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  • The next Summer Olympics will be held in Paris in 2024

    The next Summer Olympics will be held in Paris in 2024

    The next Summer Olympics will be held in Paris in 2024 As the world looks ahead to the Tokyo Summer Olympics in 2020, preparations are already underway for the next games in Paris. The French capital was awarded the hosting duties for the 2024 Summer Olympics at the International Olympic Committee meeting in Lima, Peru, […]

  • Eliud Kipchoge made History by running a Marathon under 2 Hours

    In Vіеnnа, thе Kеnуаn асhіеvеd a mіlеѕtоnе once believed to be unattainable. But hіѕ tіmе, 1:59:40, wіll nоt bе rесоgnіzеd аѕ a wоrld record. Eliud Kipchoge‘s success in breaking thе two-hour mаrk (final time: 1:59:40) fоr thе marathon оn Sаturdау wаѕ еxресtеd. He hаd соmе сlоѕе bеfоrе, and lіkе Alеx Hоnnоld‘ѕ unрrесеdеntеd сlіmb оf El […]

  • 2020 Summer Olympics

    The 2020 Olympic Games kick off in less than a year. Tokyo, which happens to be the Japanese capital, will be hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics after fifty-six years. “Games of the XXXII Olympiad“, the official name for next year’s edition of Olympics, is scheduled to take place from July 24 July to August 9, […]

  • History of the Olympic Games

    The Olympic Games is a contemporary and leading major sporting event. It features quadrennial summer and winter events where thousands of athletes across different sports compete against each other. The Olympic Games are considered the world’s foremost competitive event because more than 200 nations participate in it. Initially, the event was limited to participants of […]

  • History of the Winter Olympics

    History of the Winter Olympics

    This history of the Winter Olympics does not tract back to the tradition Greek origins we are so accustomed to when first mentioning “The Olympiad.” The first official Winter Olympic Games were scheduled to be held in 1916 in Germany however World War 1 started in 1914 so the Winter Olympics had to be postponed. […]

  • History of the Summer Olympics

    History of the Summer Olympics

    The history of the Summer Olympics starts with the Greek testament to the human body. It was a time to celebrate the ultimate glory that the gods bestowed upon mankind. The Summer Olympic Games, also historically called the “games of Olympiad” was an international event with a combination of many different sports. The name “Olympiad” […]

  • History of the Special Olympics

    History of the Special Olympics

    The history of the Special Olympics has its origins with a special and motivated individual. The Special Olympics was started in 1968 by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver through a system of camps for people with intellectual disabilities. By the time the first Special Olympic Summer Games were held in Soldier Field in Chicago on July […]

  • Top Ten Olympic Scandals and Tragedies

    In the long history of the Olympic games, there have been many dramatic moments, and not all of them were sports-related. Sometimes, they came as a result of political change and protest. As well, athletes have taken risks that cost them their medals. Even Olympic administrators are not immune from their moments of scandal. Here […]