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  World Almanac for Kids
The winter Olympics were begun in 1924 and were held in the same year as the summer games until the 1994 winter games in Lillehammer, Norway, when the alternating cycles began.
The 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, reflected a changed political landscape: the 172 participating nations and territories included the Unified Team (with athletes from 12 former Soviet republics), a reunited Germany, and South Africa, which was allowed to compete for the first time since 1960.
The Olympic games are competitions of individual athletes, not of nations, and the IOC does not keep national scores; however, the media of all nations report national standings according to one of two scoring systems.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/sports/olympics.html   (1093 words)

 Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Until 1994, the Winter and Summer Olympics were held in the same year, but in 1986 the International Olympic Committee, which organises the Olympics, decided to separate them, so as to spread costs for all involved parties.
As with the Ancient Olympics, once the flame has been lit, it is kept burning throughout the celebration of the Olympics, and is extinguished at end of the closing ceremony of the Games.
The Olympic fire is then extinguished, and the Olympic flag is lowered, folded, and presented to the mayor of the host city of the next Olympic Games.
www.nalis.gov.tt /olympics/Olympics.htm   (1089 words)

 1992 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
All of the IOC countries participated in the Games for the first time since Munich 1972 Summer Olympics.
South Africa was allowed again to participate in the Olympics after a 28 years suspension in the Olympic Games for its apartheid policy.
Yugoslav athletes were not allowed to participate with their own team, but could compete under the Olympic flag as Independent Olympic Participants.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1992_Summer_Olympics   (589 words)

 1976 Summer Olympics Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In the bid to organise the Olympics, Montreal defeated Moscow and Los Angeles, which would organise the 1980 and 1984 Olympics.
In a protest to a tour of South Africa by the New Zealand rugby team, Tanzania led a boycott of 22 African nations as the IOC refused to not admit the New Zealand team.
The Olympic Stadium, a daring design of French architect Roger Taillibert, remains a lasting monument to the huge deficit, as it never had an effective retractable roof, and the tower was only completed after the Olympics.
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 1984 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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 intention not to participate on May 8 1984).
Nawal El Moutawakel of Morocco becomes the first female Olympic champion an Islamic nation and the first of her in the 400 m hurdles.
A marathon for women is held for the time at the Olympics won by Joan Benoit.
www.freeglossary.com /1984_Summer_Olympics   (481 words)

 Olympics - EnchantedLearning.com
The Greeks held the first Olympic games in the year 776 BC (over 2700 years ago), and had only one event, a sprint (a short run that was called the "stade").
For each Olympics, a new flame is started in the ancient Olympic stadium in Olympia, Elis, Greece, using a parabolic mirror to focus the rays of the Sun.
The events in the Summer Olympics include: archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, canoeing, cycling, diving, equestrian, fencing, football (soccer), gymnastics, handball, hockey, judo, kayaking, marathon, pentathlon, ping pong, rowing, sailing, shooting, swimming, taekwando, tennis, track and field (many running, jumping, and throwing events), triathlon, volleyball, water polo, weightlifting, wrestling (freestyle and Greco-Roman).
www.enchantedlearning.com /olympics   (1311 words)

 1992 Olympics — FactMonster.com
The year IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch brought the Olympics to his native Spain marked the first renewal of the Summer Games since the fall of communism in Eastern Europe and the reunification of Germany in 1990.
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 2000 Olympics: Return to archery pays off with Olympic berth
And then, at age 14, she won a bronze medal in the team archery competition at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.
Parker returned to the Olympics in 1992, finishing fifth in the individual competition a year after winning the junior world championship.
Then she hit a bit of a slump, finishing ninth at the 1996 Olympic trials, and she began to drift away from the sport.
www.post-gazette.com /olympics/20000730parker8.asp   (361 words)

 archery - Columbia Encyclopedia article about archery (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
England's Charles II fostered archery as sport, establishing in 1673 the world's oldest continuous archery tournament, the Ancient Scorton Arrow Contest.
Though field archery (using bows without sights), flight shooting (for distance), and crossbow are competitive sports, the primary international contests involve target shooting, the object of which is to score points with a specified number of arrows aimed at the target's center—a "pinhole" dot surrounded by nine concentric colored circles.
Although archery competitions were occasional Olympic events until 1920, they took an official place on the program only in 1972.
columbia.thefreedictionary.com.cob-web.org:8888 /archery   (355 words)

 SI.com - Olympics Sports - New medal design approved for Summer Olympics - Monday June 30, 2003 05:06 PM
With the Olympics returning to their birthplace in Greece in 2004, local organizers wanted the medals to reflect ancient Greek tradition rather than images of rival Rome.
The new Summer Olympics medal design features the all-marble Panathinaiko stadium, site of the first modern games in 1896 and venue for archery and the finish line of the marathon at next year's Olympics.
Since the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics, the front side of the medals has featured a Roman stadium, a horse-drawn chariot with a seated Nike holding a laurel wreath above her head.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /olympics/news/2003/06/30/ioc_medals_ap   (759 words)

