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  1904 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1904 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the III Olympiad, were held in St.
Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic movement, gave in.
Considered the lesser of two evils by De Coubertin, St. Louis repeated the mistakes made at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.
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 1904 Summer Olympics
The Games of the III Olympiad were held in 1904 in St.
The Olympic competitions, spread out over four and a half months, were lost in the chaos of a World?s Fair.
Of the 94 events generally considered to have been part of the Olympic program, only 42 included athletes who were not from the United States.
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 1988 Summer Olympics - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
After boycotts of the Olympics in 1976, 1980 and 1984, the Seoul Games were again boycotted, led by North Korea and followed by Cuba; the basis of the boycott was South Korea's refusal to co-host the Olympics with North Korea, which rejected all compromise.
Anthony Nesty of Suriname wins his country's first Olympic medal by winning the 100 m butterfly, scoring an upset victory; he is also the first Black to win a swimming title.
Tennis returns to the Olympics after a 64-year absence, and Steffi Graf adds to her four Grand Slam victories in the year by also winning the Olympic title.
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 1928 Winter Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The 1928 Winter Olympics, officially known as the II Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1928 in Sankt-Moritz, Switzerland.
The 1928 Games were the first true Winter Olympics held on its own as they were not in conjunction with a Summer Olympics.
All preceding Winter Events of the Olympic Games were the winter sports part of the schedule of the Summer Games, and not as a separate Winter Games.
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 1904 Summer Olympics medal count - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is the full table of the medal count of the 1904 Summer Olympics.
These rankings sort by the number of gold medals earned by a country.
Summer Olympics medal count — Winter Olympics medal count
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 1984 Summer Olympics
After the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, the Eastern Bloc, including the Soviet Union, East Germany and Cuba boycotts these Olympics (the USSR announced their intention not to participate on May 8, 1984).
Nawal El Moutawakel of Morocco becomes the first female Olympic champion of an Islamic nation, and the first of her country in the 400 m hurdles.
A marathon for women is held for the first time at the Olympics, won by Joan Benoit[?].
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 1964 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, were held in 1964 in Tokyo, Japan.
Tokyo, which won the rights to the games in 1958, had been awarded with the organisation of the 1940 Summer Olympics, but this honour had been passed to Helsinki because of Japan's invasion of China.
She ended her Olympic career and holds the record for most Olympic medals at 18 (9 gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze) since then.
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 Summer Olympics medal count
These counts do not include the totals from the 1906 Intercalated Games, which are no longer recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as official Games.
The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next, and then the number of bronze medals.
Medal counts are not combined for related NOCs except in the case of a simple change of IOC code (e.g.
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 1904 Summer Olympics medal count: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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 1972 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Also in track and field, two African-American 400 m runners, Vincent Matthews and Wayne Collett, acted disrespectfully on the medal stand, twirling their medals (gold and silver, respectively) and joking with one another as the Star-Spangled Banner was being played during the award ceremony.
They were banned from the Olympics for life, as were Tommie Smith and John Carlos in the 1968 Summer Olympics.
In basketball, the United States' Olympic winning streak, which started in 1936, was ended by the Soviet Union team's close victory in the final game.
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 1928 Summer Olympics - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Amsterdam had made a bid for the 1920 and 1924 Olympics, but had to give way to war-victim Belgium and De Coubertin's Paris before finally being awarded with the organisation.
For the first time, the Olympic Flame was lit during the Olympics.
For the first time, the parade of nations started with Greece, which holds the origins of the Olympics, and ended with the host country, a tradition still continued until this day.
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 1980 Summer Olympics
The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad, were held in Moscow, USSR.
Although approximately half of the 24 countries which boycotted the 1976 Summer Olympics participated in these, the Games were disrupted by another, even larger, boycott led by the United States followed by 64 other countries in protest at the 1979 Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan.
NBC, which was thought to be another major one, cancelled its coverage in response to the U.S.-boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, and became a minor broadcaster as the network did air highlights and recaps of the games on a regular basis.
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 1952 Summer Olympics - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Helsinki had been earlier given the 1940 Summer Olympics but they were canceled due to World War II.
To the enjoyment of the Finnish crowd, the Olympic Flame was lit by two heroes, runners Paavo Nurmi and Hannes Kolehmainen.
The first gold medal for the USSR was won by Nina Romashkova in women's Discus Throwing Event.
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 1896 Summer Olympics
These were the first celebration of the Olympic Games since the recreation of the ancient Greek Olympics with the founding of the International Olympic Committee in 1894.
