olympics olympics  /oʊ ˈlɪm pɪks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country

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News

  1. Olympics in the Park held in Scottdale

    By Marilyn Forbes, Daily Courier Several youngsters from the Scottdale area enjoyed the second Olympics in the Park, held at Loucks Park. They tested their abilities in several sports, like ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. 2015 Special Olympics World Games, Tickets-for-Charity Join Forces to Raise Funds for World Games in L.A.

    LA 2015, the Organizing Committee for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games – being held in Los Angeles July 24 – August 2, 2015 – and Tickets-for-Charity today announced a partner
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Olympics-Murofushi ban due to "overzealous" Japan officials - CAS

    June 19 (Reuters) - London Olympics hammer throw medallist Koji Murofushi was the victim of an "overzealous" Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) who were to blame for him being banned from election to the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) athletes' commission, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Wednesday. Murofushi's own reputation was not tarnished by the ban, the CAS said in ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I think it would become both of their teams," said Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, an assistant coach for the US team in China four years ago. "They are both such great players. At the Olympics, they were on the court at the same time and scored...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jim Boeheim Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I believe a boycott of the Beijing Olympics would unfairly harm our athletes who have worked so hard to prepare for the competition," Pelosi said in a statement.
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: CBS News

  3. "I consumed this substance several times before the Sydney Olympics and continued using it after," Jones told the judge. "By November 2003, I realized he was giving me performance-enhancing drugs."
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Marion Jones Source: FOXNews

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