Definition of Olympics. Meaning of Olympics. Synonyms of Olympics

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Definition of Olympics

Olympic
Olympic O*lym"pic, or Olympian O*lym"pi*an, games games . A modified revival of the ancient Olympian games, consisting of international athletic games, races, etc., now held once in four years, the first having been at Athens in 1896.

Meaning of Olympics from wikipedia

- The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions...
- Neither sport is new to the Olympics—rugby was last featured at the Olympics in 1924, and golf in 1904. All 206 National Olympic Committees qualified at least...
- (GlaxoSmithKline) Olympics portal 2012 Summer Paralympics Olympic Games celebrated in Great Britain 1908 Summer OlympicsLondon 1948 Summer Olympics – London...
- the third summer Olympic Games staged in a developing country after the Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics and the 1980 Summer Olympics in the Soviet Union...
- tradition began in 1904. The Winter Olympic Games were created out of the success of the Summer Olympics. The Olympics have increased in scope from a 42...
- Korea had hosted the Olympic Games, having previously hosted the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, but it was the first Winter Olympics to be held in the country...
- officer at Olympic village were killed by Palestinian Black September terrorists. The 1972 Summer Olympics were the second Summer Olympics to be held...
- Winter Olympic Games, the 1924 Winter Olympics, were held in Chamonix, France. The modern Olympic Games were inspired by the ancient Olympic Games, which...
- Summer Olympics four years earlier. Beijing lost its bid to host the games to Sydney in 1993, but was later awarded the 2008 Summer Olympics in July...
- also hosted the Winter Olympics in 1972 (Sapporo) and 1998 (Nagano). The 2020 Games will be the second of three consecutive Olympics to be held in East Asia...
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