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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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Lacrosse at the 1904 Summer Olympics At the Mohawk indians.
Summer Summer is one of the four temperate August in the Northern hemisphere.
Summer Palace The Summer Palace (pinyin: Yiheyuan) is a palace in China.
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 1984 Summer Olympics - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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.
open-encyclopedia.com /1984_Summer_Olympics   (367 words)

 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)

1976 was the first time Canada hosted the Olympics; it has subsequently hosted the Olympics once more, at the 1988_Winter_Olympics in Calgary, and will host the 2010_Winter_Olympics in Vancouver.
Montreal 1976 pointed the way to the future in Olympic security, which was further increased for the 2002_Winter_Olympics in Salt_Lake_City.
This was seen as a major threat to the future of the Olympic Games, and was not until the financially successful 1984_Summer_Olympics in Los_Angeles that cities began to line up to be hosts again.
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 Learn more about Olympic Games in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Olympic Games were part of the Panhellenic Games, four separate games held at two- or four-year intervals but arranged so that there was one set of games every year.
Olympic is also the name the public sometimes uses for the Greek national airline, Olympic Airways.
Olympic uses varous types or airplanes, like the Boeing 747 and Airbus A340 for international routes, and the Boeing 727 and Boeing 737 for domestic routes.
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 Olympic Games Summer and Winter locations and history of the games
The Olympic Games took their name from the Greek city of Olympia and though there were important athletic competitions held in other Greek cities in ancient times, the Olympic Games were regarded as the most prestigious.
Participation in the Olympic Games was originally limited to free born Greeks, but as Greek civilization was spread by the conquests of Alexander the Great, the Games drew entrants from as far away as Antioch, Sidon and Alexandria.
The organizers had planned the first modern Olympics for 1900 in Paris, but later decided to move the date forward to 1896 and to change the venue to Athens, though the local government of the Greek capital was initially hostile to the idea.
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 1980 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The yachting events were held in Tallinn; preliminary matches and the quarter-finals of the football tournament were held, besides Moscow, at the stadiums of Leningrad, Kiev, Minsk.
Although approximately a half of the countries, which boycotted 1976 Summer Olympics, participated in these ones, the Games were disrupted by another, even larger, boycott led by the United States in a protest to 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.
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 1984 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Los Angeles was selected on May 18, 1978 on the 80th List of IOC meetings without voting, because it was the only city to bid to host the 1984 Summer Olympics.
In the wake of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, 14 Eastern Bloc countries including the Soviet Union, East Germany and Cuba, boycotted these Olympics (the USSR announced its intention not to participate on May 8, 1984).
Nawal El Moutawakel of Morocco becomes the first female Olympic champion of an Islam nation, and the first of her country in the 400 m hurdles.
www.in-northcarolina.com /search/1984_Summer_Olympics.html   (544 words)

 1992 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Paralympic archer Antonio Rebollo lights the Olympic Flame by shooting an arrow into the cauldron.
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 slalom canoeing returns to the Games after a 20-year absence.
www.kernersville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1992_Summer_Olympics   (434 words)

 Timeline 1976   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
1976 Jul 4, Jonathan Netanyahu, brother of Benjamin, led and was killed in an Israeli raid called Operation Thunderball that rescued the [105] hostages held at Entebbe Airport in Uganda.
1976 Aug 22, EPA scientists reported that they had discovered plutonium in the ocean sediment off the SF coast and radioactive cesium leaking from containers 120 miles east of Ocean City, Md. Some 62,000 steel drums of nuclear waste were dumped into the oceans from 1946-1970.
1976 A 41-foot "Trowel I" was constructed for the Kroller-Muller Museum in the Netherlands by Claes Oldenburg.
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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).
www.enchantedlearning.com /olympics   (1145 words)

The 1936 Olympics, held in Berlin, are best remembered for Adolf Hitler’s failed attempt to use them to prove his theories of Aryan racial superiority.
She remains the youngest female gold medalist in the history of the Summer Olympics.
Arrival of the Olympic Flame at the Olympic Stadium.
www.olympic.org /uk/games/past/index_uk.asp?OLGT=1&OLGY=1936   (413 words)

 The Global Advisor Newsletter - The Olympic Games
The Olympic Games of Ancient Greece welcomed not only athletes, but also poets, writers, artists, public speakers and others to try for the coveted crown of olive leaves that would elevate them to a privileged position in their sport, art or profession.
The first Olympic Games were held, approximately, in 776 BC and repeated every four years for almost 1200, years until 393 CE, when, concerned with the pagan influences on the Games, the Roman Emperor Theodosius I, abolished them.
In these Olympic Games, as in the Olympics of ancient times and the first Modern Olympics of 1896, the language of the host city and country will be Greek.
www.intersolinc.com /newsletters/newsletter_39.htm   (1094 words)

 1992 Summer Olympics
White South African runner Elana Meyer and fl Ethiopian runner Derartu Tulu fight out a great battle in the 10,000 m (won by Tulu) and then run their lap of honour hand in hand.
The break up of Yugoslavia leads to the debuts Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia Hercegovina.
Badminton and women's judo become part of the Olympic programme, while white water canoeing returns to the Games after a 20-year absence.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1992_summer_olympics.html   (403 words)

 The New York Times: 2000 Summer Olympics
The Turkish people living in Greece and Yugoslavia will gossip, too, spreading the word, and perhaps the Bulgarian weight lifters here in Seoul will tell their friends about the success a former countryman had at the Olympic Games.
The Olympic gold medal that Suleymanoglu won in a record-setting effort was the first in 20 years for Turkey.
He is the mighty mite of the Olympics, barely 5 feet tall and 130 pounds, pudgy for a gymnast, too short to play basketball, but pound for pound, probably the strongest athlete in the Summer Games.
www.nytimes.com /events/olympics/sydney2000/2000_oly_moment_18.html   (1079 words)

