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A brief history of the Games…

The foundation “Special Olympics” was created in 1968 with the support of Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. It currently serves approximately 4.3 million athletes with intellectual disabilities in 170 countries around the world and offers them competions in 33 Olympic sports. 140 more words


Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Last week I happened to stay a in Nanjing for a few days where they were just hosting the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. It was unbelievable crowded even for Chinese standards but the atmosphere was really nice. 86 more words


Bäckström Awarded Olympic Silver in Sweden

As was first reported earlier in the month, the International Olympic Committee and IIHF righted a big wrong committed at the Gold Medal Game in Sochi this past February, awarding a silver medal to Swedish forward Nicklas Bäckström, who was barred from the game just prior to puck drop over testing positive for pseudoephedrine in an allergy medication, which was later discovered to be prescribed to him, and not ingested maliciously. 142 more words


Sola Fiedler unveils new Vancouver Tapestry at grunt gallery's 30th

Sola Fiedler never imagined her Vancouver Tapestry would take so long to complete.

Fiedler started in 2009, intending to finish it for the 2010 Winter Olympics. 976 more words


Working with an olympic champion

I’ve always admired athletes, beside their control and domination over a specific sport, I admire their discipline and their ability to set themselves with goals and never give up. 527 more words

Carlos Mario Oquendo

History of Olympic Games

So here’s the history of the Olympic Games……enjoy. It just talks about the Olympics and how they got started……

History of Olympics