The Olympic Games or Olympics are multi-sportevents in the world. Are held every four years intwo forms: Summer Olympics a...
In 1896 the idea wastaken up by theFrench noblemanPierre Fredy, Baronde Coubertin, givingrise to the modernOlympic Games i...
The Olympic Gameswere held every fouryears since 1896,except 1916, 1940and 1944, due to theFirst and SecondWorld War. Gree...
   The next Summer    Olympics be held in    London, UK, in 2012    and Winter will be    held in Sochi, Russia,    in 2014
   In Spain there have    been only once in    1992 in the city of    Barcelona while in    London and Athens    were hel...
   For each country can participate up to three    athletes in individual events and one team in the    group.
   Spanish athletes had    barely gotten medals    until 1992 where they    won 22. Since then    have an average of    1...
   The medal record is    held by American    swimmer Michael    Phelps who has won    eight gold medals at    the Beijin...
   The Olympic flag consists of white background with    five interlocking rings of red, black, yellow, blue and    green...
   A few months before    holding the Olympic    torch is lit in Greece    and is transported to    the host city where  ...
The official anthem wascomposed by SpirosSamaras Greeks (music)and Costis Palanas (letter).Pets are signs of each hostcity...
   In the opening ceremony parade all athletes starting with    the Greek and ending with the team of the organizing    c...
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  1. 1. The Olympic Games or Olympics are multi-sportevents in the world. Are held every four years intwo forms: Summer Olympics and WinterOlympicsThe original games date back to 776 BC whenthe ancient Greeks began to celebrate in the cityof Olympia. They were religious festivals,cultural and sporting events held in honor of thegods
  2. 2. In 1896 the idea wastaken up by theFrench noblemanPierre Fredy, Baronde Coubertin, givingrise to the modernOlympic Games in theGreek capital ofAthens
  3. 3. The Olympic Gameswere held every fouryears since 1896,except 1916, 1940and 1944, due to theFirst and SecondWorld War. Greeceand Australia are theonly countries to haveattended all thegames
  4. 4.  The next Summer Olympics be held in London, UK, in 2012 and Winter will be held in Sochi, Russia, in 2014
  5. 5.  In Spain there have been only once in 1992 in the city of Barcelona while in London and Athens were held three times.
  6. 6.  For each country can participate up to three athletes in individual events and one team in the group.
  7. 7.  Spanish athletes had barely gotten medals until 1992 where they won 22. Since then have an average of 15 per Olympics. The country has achieved is the United States, followed by China and Russia.
  8. 8.  The medal record is held by American swimmer Michael Phelps who has won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics
  9. 9.  The Olympic flag consists of white background with five interlocking rings of red, black, yellow, blue and green representing the five continents. In the closing ceremony the mayor of the city which hosts it goes to the mayor of the next host city
  10. 10.  A few months before holding the Olympic torch is lit in Greece and is transported to the host city where the Olympic flame will light will stay on for the duration of the games.
  11. 11. The official anthem wascomposed by SpirosSamaras Greeks (music)and Costis Palanas (letter).Pets are signs of each hostcity. The first appeared inGinabra in 1968 and wascalled Schuss.
  12. 12.  In the opening ceremony parade all athletes starting with the Greek and ending with the team of the organizing country. You hear the anthem, the flag is raised and the Olympic flame is lit. In the closing ceremony doves are released to symbolize peace and the spirit of the games.

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