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 Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Womens 4 x 100 metres relay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Athletics at the 1908 Summer Olympics - Men's 110 metres hurdles
Athletics at the 1908 Summer Olympics - Men's 3,200 metres steeplechase
Athletics at the 1908 Summer Olympics - Men's 400 metres hurdles
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 Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Linford Christie at 32, became the oldest 100m champion in history to win Olympic Gold, in 1992 at Barcelona.
British women athletes won 12 Silver medals before the first Gold was won by Mary Rand in Tokyo (1964) in the long jump and Ann Packer who won the 800m at the same Games.
Tessa Sanderson was the first British woman to win an Olympic Gold Medal in a throwing event - she won the javelin at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
www.olympics.org.uk /sports/summer/athletics.asp   (579 words)

 Athens Olympics 2004
Fittingly for an Olympic Games that was, more than most, about beginnings and endings, the honour of carrying the Australian flag and leading the team at the closing ceremony was given to veteran swimmer Petria Thomas.
As is the fate of many Olympic athletes, the members of the men's hockey team who won perhaps the most thrilling of Australia's 17 gold medals will return to relative obscurity once the celebrations have died down.
Olympic historian Harry Gordon speaks to Roy Masters about his impression of how the Games will be remembered.
www.smh.com.au /olympics   (464 words)

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Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metres
Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Women's 200 metres
Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Women's 1,500 metres
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 1932 Summer Olympics
An Olympic Village[?] was built for the first time, occupied by the male athletes.
Babe Didrikson[?] wins two gold medals in the javelin throw and the hurdles event, and only loses a third in the high jump because her jumping technique is ruled inferior and is placed second.
Finnish star Paavo Nurmi is barred from competing in the Olympic for being a professional.
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 Olympics Timeline: Ancient Greece - 1940s
Athletic contests are held at Olympia every four years, between August 6 and September 19.
The Olympic flag is introduced, as is the Olympic oath.
The American Olympic Committee sends a hockey team, as does the American Hockey Association; the IOC bars either from being considered for a medal.
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 ScienceDaily: 1904 summer olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Athletics Medal Winners at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics
The results in brackets () represent the approximate conversion to imperial units.
Events at the 1984 Summer Olympics (Los Angeles)
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 Guardian Unlimited Sport | Athletics | Mark Richardson okay for Olympics
Mark Richardson, the 400 metres runner who withdrew from the Olympics in Sydney while under the shadow of a nandrolone ban, has won his battle to be reinstated by the British Olympic Association.
Richardson was reinstated by UK Athletics last summer and the International Association of Athletics Federations followed suit in July.
The pinnacle of that career should have been at last year's Olympics but he can take consolation from the fact that Michael Johnson was just past his 33rd birthday when he won his second successive Olympic 400m title in the Sydney Games.
sport.guardian.co.uk /athletics/story/0,10082,614072,00.html   (354 words)

 Summer Olympics
By Chris and Nick F. In the summer Olympics, Athletics is one of the largest events.
Athletics has been around since the very first Olympics in 776 BC.
In Athletics there are 46 events; 24 for men and 22 for women.
www2.lhric.org /pocantico/olympics/athletics.htm   (215 words)

 Summer Olympics 2000 Aussie papers accuse Perec of quitting
SINGAPORE -- Police questioned French Olympic running star Marie-Jose Perec and her companion for much of the day Thursday, after the companion allegedly attacked a TV news cameraman at Singapore's international airport.
Her anticipated duel with Australian Cathy Freeman in the high-profile event had been expected to be one of the high points of this year's Olympics.
The fiercely independent Perec, who has always had a difficult relationship with athletics officials and the media, had been under a great deal of pressure ahead of her expected showdown with Freeman.
www.espn.go.com /oly/summer00/news/2000/0921/763995.html   (543 words)

 Apple Learning Interchange
From Athens 1896 to Sydney 2000, the modern Summer Olympics have brought together countries from all over the globe to participate in the spirit of competition.
You'll be able to send postcards from some of the Olympic cities while you and your students learn about the geography, history and culture of the host metropolitan areas.
Using these resources, together with the publicity surrounding the Olympic Games, you'll be ready for wonderful geography lessons related to not only to the Olympic cities, but also to the countries of the world that send teams or individual athletes to the competitions.
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 sport.iafrica.com | today's news Rogge closes 'dream' Olympics
The 28th summer Olympics came to a close on Sunday with International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge describing them "as the unforgettable, dream Games".
Olympic hammer champion Adrian Annus of Hungary was stripped of his gold medal on Sunday for refusing a doping test, while Colombian bronze-medal winning cyclist Maria Luisa Calle Williams tested positive for a banned stimulant and is to be stripped of her medal.
The Olympic flag was then passed on to Wang Qishan, the mayor of Beijing.
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 Olympic Trivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
On the day the 1948 Olympic games began at Wembley Stadium in London, June 29, the famed Australian ‘Invincibles’ cricket side was finishing off England in a test at nearby Lord’s, winning by 409 runs.
The Olympic torchbearer for the 1956 Olympics was a virtually unknown 19 year old at the time he carried the torch into the stadium at Melbourne.
Until the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, baseball was restricted to amateurs.
www.topendsports.com /olympics/summer/trivia.htm   (1033 words)

 olympics, olympic games, summer olympics, winter olympics
The olympic games consist of both the summer olympics and the winter olympics which unite and host the best athletes from every olympic sports, whether they are amateurs or professionals.
Therefore, be a part of the dream by obtaining a piece of the summer olympics and the winter olympics.
For we all are part of the olympics and the olympics history.
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 athens summer olympics - The olympics Depot
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 The Complete Book of the Summer Olympics: Athens 2004 Edition By David Wallechinsky - SPORTClassic Books
His magnus opus, The Complete Book of the Summer Olympics, is the one book even the casual fan - the one who might anticipate flipping on the television for only a few events from Athens next August - would find a significant adjunct to his or her viewing pleasure.
Completely updated, this ultimate Olympic reference book contains all the nitty-gritty detail, including all records, statistics and medal standings as well as results of the top eight finishers in every Olympic event from the 1896 Games in Athens to the 2000 edition in Sydney.
The richness and sheer abundance of the anecdotes leaves the reader feeling not only that he was on hand to witness the particular event as it unfolded, but that he had a seat both at the finish line and, later that evening, in the athletes' village.
www.sportclassicbooks.com /summer-olympics.html   (758 words)

