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Synonyms for Olympics

the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country

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The three flames will become unified at Dodger Stadium tonight with the completion of the Unified Relay and will be handed over to the Guardians of the Flame(TM), law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes, who will take the Flame of Hope on its Final Leg throughout California before arriving to the Opening Ceremony.
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Students are chosen according to their interests as the Olympics started with physics and later math and chemistry in the following year after the number of students increased rapidly.
We want to put on an Olympics where the athletes are the stars.
Across the city, projects are moving forward that would not have been possible without planning for the Olympics.
Greece is now spending at least three times what Australia paid for security during the Sydney Olympics in 2000, and has involved NATO forces in the effort.
Government and Olympics officials are now working around the clock to ready sites for the competitions.
The rapid approach of the 2004 Olympics is giving added meaning to the word "risk.
The Olympic torch will have passed through 46 states and 80 cities by the completion of its 13,500-mile odyssey to Salt Lake city for the 2002 Winter Olympics.
As the Special Olympics speed skaters entered the final lap of the 500-meter competition, Pat Burnett started in disbelief.
One such major event occurred a few years ago when the city of New Haven, Connecticut, and the surrounding area hosted the 9-day Special Olympics World Games for athletes with mental disabilities.
The purpose of the 1976 amendment was to improve the performance of the United States in the Olympics and the Pan American Games.
Special Olympics is an international movement which, through year-round sports training and competition in the Olympic tradition, gives people with mental retardation the chance to strengthen their character, develop their physical skills, display their talents and fulfill their human potential.
The Special Olympics International Board of Directors announced today that Los Angeles, California will be the host site for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games.