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    The Olympic Games

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    Introduction……………………………………………………….…..pg. 3 II. Ch. 1: Ancient Olympic Games………………………………..pg. 4 III. Ch. 2: Sport Events………………………………………………….pg. 5 IV. Ch. 3: Ancient Vs. Modern.……………………………………..pg. 6 V. Conclusion………………………………………………………………pg. 7 VI. Bibliography.…………………...........................................pg. 8 VII. Logbook.…………………………………………………………………pg. 9 Introduction We want to learn more about the Olympic games because the Olympic games are soon we think the history of it is very interesting

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    The Olympic Games The Olympic Games are an international sports festival that began in ancient Greece. The original Greek games were staged every fourth year for several hundred years, until they were abolished in the early Christian era. The revival of the Olympic Games took place in 1896, and since then they have been staged every fourth year, except during World War I and World War II. Perhaps the basic difference between the ancient and modern Olympics is that the former was the ancient

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    The Olympics have changed immensely over the past centuries. If one was to look over the rules, requirements, participates and more, it becomes clear that there have been significant changes since the first recorded Olympic games that were held in Olympia, Greece in the year 776 B.C.E. Recoding today 's Olympic games have become easy due to the development of technology. When athletes compete in events, their times and scores are recoded and sent worldwide by satellites and high-tech computers within

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    AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ANCIENT OLYMPIC GAMES The Ancient Olympic Games, which occurred between 766BC and AD 395, caused residents from each corner of the classical world to travel to Olympia in western Greece. They did so in order to observe famous athletes competing (Swadding, 2002: 8). The goal of this essay is to discuss the importance of the Olympic Games in ancient Greek society, with specific emphasis on history, art, literature and the law. Furthermore, attention will be given to the way

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    The Olympic Games

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    The Olympic games is a series of events that takes place every two and four years that originated in Greece to honor the Greek gods (Cartledge 1). The Olympics is an inspirational contest where many nations of the world come together and compete. This pertains to the athletic competitors who have trained for years to enter the Olympics. This includes swimmers, boxers, hockey players, runners, cyclists, ice-skating, figure skating, and many other sports (Cartledge 2). The Olympics have changed since

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    In 1894 the Modern Olympic Games were created in order to gain back popularity for France that was lost during the Franco-Prussian War but since then countries have found themselves slipping into the Political Olympics. In 777 B.C. the Ancient Olympics were created in order to show the athletic abilities and the evolution of humans and to encourage peace among the cities of Greece. The Modern Olympics were created in the late 1800’s in order to redeem France after their loss in the Franco-Prussian

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    Olympic Games

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    The Olympic Games were a vital part of Greek culture which was heavily influenced by athletics. Today, the Olympic Games are the world's largest presentation of athletic skill and competitive spirit. Thousands of athletes and spectators participate in this universal event. Revived in 1896, the Olympic Games had their beginnings in ancient Greece, and since then the event is very much comparable to modern Olympic events. In a city in southwestern Greece, called Olympia, is the birthplace of the Olympic

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    The Olympic Games were a sporting contest that are likely to have started in 776 BC. They were held every four years (every Olympiad) in Olympia, originally lasting one day but by their ban in 393 AD they could span for up to five days. As to their origin, there are many different theories that have been discussed by historians – ideas ranging from King Iphitos of Elis asking the Oracle how to end civil wars, to entertainment for the newborn Zeus – either way, the Games seem to have started for other

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    6, 1896, the Olympic Games are reborn in Athens after being banned by the roman Emperor Theodosius I for 1,500 years. King George I of Greece welcomed the crowd of about 60,000 spectators and athletes from 13 nations into the competition with, “I hereby proclaim the opening of the first International Olympic Games at Athens.” The first Olympic Games were held in the city of Elis in 776 B.C. The Olympics were at least 500 years old at the time. Every four years, the ancient Olympics were to be held

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    The Modern Olympic Games

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    Naked Olympics The Olympic Games are a spectacle that all enjoy all over the world. The Olympic Games are a series of sporting events that are played by people all over the world. These athletes come from all corners of the globe to one place that changes every two years to partake in an epic event. Billions of people sit at home to watch the glory that is the Olympic Games, and some are even lucky enough to go to see the games in person. It seems that the Games always had this majestic feeling

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