 Archery at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The format of the previous Olympics was dropped for this Olympiad, with an entirely new system being put in place.
For the first time, all archery was done at a single distance, 70 metres.
Nations that sent the maximum number of three archers in either or both division also had the chance for those three archers to compete as a team; the top 16 teams in each division were also seeded into single-elimination tournaments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Archery_at_the_1992_Summer_Olympics   (466 words)

 Summer Olympics 2000
Marion Jones completed what probably was the most one-sided sweep of the sprints in Olympic history with her runaway victory in the 200 meters.
Marie-Jose Perec, a three-time Olympic champion sprinter so reclusive she's been dubbed the "Greta Garbo of athletics," was ruled out of the Sydney Games after fleeing Australia the eve before she was to compete.
U.S. sprinter Inger Miller reiterated Wednesday she had canceled her appearance in the Olympic 100-meter sprint in an effort to keep up her Olympic dream in the 200-meter, where she is the reigning world champion.
www.active.com /special_events/olympics_2000/track_field.cfm   (1383 words)

 Summer Olympics: Judo
Kano was a member of the International Olympic Committee and an associate of Baron Peirre de Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympic movement.
Men's judo was not added to the Olympic Games until 1964 and women's judo became an Olympic event in 1992.
In the Olympics there are seven weight categories for men and seven weight categories for women.
www2.lhric.org /pocantico/olympics/judo.htm   (199 words)

 EdGate Summer Games
To qualify as an Olympic sport, that sport must be widely practiced by men in at least 75 countries and on four continents, and by women in at least 40 countries and on three continents.
The Olympic sport of team handball is not to be confused with the game played against a wall with a small rubber ball.
The United States Olympic Committee site includes the rules and history of events as well as athlete bios, diaries, and chats.
www2.edgate.com /summergames/spotlight_sport   (384 words)

 1988 Olympics — Infoplease.com
For the first time since Munich in 1972, there was no organized boycott of the Summer Olympics.
Otherwise, Steffi Graf added an Olympic gold medal to her Grand Slam sweep in tennis, Greg Louganis won both men's diving events for the second straight time, and the U.S. men's basketball team had to settle for third place after losing to the gold medal-winning Soviets, 82-76, in the semifinals.
The Barcelona Olympics and the perception of foreign nations: a panel study of Japanese university students.
www.infoplease.com /ipsa/A0114845.html   (461 words)

 Summer Olympics 2000 Archery Fan Guide
United States men have won six gold medals after the sport returned at the 1972 Olympics, including winning individual and team gold at Atlanta four years ago.
Archers used to shoot several rounds with the championship decided on the highest total score; now 128 archers begin play with a ranking round (72 arrows each at 70 meters), then half go on to the elimination round.
Equipment: Olympic archers use the recurve bow, which features limbs that curve away from archer to increase power.
espn.go.com /oly/summer00/archery/s/viewers.html   (258 words)

 The Summer Olympics — FactMonster.com
—The 1940 Summer Games are originally scheduled for Tokyo, but Japan resigns as host after the outbreak of the Sino-Japanese War in 1937.
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 1992 Summer Olympics - Medbib.com, the modern encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The 1992 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
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www.medbib.com.cob-web.org:8888 /1992_Summer_Olympics   (561 words)

 1992 Olympics — Infoplease.com
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www.infoplease.com /ipsa/A0114882.html   (556 words)

 Summer Olympics 2000 Drug cases at Sydney
China cuts 27 athletes from Olympic team early in September, most for positive drug tests.
Linford Christie, Britain, sprinter: 1992 gold medalist at 100 meters banned as coach for nandrolone test in early 1999.
World champion and husband of U.S. runner Marion Jones, he was not entered for Olympics, citing knee injury.
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 Korea at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
South Korea competed as Korea at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.
It was the fifth Olympiad in which South Korea participated apart from North Korea, and the eleventh time that South Korea was present.
Korea's fourth appearance in Olympic archery earned them another pair of gold medals and a pair of silver medals.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Korea_at_the_1992_Summer_Olympics   (227 words)

 Baseball at the 1996 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Baseball had its second appearance as an official medal sport at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.
Eight nations competed, with the preliminary phase consisting of each team playing every other team.
Baseball was an event open only to male amateurs.
www.knowledgehunter.info /wiki/Baseball_at_the_1996_Summer_Olympics   (175 words)

 Canada at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canada competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona under the IOC country code CAN.
It was the twentieth appearance of the nation from North America, having missed only the first Olympics in 1896 and the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics.
The women's field hockey team from Canada competed for the third time at the Summer Olympics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canada_at_the_1992_Summer_Olympics   (910 words)

 The Olympics at PrimaryGames.com
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