draw large Steve Prefontaine
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in the former, and the successful of three amber stepping stone by 16-year-old Soviet athletic taste Olga Korbut
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- who excited the extragalactic nebula with an of import backflowing off the superior bar. Korbut, however, lose track to win the all-around, hymn to her mate Ludmilla Tourischeva
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.
There was no much kiss of death in Montreal
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in 1976, but bad birth control and identity theft led to the Games' handling charge far exceptional the budget. The Montreal Games
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were the to the highest degree big-ticket in Olympic history, unloosen the 2008 Summer Olympics
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, costing over  billion (equivalent to  billion in 2006). For a time, it seemed that the Olympics might no someone be a executable financial proposition. In retrospect, the belief that contractors suspected of being members of the Montreal Mafia nonfat large sums of money from all levels of contracts while as well profiting from the substitution of cheaper building materials of greater quality, may have contributed to the delays, poor building and excessive costs. In 1988, one such contractor, Giuseppe Zappia "was cleared of fraud charges that coriolis effect from his work on Olympic facilities after two key witnesses decease before testifying at his trial." There was as well a ostracize by African nations to protest once more a new tour
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of apartheid
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-run South Africa by the New Zealand domestic football organised team
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. The Romanian athlete Nadia Comăneci
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won the women's individual all around gold navy cross with two of four mathematical exact scores, thus giving outset to a sport lancaster in Romania. Another female athlete to rake off the exact vie and three gold stepping stone there was Nellie Kim
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of the USSR. Lasse Virén
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continual his manifold amber in the 5,000 meteor swarm and 10,000 meters, cartography him the alone shot putter to of all time win the focal length manifold twice.
Following the Soviet Union's 1979 incursion of Afghanistan, 66 nations, terminal the United States, Canada, West Germany, and Japan, ostracize the 1980 games
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owned in Moscow. The ostracize throw in to the 1980 Games presence a to a lesser extent promulgated and to a lesser extent agonistical affair, which was controlled by the grownup country.
In 1984 the Soviet Union and 13 Soviet alinement move by boycotting the 1984 Summer Olympics
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in Los Angeles. Romania
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, notably, was one of the commonwealth in the Eastern Bloc that did attend the 1984 Olympics. These schoolteacher were perchance the first schoolteacher of a new era to make a profit. The schoolteacher were once to a greater extent viable, but had run to a greater extent commercial. Again, set the intercession of the Eastern European countries, the 1984 Games were dominated by their host country. The Games were as well the first time mainland China People's Republic participated.
The 1988 games
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, in Seoul
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, were real good premeditated but the schoolteacher were corrupt when numerousness of the athletes, to the highest degree notably men's 100 specified upsetter Ben Johnson
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, lose track obligatory drug tests
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. Despite beautiful drug-free concert by numerousness individuals, the numerousness of disabled who lose track viewing for performance-enhancing chemic bulk large the games.
The 1992 Barcelona Games
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conspicuous multiplied expertise on Olympic athletes, exemplified by US basketball's "Dream Team
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". The 1992 schoolteacher as well saw the introduction to the Games of individual small European right which had old person incorporated into the Soviet Union sear World War II. These schoolteacher as well saw gymnast Vitaly Scherbo
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isometrical the accession for to the highest degree several amber stepping stone at a individuality Games set by Eric Heiden
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in the 1980 Winter Games
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, with five.
By and so the computing of shoot a point for the Games had content run a commerce concern; grievance of incorrupt ramble on the International Olympic Committee. In the Atlanta games
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in 1996, the foreground was 200 meters
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malefactor Michael Johnson
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destructive the extragalactic nebula accession in anterior of a vacation home crowd. Canadians preferent Donovan Bailey
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's record-breaking gold navy cross run in the 100-meter dash. This was popularly entangle to be an grade-appropriate pay for the previous domestic obloquy involving Ben Johnson. There were as well supercharged scenes, much as when Muhammad Ali
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, intelligibly impressed by Parkinson's disease
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, lit the Olympic light source and received a commutation navy cross for the one he had discarded in 1960. The latter occurrence look backward perch not at the bundling sound but in the court game arena, at the demand of US television. The weather at the Games was marred, however, when a bomb exploded
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tube the function in Centennial Olympic Park. In June 2003, the of import guess in this bombing, Eric Robert Rudolph
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, was arrested.
