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  • Meet the five athletes, as well as the three alternates, who comprise the 2016 USA Women's Olympics Gymnastics Team. Read interesting personal information on each woman, such as athletic expertise, hometown, age, height, and more.

    USA 2016 Women's Olympic Gymnastics Team: Meet the Athletes

    USA 2016 Women's Olympic Gymnastics Team: Meet the Athletes

    by SmartAndFun0

  • The biggest con game of them all finds new suckers every two years.

    The Olympic Swindle

    The Olympic Swindle

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • Murray corrected the reporter: "Venus and Serena [Williams] have won about four [gold medals] each." It's always nice to see someone remind people to check their facts.

    Tennis Star Andy Murray Is a Feminist Ace

    Tennis Star Andy Murray Is a Feminist Ace

    by Chris St-Jean0

  • Being a part of an international event is a lifelong memory. The 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles were more special because I was allowed to participate in the Olympics - not as an athlete but as a volunteer. The crowds, excitement, security and organization were a special blend of excitement. The most financially successful Olympics in modern history, it was well organized - even if the Eastern Block countries were painfully missing.

    1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics Memories

    1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics Memories

    by Anastasia Kingsley3

  • During the Olympic Games, people see the fastest and strongest athletes earn gold, silver, and bronze medals. But how much do you know about the medals themselves?

    Olympic Medals: Myths and Fun Facts

    Olympic Medals: Myths and Fun Facts

    by Margaret Minnicks4

  • The modern Olympic games capture the world's attention every two years. Unfortunately, tragic accidents and murder in the modern Olympic Games have taken the lives of some dedicated athletes.

    Olympic Athletes Who Have Died  at the Olympic Games

    Olympic Athletes Who Have Died at the Olympic Games

    by Gable Rhoads8

  • Take a look at some of the history and trivia associated with the Olympic Games. Learn when the first Olympics was held (Ancient, Wenlock and Modern), what the medals are made of and the most successful athletes and countries in Olympics history... and much more!

    The Olympic Games Explained: A Kids' Guide

    The Olympic Games Explained: A Kids' Guide

    by Rhys Baker4

  • Traces the history of the Olympic Games from its first recorded beginnings in 776 BC through to the present day, and briefly examines some of its more controversial moments.

    A Brief History of the Olympic Games

    A Brief History of the Olympic Games

    by Nemingha7

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