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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #36969: Olympic Games
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    Olympic Games


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    1.
    The original Olympic Games began in 776 BC in Olympia (Greece)
    and until 393 AD

    2.
    In the ancient Olympic Games only men

    3.
    Not only women were not to compete but married women were also barred from attending the games, under penalty of death.

    4.
    Chariot racing was one of the most popular sports, often dangerous for both drivers and horses who frequently serious injuries and even death.

    5.
    (the opening ceremony in the Panathenian Stadium)
    The first games of the modern era in Athens in 1896

    6.
    The link between the ancient and modern Olympic Games by the torch relay.
    The Olympic Torch today is ignited several months before the opening ceremony at the site of the ancient games in Olympia.
    It is kindled by the light of the sun. The relay ends on the day of the opening ceremony.

    7.
    Salt Lake City 2002 winter games.
    Every four years the Olympic cauldron by the torch at the opening ceremony.

    8.
    The five interlacing rings upon a white background are the official symbol
    of the Olympic games. They represent continents: Africa, America, Asia, Australia and Europe.

    9.
    Like the five olympic rings
    from which they their colour Fuwa will serve as the official mascots of Beijing Olympic Games.
    They carry a message of friendship to children all over the world.
    When you put their names together Bei Jing Huan Ying Ni they say 'Welcome to Beijing'

    10.
    In 1914 when the international Olympic Commitee held its 20th anniversary in Paris,
    the Olympic Flag was displayed for the first time. The design by Pierre de Coubertin
    who developed the modern olympic movement.
    'The important thing is not to triumph but to compete'









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