The Olympic Games

January 1998
World Almanac for Kids;1998, p204
Reference Entry
Discusses the modern Olympic Games. Brief history of the ancient Greek Olympic Games; Timeline of some Olympic firsts; Facts on the 1996 Olympics, held in Atlanta, Georgia, the 100th anniversary of the modern Olympics; Sites of the Winter Games for 1998 and 2002; Site of the 2000 Summer Games; 1996 Summer Olympic sports; 1998 Winter Olympic sports; Facts on the Paralympic Games.


Related Articles

  • The Olympic Games.  // World Almanac for Kids;1996, p194 

    Offers a plethora of information about the Olympic Games. Brief history of the Games; The 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta, Georgia as the 100th anniversary of the modern Olympic Games; Timeline of Olympic firsts; Sites of the 1996, 1998, 2000 and 2002 Games; List of Olympic sports.

  • BA dumped for Cyprus Airways.  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;11/17/2003, Issue 2590, p7 

    Reports on the removal of British Airways as the official airline carrier for the Great Britain team to represent the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece in 2004.

  • back story sporting spirit.  // Engineer (00137758);9/20/2010, Vol. 295 Issue 7802, p24 

    No abstract available.

  • S. Africa reinstated to Olympic Games.  // Jet;7/29/91, Vol. 80 Issue 15, p46 

    Reports on the mixed reaction to the International Olympic Committee's (IOC's) decision to reinstate South Africa to international eligibility. Comment from Black Pan Africanist Congress; Comment by IOC officials.

  • The power and the glory. Pilger, John // New Statesman & Society;8/7/92, Vol. 5 Issue 214, p10 

    Reflects on the meaning of the Olympic Games. Memories of the brave, failed anti-fascist Workers' Games--the People's Olympiad--in Barcelona in 1936; Role played by Barcelona in the country's civil war; How today's games differ from those before; Case studies of Olympic winners and those who...

  • Openings.  // New Yorker;8/17/92, Vol. 68 Issue 26, p22 

    Discusses the author's experience of meeting an old friend in Barcelona, Spain named Adolphe Frenche and how he had attended every Olympic Games from Munich to Spain and how he loves the opening ceremonies the best. The only live event he chooses to witness; A trip to Barcelona's equivalent of...

  • Olympic notes.  // Swimming World & Junior Swimmer;Aug98, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p13 

    Presents news items concerning the Olympic Games as of August 1998. Ticket prices for best seats in 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia; Orlando's bid to bring the 2012 Olympics to Florida.

  • FOUR YEARS LATER. Lohn, John // Swimming World & Junior Swimmer;Jun2004, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p26 

    Compares the swimmers' preparation for Olympic Trials in 2000 and 2004 in the U.S.

  • Carrying a torch. Kort, M. // Women's Sports & Fitness;Jul/Aug91, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p68 

    Discusses the difficulty women's sports have had in obtaining olympic status. Requirements set by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for an event to make the olympic program; Poor representation of women on the national governing bodies of their sports.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics