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1 Work in English on the subject: Olympic game author: Melikova Aleksandra

2 Olympic Games - the largest international multi- sport event, held every four years. Tradition, which existed in ancient Greece, was revived at the end of XIX century French philanthropist Pierre de Coubertin

3 the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896 in Athens. Symbol of the Olympic Games - five rings fastened together, symbolizing the union of the five parts of the world in the Olympic movement, the Olympic Movement has its own emblem and flag: Logo - the Olympic rings. The motto - Citius, Altius, Fortius.

4 some sports excluded from the Olympic Games. For example: Basque pelota (1900) Baseball ( ) Powerboating (1908) Cricket (1900) Tug of War ( ) Softball ( )

5 The city that will host the next Olympic Games, is determined by the special session for 7 years before the date of the respective Games. The city is selected from several candidate cities have submitted formal applications for this. The definition is by direct secret ballot.


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