The History of the Olympic Games | Scholastic

Olympic Games were held in 1900 and 1904, and by 1908 the number of competitors more than quadrupled the number at Athens — from 311 to 2,082. Beginning in 1924, a Winter Olympics was included — to be held at a separate cold-weather sports site in the same year as the Summer Games — the first held at Chamonix, France.

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Vancouver Venues. The 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games events in Vancouver included curling, figure skating, ice hockey, sledge hockey, short-track speed skating and wheelchair curling. Speed skating took place in Richmond, while the snowboard and freestyle skiing events were hosted at Cypress Mountain in the District of West Vancouver.

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Ice hockey at the 2010 Winter Olympics – Men's tournament

The men's tournament in ice hockey at the 2010 Winter Olympics was held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from February 16–28, 2010.Games were hosted at two venues – Canada Hockey Place (renamed from "General Motors Place" for the Olympics due to IOC rules disallowing host venues to be named after non-Olympic sponsors) and UBC Thunderbird Arena.

Olympic Games History - WorldAtlas

The 1908 Olympic Games, held in London in a newly built 68,000-seat stadium, were the first where the events were organized by the relevant authorities in each athletic discipline. More than 2,000 athletes from 22 nations competed in 100 events. The 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm drew more than 2,500 competitors from 28 countries and featured ...

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Scarves for Special Olympics 2010. Being a parent of a disabled adult, Special Olympics holds a special place in my heart. Scarves for Special Olympics was a huge success last year. Let's do it again. ;)

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Callout:Ralph Lauren and Hudson Bay are getting an early jump on skiwear after winning exclusive outfitting deals at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.

Sports Matters: 2010 Olympic Predictions

2010 Olympic Predictions. Watching yesterday's opening ceremonies at the Turin/Torino Olympics was a surreal experience. Literally. Okay, maybe surreal isn't the best term. F*$#ing bizarre might be more apt. Or post-post-modern. As I have noted elsewhere, I felt like I was watching a Pet Shop Boys video for two hours.

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An estimated 56% of Olympic viewers are , while 44% are male. Super Bowl viewership was almost the exact opposite, with its audience composed of 54% males and 46% females. A detailed look at who's watching the 2010 Winter Olympics reveals a wealth of additional insights: Olympics ratings are clearly highest among older viewers.

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The 2010 Olympic Torch Relay will begin its journey to Vancouver on October 30, 2009, when the flame arrives in Victoria following a traditional lighting ceremony in Greece. The Olympic Flame will then travel from coast to coast to coast through every province and territory in Canada - spanning 45,000 kilometers and over 1,000 communities over ...

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2010 Olympics Multimedia - NYTimes.com

2010 Olympics Multimedia. Interactive graphics, videos, photographs and multimedia features from the 2010 Olympics. The closeness of some Olympic races can be hard to perceive. Listen to the differences. Designer Steven Heller traces the evolution of the tiny symbols for each Olympic sport since their appearance in 1936.

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