 1924 Summer Olympics Information - TextSheet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The marathon distance was fixed at 42 km and 195 m, from the distance run at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London.
The Olympic motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius" (Faster, Higher, Stronger), was used for the first time.
Ireland was given formal recognition as an independent nation in the Olympic Movement in Paris in 1924 and it was at these games that Ireland made its first appearance in an Olympic Games as an independent nation.
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 Articles - 1972 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
They were banned from the Olympics for life, as were Tommie Smith and John Carlos in the 1968 Summer Olympics.
For the first time, the Olympic Oath is also taken by a representative of the referees.
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.
www.multisection.com /articles/1972_Summer_Olympics   (519 words)

 1976 Summer Olympics medal count - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is the full table of the medal count of the 1976 Summer Olympics.
These rankings sort by the number of gold medals earned by a country.
22 countries boycotted this Olympics (see 1976 Summer Olympics for details)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1976_Summer_Olympics_medal_count   (138 words)

 azcentral.com sports | Summer Olympics: U.S. men's basketball team beats Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Stephon Marbury set a U.S. Olympic record with 31 points, and the team that spent the first week and a half of the games missing jumpers finally found its range in a 102-94 victory against Spain in the quarterfinals Thursday.
They didn't let a large foul disparity rattle them, knocked down their free throws when they needed them and surpassed 100 points for the first time in the tournament.
As the teams left the court, Brown and Spanish coach Mario Pesquera were pointing angrily at each other and had to be separated by their assistants.
www.azcentral.com /sports/azetc/04olympics/0826mhoops-ON.html   (321 words)

 Articles - Volleyball at the 2004 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Volleyball at the 2004 Summer Olympics consisted of indoor volleyball held at the Peace and Friendship Stadium and beach volleyball held at the Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre, in the southern portion of the Roth Pavilion; both were located at the Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex.
The traditional game was first introduced to the Summer Olympic Games as a demonstration event at the Paris, France 1924 Summer Olympics and promoted to an official medal event for both men and women in Tokyo, Japan at the 1964 Summer Olympics.
Beach Volleyball made its debut in Atlanta at the 1996 Olympics and proved to be a great success with both the players and spectators.
www.sidepoint.com /articles/Volleyball_at_the_2004_Summer_Olympics   (181 words)

 Olympic Games --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
For the first time every invited National Olympic Committee (a total of 197) sent a team, including each of the former Soviet republics, Burundi, North Korea, Palestine, and Hong Kong,...
Founded mainly by writers, educators, scientists, and scholars, the Olympic Movement's understanding of “culture” has shifted over the years among the fine-arts conception, the idea of general moral cultivation,...
As a result of the United States boycott of the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow and the Soviet Union not attending the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, Calif., athletes from these countries were deprived of the opportunity to face one another in sports competition.
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 1972 Summer Olympics - Art History Online Reference and Guide
In the bid to organise the Olympics, Detroit, Madrid and Montreal were beaten.
All Olympic events were suspended for one day after the terrorist action became known.
Also in track and field, two African-American athletes, Vince 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.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/1972_Summer_Olympics   (583 words)

Executives of the Japanese Olympic committee and national sports federations on 13th August 1997 by 29-17 in a secret ballot chose Osaka to become the country's candidate to host the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
The U.S. Olympic Committee on 27th August 2002 selected New York and San Francisco as the U.S. finalists to host the 2012 Summer Olympics, while Houston and Washington, D.C., were eliminated as contenders.
The Austrian Olympic committee on 2nd December 1997 chose Klagenfurt, capital of the Carinthia region (joint bid with Italy and Slovenia), to become the country's candidate to host the 2006 Olympic Winter Games.
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 International Games News April 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The current unrest in the Balkans may also divert votes away from the region, unless there are votes for Yugoslavia in protest of NATO and US actions.
The 1999 Special Olympics this summer in Raleigh, Durham will most likely be far larger in terms of the numbers of athletes and nations participating in the Pan-American Games.
Canada's Olympic Champion Donovan Bailey has also announced that he has recovered from an achilles injury suffered last year and plans to be at full strength for the Pan-Am Games.
www.internationalgames.net /april199.htm   (1051 words)

 Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism
She was a finalist for the 1986 Pulitzer Prize in international reporting for coverage of African famine and won the Associated Press Sports Editors National Deadline Writing award for a story from the 1988 Summer Olympics.
He moved to Singapore in 1976, covered Southeast Asia, Australasia and the South Pacific, and published a collection of light pieces: "East of the Equator." Beginning in 1981, he spent five years covering Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey and Britain; and for the next 11 years, he covered Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union.
This summer and fall, he took a break from journalism to work for HBO on the production of Richard Russo's "Empire Falls." Kippax is president of the Society of Professional Journalists' Maine Pro Chapter and is senior lecturer at the Salt Center for Documentary Studies in Portland, Me.
www.nieman.harvard.edu /events/conferences/narrative2003/bios.html   (6887 words)

 TeacherSource . Recommended Links . Social Studies | PBS
In addition to current court cases, there is a booklet covering the history and jurisdiction of the Court as well as a current composition of members of the court with short biographies.
Highlighted flu epidemics are the 1918 Spanish Flu, where 20 million people died, the 1957 Asian Flu, the 1976 Swine Flu, and the 1997 Avian Flu.
War crimes from the Nazi era, former Yugoslavia, and Rwanda are presented with major focus on Kosovo.
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 Articles - Basketball at the 1976 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Articles - Basketball at the 1976 Summer Olympics
At the 1976 Summer Olympics, both men's and women's events were contested
See Basketball at the 2004 Summer Olympics (team squads)
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