 Olympic Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
At the Olympic Games, the horse Over and Over broke a leg in cross country eventing, and had to be euthanized after it was determined that surgery would not be successful.
The Olympic gold was the latest in a string of successes for the Chinese star, bound to become an even bigger hero in China, as the gold is China's first ever in Olympic athletics competition.
The promise to take the Olympic Torch to the top of the worlds' highest mountain was made by the Mayor of Beijing, Liu Qi, in the documents that Beijing presented when making their bid for the 2008 games.
www.internationalgames.net /olympic.htm   (8101 words)

 cars - Otis Harris
He won the silver medal in the 400 meters at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
He twice won the 400 meters in the junior olympics and led his team to three state championships.
As a Gamecock he was a member of the an 2002 NCAA championship 4x400m relay team and finished as the runner-up in the 400m in 2003.
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 Olympics and Politics (Reference)
Cancelled due to WW I. This would have been the sixth in the four-year Olympic cycle and it was counted as such.
The Olympic oath and the Olympic Flag, with its five multicolored, intersecting rings, made their first appearance at the Antwerp Games.
These Games marked Germany's return to the Olympics after serving a 10-year probation for its "aggressiveness" in WW I. It was also the first Olympics that women were allowed to participate in track and field (despite objections from Pope Pius IX).
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 kiat.net: Olympic Games Seoul 1988
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.
At the XV Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, professional ice hockey players were allowed to compete.
The Seoul Olympics encouraged the West to explore the culture and history of South Korea instead of its chilly, often volatile relationship with its communist North Korean neighbour.
www.kiat.net /olympics/history/24seoul.html   (773 words)

Discover all the Olympic sports and meet the athletes who have made their mark on the Games.
The IOC was founded on 23 June 1894 by the French educationalist, Baron Pierre de Coubertin, who had the idea of reviving the Olympic Games of Ancient Greece.
The Olympic Movement and the IOC Medical Commission have been fighting against doping for more than 30 years.
www.olympic.org /uk/games/athens2004/index_uk.asp   (264 words)

The ranking is performed neither according to gold medal nor medal total but according to points (3 points for a gold, 2 for a silver and 1 for a bronze).
In some cases, you will find "half medals" : In the early Olympics, some people had unprecise nationality, therefore two countries shared the medal.
It includes all Olympic results from Athens 1896 to Sydney 2000 (when the sport is completed).
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 BBC SPORT | ATHLETICS | Britain's summer stars
Mark might not be the fastest Briton this summer, and he still has to make the team for the World Championships.
Caines will be a threat to him - he enjoyed a fine indoor season and got better and better at the Olympics - but at that age you can't tell if the rate of improvement will stay the same.
Once you've gone under 50 seconds and come fourth at the Olympics, anything is possible.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport/hi/english/athletics/newsid_1351000/1351839.stm   (659 words)

 USATODAY.com - Timeless debate: How to lose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Such reaction to the no-show Longhorns, of course, stems from the belief that — whether it's the Olympics, the Stanley Cup or Centre Court at Wimbledon — losers are expected to muster a begrudging smile, extend an insincere hand and endure their gut-wrenching defeat in public.
Iowa athletics director Bob Bowlsby, chairman of the NCAA Division I men's basketball committee, says the losing team's only postgame obligations are to attend a news conference and cooperate with drug testing.
In wrestling, the high school, college and Olympic rule books all say that at the end of a match the two opponents must shake hands at the center of the mat before the referee raises the arm of the winner.
www.usatoday.com /sports/2004-06-30-runners-up_x.htm   (1562 words)

 1920 Summer Olympics
The city was chosen to memorialize Belgium for its suffering in World War I, beating out Amsterdam and Lyon for the right to hold the games.
The 1916 Olympics were scheduled to be held in Berlin but were canceled due to the fighting in World War I. Games of the VII Olympiad
These Olympics were the first in which the Olympic Oath was uttered, the first in which doves were released to symbolize peace, and was the first time the Olympic Flag was flown.
www.ukpedia.com /1/1920-summer-olympics.html   (152 words)

 Athletics Tickets - Athens Summer Games - 2004 Olympics Schedule
The Athletics competition will take place at Olympic Stadium.
The stadium is in Marousi at the Athens Olympic Sports Complex.
The term Olympics ® is a registered trademark of the USOC and is used at this site for descriptive purposes only.
www.tickco.com /athens2004/athletics.htm   (231 words)

 Special Olympics of Pennsylvania
Spectators are welcome to visit any of the competition venues and cheer on the athletes at Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s third largest competition of the year.
Special Olympics is a never-ending story of personal courage on the part of the athletes and selfless giving by volunteers - and this Hall of Fame is a place for SOPA to recognize its many deserving stars.
The Special Olympics Pennsylvania Summer Games are held each year at Penn State University in State College.
www.specialolympicspa.org   (2366 words)

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