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Olympic games 2016

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Olympic games 2016

  1. 1. The Olympics 2016
  2. 2. In The Olympics Games, people from all around the world meet in a country and compete in many different sports. The Olympic Games 2008
  3. 3. This year, The Olympic Games will be in… Brazil! So sportsmen and women from all around the world will meet in Rio and compete against each other in different sports.
  4. 4. The Olympics started a very very long time ago (over 2,700 years ago!) in a place called Olympia, in Greece. We’re over here And here’s Greece
  5. 5. The Greeks came up with the Olympic Games to celebrate the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera.
  6. 6. If there is an Olympic Games last year were in 2012, when were the previous Olympic Games? 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
  7. 7. Long ago, in Olympia, a flame was lit outside the Temple of Hera, using the sun’s rays. Messengers would then take the torch around the country to tell everyone about the Games. The Temple of Hera
  8. 8. Nowadays, a fire is started at the Temple of Hera using the sun’s rays, just like how they did it long ago, to tell us that the Olympic Games has started.
  9. 9. These are some of the Olympic Torches from the past Olympic Games.
  10. 10. This is a map of all the places the Torch will go before it stops in London.
  11. 11. This is a picture of ‘our’ Olympic Stadium!
  12. 12. Some of the sports we used to have in the Olympics don’t happen anymore, like the Tug-of-War competition.
  13. 13. Here are the sports that we have in the Olympics today.
  14. 14. Here are some more examples of Olympic sports. Archery
  15. 15. The Paralympic Games happens after the Olympic Games. Sportsmen and women who have a disability meet up and compete in these sports.
  16. 16. The Olympic Games is a really exciting time for all of us. We hope you have a great Olympic experience this summer in RIO! And remember, ‘The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part.’ Bye! Bye!

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