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Work in English on the subject: Olympic game author: Melikova Aleksandra
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
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.
some sports excluded from the Olympic Games. For example: Basque pelota (1900) Baseball (1992-2008) Powerboating (1908) Cricket (1900) Tug of War (1900-1920) Softball (1996-2008)
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.