Olympics Questions and Answers

Over time there have been sports that have been tried to be included in the Olympics and some sports have been taken out. Ultimately, the International Olympics Committee is responsible for ...

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Generally speaking, Russia was banned from the Olympics due to doping. Evidence arose that as many as 1,000 Russian athletes were using enhancing drugs that were not allowed to be used during the ...

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Every four years, the Summer Olympics are held and every four years the Winter Olympics are held. When the Modern Olympics began in 1896, the games for both summer and winter were held during the ...

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The Olympic rings on the Olympic flag represent the continents. Even though there are seven continents, Antarctica is not represented and both Americas are considered one continent. It is ...

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When seeing an athlete win a gold medal, the medal is impressive and exciting. It looks like it is made of solid gold. Even athletes are known for biting the medal in order to show that it is ...

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The Olympics today have been and have always been associated with Greece. Greece is the actual beginning of the Olympics. During ancient history, the Greeks began the Olympics with certain sports ...

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There is a strict process for deciding on the next host country of the Olympics. The committee responsible for this selection is known as the International Olympic Commission. First, the city ...

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Many cities compete before the Olympics. Instead of athletes competing against each other, cities are competing to be the host city. The International Olympic Committee is in charge of selecting ...

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Throughout the years participants in the Olympics have come from many countries. However, not all countries have participated. This may be due to the country voluntarily not sending athletes to ...

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When a city and its country gets selected as the host country of the Olympics, it may seem like the city spends the next few years celebrating and waiting for the Olympics to come. However, the ...

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