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Summer Olympic Games

poster: ”Olympic Games 1972 - Basketball” The poster, “Olympic Games 1972 - Basketball”, was designed by Otl Aicher, who was a pioneer of developing the visual identities of the 1972 Munich Olympics. "As a strictly designed grammar, the identity system allows free, playful application," Aicher explained before the Munich Olympics in 1970. "This is comparable to ball games or chess, where fixed elements and an agreed set of rules allow playful freedom." Aicher's system of color for the Games was easily...

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Summer Olympic Games

bThe Ancient Olympic Games When were the first Olympic Games? The first known Olympic Games was recorded in around 776 BC in Olympia, Greece. They were celebrated until 396 AD. What events took place in the Ancient Olympic Games? The Ancient Olympic Games consisted of only one race, the "stade" race, which was the length of the stadium and between 180 and 240 metres long (we don't know for sure). Over the years more running races and other events were added, including boxing, wrestling...

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India in Commonwealth Games Preparation

Re: India and Commonwealth Games.. will india show its power?? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- New Delhi is beaming with pride to host the Commonwealth Games 2010. India's distinct culture, where the traditional is successfully combined with the modern, will make the Delhi Games special. Right now what you see and really experience are the infra structural changes that are taking place, to be honest, on daily basis. But now we even have news from...

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The Olympic Games

The Olympic Games The Olympic Games are an international sports festival that began in ancient Greece. The original Greek games were staged every fourth year for several hundred years, until they were abolished in the early Christian era. The revival of the Olympic Games took place in 1896, and since then they have been staged every fourth year, except during World War I and World War II. Perhaps the basic difference between the ancient and modern Olympics is that the former was the...

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Olympic Games

early Olympic Games were celebrated as a religious festival from 776 B.C. until 393 A.D., when the games were banned for being a pagan festival (the Olympics celebrated the Greek god Zeus). In 1894, a French educator Baron Pierre de Coubertin, proposed a revival of the ancient tradition, and thus the modern-day Olympic Summer Games were born. Host Greece won the most medals (47) at the first Olympic Summer Games in 1896. The United States has won more medals (2,189) at the Summer Games than...

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Olympic Game

Olympic Game is the world’s biggest festival of sport and are the leading international sporting event featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of atheletes will take part in a variety competitions. Pierre De Coubertin, founder of modern Olympic Game said that “The important thing is not so much winning as taking part.”This has showed that the spirit of sportsmanship of an athelete who take part in the Olympic Game is important than any prizes or medals of the game. So...

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The History of the Olympic Games

<b>Introduction</b><br>Today, the Olympic Games are the world's largest pageant of athletic skill and competitive spirit. They are also displays of nationalism, commerce and politics. Well-known throughout the world the games have been used to promote understanding and friendship among nations, but have also been a hotbed of political disputes and boycotts. The Olympic games started thousands of years ago and lasted over a millennium.. The symbolic power of the Games lived on after their demise, and...

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Olympic Games

of modern Olympics far outweigh the benefits. Argue your position. The foremost celebrated world sports competition is undoubtedly the Olympic Games which hold quadrennial , featuring both summer and winter competition ( Wesley , 2012). It provides a worldwide stage for athletes from different nations to showcase their excellence. It is in additionally symbolizes an ideal and peaceful world . Nonetheless, the question of whether it is still worth hosting has arisen as the Games grow bigger...

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Womens Day

political fabric coherence. From the youngest to the oldest, they are equivocal representatives of the brighter side of Pakistan. Kiran Khan, for instance, represented Pakistan in swimming on an international platform - the Commonwealth Games, and the 2008 Summer Olympics to name a few; Dr. Attiya Inayatullah and Mrs. Safia Ameen, who were prominent members of the Population Council and brought to the fore the importance of epidemiological analysis in Pakistan; Ms. Fatima Jinnah, who deserves an honorary...

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Identify Different Reasons Why People Communicate

instruction from my manager whilst i am still learning in any new activities/games etc also if my manager or colleagues think i could improve the way i handle/deal with a situation. also on a day i was not at the playgroup the children chose games that they would like to play on an organised mini Olympics for the sports day, i needed instructions on what games the children had chosen and the rules that they had discussed for the games before i could instruct other children that were also not in on the day...

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