the olympics

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THE OLYMPICS The Olympics have been around for many years and are a part of ancient history. The first Olympic trials were held many years ago in ancient Greece around 776 BC. Dedicated to Zeus, they were celebrated in the summer of every four years at the sanctuary of gods, Olympia. There was just one event called a stade. A stade was a single foot race with a distance about 192 meters, nearly the length of the …

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…invasion of Afghanistan. Then President Jimmy Carter acted a refusal of the Moscow games because of the invasion the USSR and its allies retaliated by boycotting both of the Olympic games. The Olympics have gone through many obstacles over the years, such as the termination and rebirth of its existence. It overcame many changes, women into the scene, as well as replacement in awards. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography** Microsoft Encarta 2000