This is remarkable, as the Olympics did not, for a long time, allow professional athletes to compete, with the sole exception of fencing.
The weightlifting contests are also conducted in the Olympic stadium, with Launceston Elliot of Great Britain and Viggo Jensen of Denmark taking a first and a second place each in the single-hand and double-hand contests.
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 1936 Summer Olympics - Psychology Central
The 1936 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, were held in 1936 in Berlin, Germany.
For the first time the Olympic Flame was brought to the Olympic Town by a torch relay, with the starting point in Olympia, Greece.
Despite being from non-fascist countries the Canadian Olympic Team, the British and the French Olympic Team saluted Hitler (in a gesture of friendship) during opening ceremonies.
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 1968 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
US discus thrower Al Oerter, wins his fourth consecutive gold medal in the event to become only the second athlete to achieve this in an individual event.
Dick Fosbury wins the gold medal in the high jump using the radical Fosbury flop technique, which quickly became the dominant technique in the event.
In the medal award ceremony, fl American athletes Tommy Smith and John Carlos raise their fl-gloved fists as a symbol of "Black Power".
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 1956 Summer Olympics -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Therefore, these events were held in Stockholm, Sweden, marking the first time that events of the same Olympics were held in different countries.
Because Melbourne is in the southern hemisphere, the Olympics were held later in the year than those held in the northern hemisphere.
Inspired by Australian teenager John Wing, an Olympic tradition began when athletes of different nations are allowed to parade together at the closing ceremony, instead of with their national teams, as a symbol of world unity...
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 Olympics time line
The dawn of the modern Olympic movement breaks and the United States is among a handful of nations to usher it onto the world stage.
Although the U.S. total medal count drops to its lowest since the 1936 games, Wilma Rudolph becomes the latest American track star as she wins three gold medals in Rome.
The Summer Olympics are held at their highest elevation ever, but the "thin air" seems to have no effect on a U.S. team that builds on its success in Tokyo.
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 Summer Olympics 2000 Americans still humble about medal hopes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
By winning two medals on the final day of racing at the Sydney Olympics, they came through with as many medals as they'd predicted.
As in previous Olympics, the U.S. cyclists watched a steady parade of Europeans march to the podium in Sydney.
Without question, the U.S. medal count would have been higher had things gone differently in a few events.
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 1904 Summer Olympics - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The 1904 Summer Olympics, formally known as the Games of the III Olympiad, were held in St.
Considered the lesser of two evils by De Coubertin, St. Louis did repeat the mistakes made at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.
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 1904 Summer Olympics -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The 1904 Summer Olympics, formally known as the Games of the III Olympiad, were held in Saint Louis, Missouri in the United States from July 1 to November 23, 1904.
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 1992 Summer Olympics
Five of the six golds were in individual events, tying Eric Heiden's record for individual gold medals at a single Olympics.
Badminton and women's judo become part of the Olympic programme, while white water canoeing returns to the Games after a 20-year absence.
The 1906 Olympic were organised by the IOC, but are currently not officially recognised by the IOC.
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 1956 Summer Olympics - 1956 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The 1956 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVI Olympiad, were held in 1956 in Melbourne, Australia, although the equestrian events could not be held in Australia due to quarantine regulations.
Because Melbourne is in the southern hemisphere, the Olympics were held later in the year than former Olympics held in the northern hemisphere.
Inspired by Australian teenager John Wing, an Olympic tradition began when athletes of different nations are allowed to parade together at the closing ceremony, instead of with their national teams, as a symbol of world unity... : "During the Games there will be only one nation.
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 1972 Summer Olympics - 1972 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The 1972 Summer Olympics were the second Summer Olympics held in Germany, after the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.
The Munich Olympics were intended to present a new, democratic and optimistic Germany to the world, as shown by its official motto, "the Happy Games." The emblem of the Games was a blue solar logo (the "Bright Sun").
All Olympic events were briefly suspended but Avery Brundage, the International Olympic Committee president, decided that "the Games must go on" and they were continued a day later.
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 1904 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Take the 1904 St. Louis, Missouri Summer Olympics for example.
These games were only the third summer games ever held (There actually were no winter games at this time - they were added in 1924.).
In the Olympics Swimming has 26 individual events and six relay or team events for both men and Water polo was included in 1900, Diving in 1904, and Synchronised swimming was added in 1984
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 Wikinfo | 1952 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Helsinki had been elected as the host city over rival bids from Amsterdam and five American cities.
For the first time in history, a team from the Soviet Union participated in the Olympics.
After being barred from participation in 1948, Germany was allowed to compete again, but only West German athletes took part.
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