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  1976 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1976 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXI Olympiad, were held in 1976 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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.
Montreal 1976 pointed the way to the future in Olympic security, which was further increased for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
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 2004 Summer Olympics
Athens was chosen as the host city in 1997, after surprisingly losing the bid to organize the 1996 Summer Olympics, the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the modern Olympic Games.
Since the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France it has been the tradition to have a mascot for the games and this year the official mascots are sister and brother, Athena and Phevos, named after the goddess of wisdom, strategy and war and the god of light and music, respectively.
An emotional high point of the parade was the entrance of the delegation from Afghanistan which had been absent from the Olympics, and had female competitors for the first time.
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Canoeing at the 1976 Summer Olympics Canada consisted of 11 events.
Canoeing at the 2000 Summer Olympics At the Canoe/Kayak disciplines were contested: Flatwater and Slalom.
Canoeing at the 2004 Summer Olympics slalom disciplines.
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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.
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 1984 Summer Olympics - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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.
The 1906 Olympic were organised by the IOC, but are currently not officially recognised by the IOC.
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 Encyclopedia: 1936 Summer Olympics
The Canadian Olympic Team was the only olympic team from a non-fascist country to salute Hitler (in a gesture of friendship) while marching by during opening ceremonies.
The 1996 Summer Olympics, formally known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and informally known as the Centennial Olympics, were held in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, will be held in Beijing in the Peoples Republic of China from August 8, 2008 to August 24, 2008, with the opening ceremony to take place at 8 p.
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 1976 Summer Olympics. Who is 1976 Summer Olympics? What is 1976 Summer Olympics? Where is 1976 Summer Olympics? ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Games of the XXI Olympiad were held in 1976 in Montreal, Canada.
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.
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 1976 Summer Olympics - Iridis Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
1976 was the first time Canada hosted the Olympics, it has subsequently hosted the Olympics twice more, at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, and will host the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
As of 2004, Montreal is still paying off the debt, and the Montreal Olympic Stadium (currently the occasional home of Major League Baseball's Montreal Expos) is still not complete, and still under construction, needing a new roof, as previous designs have proved inadequate for the climate.
This was seen as a major threat to the future of the Olympic games, and was not until the financially sucessful 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles that cities began to line up to be hosts again.
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 NZ Summer Olympic History
She was placed 5th in the 100 metres freestyle but she could not compete in the final due to illness.
Paul Kingsman and Anthony Mosse won bronze medals in the pool, in the 200 metres backstroke and the 200 metres butterfly respectively while John Cutler won bronze in yachting's Finn Class, and Rex Sellars and Chris Timms a silver in the Tornado class.
The 1992 Olympic year kicked off in spectacular fashion for New Zealand as Annelise Coberger won this country's first Winter Olympic medal when she claimed silver in slalom skiing in Albertville.
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 1988 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
After boycotts of the Olympics in 1976, 1980 and 1984, the Seoul Games were again boycotted, but this time only by four nations: North Korea, Cuba, Ethiopia and Nicaragua.
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.
Table tennis is introduced at the Olympics, with China and the host nation both winning two titles.
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 1996 Summer Olympics
Also during the games, the Centennial Olympic Park bombing took place on July 27, 1996 killing Alice Hawthorne and wounding 111 others, and causing the death of Melih Uzunyol by heart attack.
Cycling professionals were admitted to the Olympics, with five-time Tour de France winner Miguel Indurain winning the inaugural individual time trial event.
Michelle Smith of Ireland wins three gold medals and a bronze, but her victories are overshadowed by doping allegations, which are later reinforced as she is banned after failing a test in 1999.
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 1964 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Tokyo had already been awarded with the organisation of the 1940 Summer Olympics, but this honour had been passed to Helsinki because of Japan's involvement in China.
The 1940 Olympics were eventually cancelled because of the outbreak of World War II.
Yoshinori Sakai[?], who lit the Olympic Flame, was born in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, the day the atomic bomb exploded there.
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 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).
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 info: 1976 SUMMER OLYMPICS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Finland's Lasse Vir?/a> also achieved a double in the 5000 and 10000 m and finished 5th in the marathon, thereby failing to equal Emil Z?pek 1952 achievements.
Redefining excellence - At the 1976 Games in Montreal, Nadia Comaneci received a perfect score for her performance on the The Complete Book of the Summer Olympics and#8226; What: National championships for.
Montreal abuzz over ideato host Summer Games - Montreal - The prospect of the Summer Olympics returning to Montreal with their attending excitement and by the construction for Montreal's 1976 Summer Olympics.
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 1976 summer olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
At the 1976 Summer Olympics thirty-seven athletics events were contested.
The modern comeback of the Olympic games is due in a large measure to the efforts of Pierre, baron de Coubertin, of France.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), which sets and enforces Olympic policy, has struggled with the licensing and commercialization of the games, the need to schedule events to accommodate American television networks (whose broadcasting fees help underwrite the games), and the monitoring of entrants who seek illegal competitive advantages, often through the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
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The 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki started in spectacular fashion with Pavvo Nurmi, then aged 55, entering the stadium with the Olympic flame and lighting the cauldron on the ground.