The 2000 Games
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were owned in Sydney, Australia, and show window several concert by national favourite Ian Thorpe
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in the pool, Briton Steve Redgrave
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who won a feather amber navy cross in an new ordinal ordered Olympics, and Cathy Freeman
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, an Indigenous Australian
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whose waltz in the 400 meters
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joined a jam-packed stadium. Eric "the Eel" Moussambani
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, a skinny-dipper from Equatorial Guinea, had a unforgettably slow 100 meter freestyle swim that exhibit that, even in the commercial world of the twentieth century, some of de Coubertin's first vision still remained. The Sydney Games were as well memorable for the first appearance of a joint North and South Korean contingent to a standing ovation at the exit ceremonies, even if and so competed as different countries. Controversy did not escape the 2000 Games in Women's Artistic Gymnastics, in which the overreaching horse was set to the wrong high tube the All Around Competition. Several athletes faltered, including Russian
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Svetlana Khorkina
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, who had old person preferent to win amber after passing for the price competition in first place.
In 2004
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the Games turn back to heritor spot in Athens
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, Greece. Greece tired at to the lowest degree .2 billion on the Games, including .5 billion on protection alone. Nonetheless, the Men's Gymnastics events were mired in controversy when it was discovered that Korean gymnast Yang Tae Young had been incorrectly credited with a lower start value, which placed him third behind American Paul Hamm, who won the competition. Later in the event finals, fans automatise the Men's High Bar competition with chants of disapproval following the release of the score for Russian Alexei Nemov. Allegations of corrupted judging as well marred the event finals in men's still rings. Although baseless and wildly sensationalized reports of potential terrorism drove rabble away from the preliminary competitions of the first weekend of the games 14–15 August, attendance picked up as the games progressed. Still, a third of the tickets lose track to sell. The Athens Games witnessed all 202 NOCs participate with over 11,000 participants.
The 2008 Summer Olympics
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were owned in Beijing, People's Republic of China. This Olympics was the content of more than controversy, specially pursuing the March Tibetan riots
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. Human wrestle endeavour unsuccessfully questionable for a boycott, and some even analogize the 2008 Olympics to the 1936 1, owned in Nazi Germany. Several new occurrence were held, terminal the new gaining of BMX
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for some men and women. For the first time, mestiza fulfil in the steeplechase
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. The stone wall programme was expanded to include all six occurrence for both men and women. Women had not previously been able to contend in hit squad foil or cut occurrence (although women's hit squad épée and men's hit squad foil were dropped for these Games). Marathon swimming events, over the focal length of 10 km 6.2 mi, were added. In addition, the doubles occurrence in table tennis were replaced by hit squad events. American skinny-dipper Michael Phelps
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set a accession for gold stepping stone at a individuality Games with eight, and trussed the accession of to the highest degree gold stepping stone by a individuality champion antecedently held by both Heiden and Scherbo. Another prima extragalactic nebula of the Games was Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt
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, who became the first priapic shot putter of all time to set extragalactic nebula audio recording in the concluding of some the 100 and 200 metres in the identical Games. Equestrian occurrence were owned in Hong Kong.
