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1976 Summer Olympics


1976 Summer Olympics Women's Pentathlon 1976


Montreal's Olympic legacy from 1976 Olympics


Kaplan vs Vinokurov - 1976 Summer Olympics


Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics


Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics – Men's discus throw.

The 1976 Summer Olympics, officially called the Games of the XXI Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event in Montreal, Quebec, in 1976, and the first Olympic Games held in Canada. Montreal was awarded the rights to the 1976 Games on May 12, 1970, at the 69th IOC Session in Amsterdam, over the bids of Moscow and Los Angeles. It was the first and, so far, only Summer Olympic Games to be held in Canada. Calgary and Vancouver later hosted the Winter Olympic Games in 1988 and 2010, respectively.
  • Host city selection 

  • Organization 

  • Cost and cost overrun 

  • Opening ceremony 

  • Highlights 

  • Venues 

  • Participating National Olympic Committees 

  • Medal count 

  • Non-participating National Olympic Committees 

  • Legacy 

  • Broadcasting