It seemed appropriate that the most impressive achievements in Helsinki should be those of another long-distance runner, Emil Zatopek of Czechoslovakia, who became the only person in Olympic history to win the 5,000, 10,000 and marathon at the same Olympics.
Interior view of the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony in front of the witnesses.
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 summer olympics 1976 soccer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Summer Game Trivia, Quizzes, Quiz Questions, Fun Facts, Information - olympic venues to the correct dates from this list- 1896, 1936, 1976, 1980, - In what year were the Summer Olympics held in each of these locations?
As a visible focus of world energies, the Olympics have been prey to many factors that thwarted their ideals of world cooperation and athletic superiority.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), which sets and enforces Olympic policy, has struggled with the licensing and commercialization of the games, the need to schedule events to accommodate American television networks (whose broadcasting fees help underwrite the games), and the monitoring of athletes who seek illegal competitive advantages, often through the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
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 1960 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Rome had been awarded the organisation of the 1908 Summer Olympics, but had to decline and pass the honours to London.
South Africa appears in the Olympic arena for the last time under the apartheid regime.
It was the second time an athlete died in competition at the Olympics, after the death of Portuguese marathon runner Francisco Lazaro[?] at the 1912 Summer Olympics.
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 Articles - 1980 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Although approximately half of the countries which boycotted 1976 Summer Olympics participated in these, the Games were disrupted by another, even larger, boycott led by the United States in protest at the 1979 Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan.
In response to the U.S.-boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, NBC, which was slated to provide coverage of the games, canceled its coverage, but the network did air highlights and recaps of the games on a regular basis.
Women's field hockey was an Olympic sport for the first time.
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 1984 Summer Olympics
The People's Republic of China returns to the Olympics after a long absence and wins 15 gold medals.
In weightlifting, athletes from Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) and PRC win a medal in the same event.
Steffi Graf wins your first Olympic title,but it donĀ“t have notting honor,because the tennis are a demo sport
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 NBC's coverage of the 2004 Athens Olympics expanded to 1,210 hours; More coverage than last 5 Summer Olympics combined ...
"We are all eager to showcase the Summer Olympics in unprecedented fashion and to take on the daunting challenge of producing as much total programming from Athens as the last five Summer Olympics combined," said Ebersol.
The first week of the Olympics features gymnastics and swimming, two sports in which the USA is especially strong this year.
USA Network, available in 88 million homes and billed as the cable home of the U.S. Olympic Team since it began airing regular U.S. Olympic Trials coverage in May, will continue with that theme during the Games with live coverage of many of the USA women's and men's basketball games.
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 1980 Olympics
Unable to persuade the IOC to cancel or move the Summer Games, U.S. President Jimmy Carter pressured the USOC to officially withdraw in April.
But others, like Britain and France, while supporting the boycott, allowed their Olympic committees to participate if they wished.
The first Games to be held in a Communist country opened in July with 80 nations competing and were dominated by the USSR and East Germany.
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 1972 Olympics
The pall that fell over Munich quieted an otherwise boisterous Games in which American swimmer Rick DeMont was stripped of a gold medal for taking asthma medication and track medalists Vince Matthews and Wayne Collett of the U.S. were banned for life for fooling around on the victory stand during the American national anthem.
Olympic tragedy: 1972 Revisited: the shadow of terrorism still haunts the Olympics almost 30 years after Israeli athletes were massacred in Munich.
British film director John SCHLESINGER at the 1972 Munich Olympics, with a cameraman.
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 Category:1976 Summer Olympics [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Category:1976 Summer Olympics information on Wikimirror.com - read below for information on Category:1976 Summer Olympics.
1976 Summer OlympicsThe 1976 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXI Olympiad, were held in 1976 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Judo at the 1976 Summer OlympicsAt the Judo competition at the 1976 Summer Olympics medals were awarded in 5 weight classes and in the open competition, and was restricted to male judoka only.
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 International Games News August 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Olympic shot put hopeful Tressa Thompson admits she dropped out of the United States Olympic Trials last month after learning that she tested positive for cocaine, amphetamine and methamphetamine at a meet in Portland, Ore. "I've decided that I have to stand up and take my punishment straight on," Thompson said.
Princess Anne, one of Britain's two delegates to the IOC, and an equestrian competitor at the 1976 Olympics, has commented that dropping team sports is the solution to containing the size of the Olympics
Of the over 1,800 unauthorized domains named in the suit, 168 falsely represent an association with the 2000, 2002, 2004 and 2006 Olympic Games, 69 claim to sell tickets or other Games-related services for profit, 43 relate to gambling, and 15 are associated with pornographic material or services.
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 Learn more about 1936 Summer Olympics in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Learn more about 1936 Summer Olympics in the online encyclopedia.
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Although awarded before the Nazi Party came to power in Germany, the government saw the Olympics as a golden opportunity to promote their fascist ideology.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /1/19/1936_summer_olympics.html   (481 words)

 1976 Summer Olympics - Art History Online Reference and Guide
1976 Summer Olympics - Art History Online Reference and Guide
1976 Summer Olympics - Your Art History Reference Guide!
It was the first time in Olympic history that the host country won no gold medals (the only other time this occurred was in Calgary in 1988).
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/1976_Summer_Olympics   (867 words)

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