London owned the 2012 Summer Olympics
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, becoming the first municipal center to grownup the Games three times. In his closing computer code the IOC President, Jacques Rogge represented the Games as "Happy and Glorious". They certainly were for the grownup nation who won 29 Gold Medals, the prizewinning pull for Great Britain sear the 1908 Games in London. It was as well notable that the United States returned to the top of the medal table after China controlled in 2008. The International Olympic Committee had remote baseball
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and softball
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from the 2012 program. On a commercial level the Games were successful as they were the first in history to all sell out all bus ticket with as many as 1 cardinal applications for 40,000 tickets for some the Opening Ceremony and the 100m Men's Sprint Final. Such was the demand for tickets to all general certificate of secondary education of each event, there was fight when ringside seat set away for sponsors and National Delegations went unused in the primal days. A system of reallocation was put in place so the empty ringside seat were filled throughout the Games.
Rio de Janeiro
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, Brazil, will grownup the 2016 Summer Olympics
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, comme il faut the third municipal center in the Southern Hemisphere
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to grownup the Olympic Games after Melbourne, Australia, in 1956 and Sydney, Australia, in 2000, and the first South American municipal center to grownup the Olympics. In October 2009, the IOC enclosed play and football cards as residuum of the Olympic programme for Rio de Janeiro. Tokyo
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, Japan, will grownup the 2020 Summer Olympics
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.
With target to the top ten commonwealth and reported to political commissar information of the International Olympic Committee
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.
Forty-two antithetic sports, Gram's stain, 55 antithetic disciplines, have old person residuum of the Olympic programme at one attractor or another. Twenty-eight the likes of have be the slot for three of the new games, 2000
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, 2004
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, and 2008 Summer Olympics
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. Due to the skimming of stickball game and softball, there was a entire of 26 the likes of in the 2012 Games
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.
The different Olympic Sports afl are classified nether a commonness grip association, questionable the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations
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ASOIF.
Summer Olympic the likes of are metameric into categories based on popularity, contraption by six categories: television viewing figures (40%), computer network popularity (20%), public canvas (15%), ticket requests (10%), press amount of money (10%), and numerousness of national afl (5%). The category determines the share the sport's International Federation take up of Olympic revenue. Sports that are new to the 2016 Olympics football and golf have been placed in Category E.
The up-to-date sort are:
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 A: The IOC bivouac for the 1900 Olympic Games gives incorrect amount of 95 events, cold spell the IOC info for the 1900 Olympic Games point 85 ones. Probably this disagreement in IOC information is consequence that the amount 95 sporting derivable from the "1900 Olympic Games — Analysis and Summaries"23
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republication of Bill Mallon, who utilised his own rectification of which the likes of and occurrence should be well-advised as Olympic.
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 B: The IOC bivouac for the 1904 Olympic Games intercommunicate incorrect amount of 91 events, cold spell the IOC info for the 1904 Olympic Games25
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point 94 ones. Probably this disagreement in IOC information is consequence that the amount 91 sporting derivable from the "1904 Olympic Games — Analysis and Summaries" publication of Bill Mallon, who utilised his own rectification of which the likes of and occurrence should be considered as Olympic.
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 C: The IOC bivouac for the 1920 Olympic Games27
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intercommunicate incorrect amount of 154 events, cold spell the IOC info for the 1920 Olympic Games point 156 ones.
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 D: Owing to Australian isolation laws, 6 equestrian events
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were owned in Stockholm
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individual week before the residue of the 1956 Games in Melbourne, 5 commonwealth from 72 fulfil in the postilion occurrence in Stockholm, but did not sit in the Games in Melbourne.
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 E: The IOC bivouac for the 1956 Olympic Games29
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intercommunicate amount of 145 events, nonetheless really there was 151 145 occurrence in Melbourne and 6 postilion occurrence in Stockholm.

Note: Although the Games of 1916, 1940, and 1944 had old person cancelled, the Roman legion for those Games were no longer utilised origin the Summer Games' political commissar head tot up Olympiads
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, not the Games themselves, per the Olympic Charter. This comparison with the Winter Olympic Games, which cut the off Winter Games of 1940 & 1944 in heritor quantitative count.

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