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Answer: They were each cancelled due to War. See full Olympiad history here. For over 50 years there was an unsolved mystery concerning the whereabouts of the original Olympic flag presented to the IOC by the city of Antwerp, Belgium, following the closing ceremony of the Olympics. Then in at an Olympic Committee banquet a reporter asked Haig "Hal" Prieste, a bronze medalist at the Olympics in platform diving, about the stolen Olympic flag. Prieste stunned the reporter with the reply, "I can help you with that, it's in my suitcase. Perhaps if they had called-in that famous Belgian detective Hercules Poirot, he would have deduced that American swimmer Duke Kahanamoku was behind the jape to climb the flagpole and take the flag.
According to historical records, the first ancient Olympic Games can be traced back to BC, that is approximately years ago. They were dedicated to the Olympian gods and were staged on the ancient plains of Olympia. They continued for nearly 12 centuries, until the Christian Emperor Theodosius decreed in A. On April 6, , the Olympic Games, a long-lost tradition of ancient Greece, are reborn in Athens 1, years after being banned by Roman Emperor. The coming Olympic Games in Brazil will be the 31st modern games, the previous games was held at London As for Olympic medal counts, can China top the gold medal chart?
Olympic athletes may not be known for their humor so much as their superhuman abilities, but they can be surprisingly witty as evidenced by these funny Olympics quotes. The countless hours spent in the gym, the pool, or on the slopes preparing for the Games allows for little precious time to plan for the many interviews that accompany a big win or loss, which can be the perfect recipe for comedy.
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Whether your goal is to start a business, land a dream job or win an Olympic gold medal, getting there will require a lot of self-discipline and determination. We admire Olympians for their achievements, but we tend to forget that they too have faced feelings of doubt, fear and pain on their path to victory. Muhammad Ali, Jesse Owens and Peggy Fleming may be household names today, but each had to conquer significant physical and mental hurdles before conquering their sport. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self discipline, and effort. At just the right moment, I light the match.