olympic olympic  /oʊ ˈlɪm pɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to the Olympic Games
  2. (adj) of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants

News

  1. Olympic torch to be sent to space

    An unlit Olympic torch will be sent into space ahead of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Fox Sports

  2. Olympic Music Festival 30th-anniversary program

    Olympic Music Festival 30th-anniversary program
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Kitsap Sun

  3. Olympic Day celebrates inclusion, physical activity

    Olympic Day is a global celebration commemorating the founding of the modern Games.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: USA Today

Quotes

  1. "It is time to address this imbalance," Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told IOC members in Copenhagen yesterday, before they chose Rio to host the 2016 Olympics in a 66-32 landslide over Madrid. "It is time to light the Olympic...
    on Oct 3, 2009 By: Lula da Silva Source: Boston Globe

  2. The spokesperson Jiang Yu made the remarks when asked to comment on the statement in which Pelosi said "I believe that International Olympic Committee made a mistake in awarding the 2008 Summer Games to China."
    on Apr 2, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: Xinhua

  3. "It's very hard not to think about the Olympic Games," Dementieva said. "Very difficult to refocus. I mean, all my thinking is there in Beijing."
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Elena Dementieva Source: USA Today

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