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by Haydn Middleton

Category: Miscellaneous
Subcategory: Outdoor Sports
Author: Haydn Middleton
ISBN: 0431191654
ISBN13: 978-0431191652
Language: English
Publisher: Heinemann Library; 2nd edition edition (February 1, 2008)
Pages: 32
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Modern Olympics book. Since the first modern Olympics, there have been more than twenty Olympic Games held across the world, from Amsterdam to The first Olympic Games were held in ancient Greece more than 2,500 years ago. In 1896, the Olympics were reborn.

Modern Olympics book. The first Olympic Games were held in ancient Greece more than 2,500 years. Held in Athens, Greece, the first modern Olympics attracted hundreds of athletes. They were eager to compete against the world's best. Since the first modern Olympics, there have been more than twenty Olympic Games held across the world, from Amsterdam to Australia.

Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index. Bring back the games! -. - Games roll on: 1900-1936 - Truly global olympics - Towards 2000: Games since 1972 - Who gets the games? -. - Global village - Marathon: ancient meets modern - Which sports? -. - Olympic rituals - Men only? -. - For the love of sport - Ice-cold olympics. Explores the development of the modern Olympic games from their inception in 1896, discussing location, logistics, rituals, events, and who is allowed to participate.

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Part of a series about the Olympic games, this book contains motivating material including information on the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. It is designed to help students with their history and sports studies. It covers the history, political contexts, people, records and current issues of the Games. About the Author: Haydn Middleton is a Heinemann-Raintree author.

The Modern Olympic Games. The Modern Olympic Games. It was Pierre de Coubertin of France who dreamt up this ambitious project, although others before him had tried in vain to revive these Games. Drawing inspiration from the ancient Olympic Games, he decided to create the modern Olympic Games. With this purpose, he founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1894 in Paris. The new committee set itself the objective of organising the first Olympic Games of modern times.

The Summer Olympic Games (French: Jeux Olympiques d'été) or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is a major international multi-sport event held once every four years. The most recent Olympics were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Summer Olympic Games (French: Jeux Olympiques d'été) or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is a major international multi-sport event held once every four years. The most recent Olympics were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) organises the Games and oversees the host city's preparations.

The 1904 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the III Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in St. Louis, Missouri, United States from August 29 until September 3, 1904, as part of an extended sports progr. Louis, Missouri, United States from August 29 until September 3, 1904, as part of an extended sports program lasting from July 1 to November 23, 1904,located at what is now known as Francis Field on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis. It was the first time that the Olympic Games were held outside Europe

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Will BMX biking ever be an Olympic sport? Find the answers to these questions and more as you read about . After graduating from New College, Oxford, in 1976, " Haydn Middleton "has taught and lectured in history. He is also the author of six acclaimed novels.

Will BMX biking ever be an Olympic sport? Find the answers to these questions and more as you read about the Games as we know them today, including the Paralympics and the difficult process of choosing host cities. He lives in Oxford, England, with his two children.

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