Olympic games Sentence Examples
It was especially celebrated for its successes in the Olympic games from 588 B.C. onwards, Milo being the most famous of its athletes.
They sent competitors to the Olympic games (among them the famous Milo of Croton); and the physicians of Croton early in the 6th century (especially in the person of Democedes) were reputed the best in Greece; but politically they appear to have generally kept themselves separate.
The Gymnasticus contains interesting matter concerning the Olympic games and athletic contests generally.
These feelings found expression when Dionysius sent his embassy to the Olympic games of 384, and when Lysias bade Greece rise against both its oppressors.
Commodus had Olympic games celebrated at Antioch, and in A.D.Advertisement
The tradition was that he died of joy on hearing that his son had gained a prize at the Olympic games.
He established games in honour of the emperor after the ancient Greek model in Caesarea and Jerusalem and revived the splendour of the Olympic games.
London, which hosted the Olympic Games in 1948, today began the countdown to welcoming the flame to the capital on 26th June.
The 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin were a propaganda coup for Hitler.
Anna Kournikova was a member of the Russian delegation to the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia.Advertisement
Sorry Australia, but we should make Harry available for real footy and kick the Olympic games into touch.
The Olympic Games is the biggest sporting spectacle in the world.
Subsequently he invaded and ravaged Elis, forcing the Eleans to acknowledge the freedom of their perioeci and to allow Spartans to take part in the Olympic games and sacrifices.
He won four gold and three silver medals in European Championships and Olympic Games.
Figure 2 shows an upside-down Eiffel Tower resembling the Olympic flashlight for the Paris bid for the 2012 Olympic Games.Advertisement
The whirlwind of emotions generated by the Olympic Games sucks me up.
People, places, events and material items can all be a sign of the times, but naming your child after the Olympic Games because she was born during the opening ceremonies can be a bit much.
As the 2012 Summer Olympic games begin, you may want to show support of your country by wearing clothing and accessories that sport your country's logo or lettering.
One of the newest games features the debut of Mario and Sonic together as they compete at the Olympics - Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games can be played on a Wii or Nintendo DS system.
It is also the host mountain for the Pennsylvania Special Olympic Games.Advertisement
The bitter rivals now find themselves at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, competing against one another in a series of Olympic events, including swimming, hurdles, and more.
The current rumors on the Internet are saying that Telus will have a GSM-based network ready in time for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, so perhaps Telus would take that route for a webOS-powered phone from Palm instead.
Clearly, swimsuit controversy is widespread, from backyard innocence to the Olympic games.
It owes its namesake to George Foreman, a successful celebrity who is a heavyweight boxing champion, an Olympian who won a gold medal at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico city and of course, an entrepreneur.
She moved to Tampa, the world headquarters for Ironman, Iron Girl and IronKids, from Whistler, BC, a ski resort a future site of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.Advertisement
The 20th Winter Olympic Games have brought a renewed energy to the city with hundreds of the world's top athletes competing within its walls.
The Olympic Games (or simply Olympics) is a multi-sport event pulling together competitors from many countries around the world.
Planning to see the Olympic Games in person?
The modern age of tourism for the valley began early in the 20th century when Chamonix hosted the first Winter Olympic Games in 1924.
Beijing is the site of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
On 28 June the British Olympic Association announced that Hannah McKibbin would represent Team GB in rhythmic gymnastics at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.
She is the first British female modern pentathlete to qualify for the Olympic Games.