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Track and field events | Athletics | Games | Sports | Sports Events | Running events |Jumping Events

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All Winter Olympic Events

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Athletics Men's 110m Hurdles Semi-Finals - Full Replay | London 2012 Olympics

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Skeleton - Men's Heats 1 & 2 | Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

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The 10 Weirdest Olympic Events

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True Olympic spirit. 👏 #StrongerTogether @worldtriathlon 📹 @sportroomscom @triatlonSDR https://t.co/cLWXY1d1Mz

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Happy Birthday to three-time Olympic medallist @ValerieAdams84 🎂. @WorldAthletics @TheNZTeam https://t.co/wvmFuVg35Z

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20 years ago today, the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games came to a close ❤️! #OnThisDay #MySydney2000 @AUSOlympicTeam https://t.co/0qOMiGQWYs

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20 years ago today, Vince Carter would have broken the Internet 🤯 #OnThisDay @mrvincecarter15 @TeamUSA @NBA @FIBA https://t.co/y1oCLNFG9e

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered the world's foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating. The Olympic Games are normally held every four years, alternating between the Summer and Winter Olympics every two years in the four-year period.
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  • Other Greek inventions 

  • Ancient Olympics 

  • Forerunners 

  • Revival 

  • 1896 Games 

  • Changes and adaptations 

  • Winter Games 

  • Paralympics 

  • Youth Games 

  • 21st-century Games 

  • Cost of the Games 

  • Economic and social impact on host cities and countries 

  • International Olympic Committee 

  • Criticism 

  • Under national organising committees 

  • Under IOC control 

  • Budget 

  • Effect of television 

  • Symbols 

  • Opening ceremony 

  • Medal presentation 

  • Sports 

  • Amateurism and professionalism 

  • Team Canada ice hockey dispute 

  • Boycotts 

  • Politics 

  • Use of performance-enhancing drugs 

  • Russian doping scandal 

  • Sex discrimination 

  • War and terrorism 

  • Reasons for changing citizenship 

  • Citizenship changes and disputes 

  • Champions and medallists 

  • Nations at the Summer Olympics 

  • Nations at the Winter Olympics 

  • Host nations and cities