Jesse Owens' four golds medals Adolf Hitler wanted to use the 1936 Olympics in Berlin to showcase Nazi Germany and prove the racial inferiority of African-Americans among ethnic groups. Instead, American track and field star Jesse Owens stole the show, winning four gold medals on Hitler's home turf.
This funny buddy is the mascot for the 2016 Paralympics. He is "a magical creature, mixing all the plants of the Brazilian forests."
These little dudes are just so excited that the Olympics will finally come to Brazil.
The Gallery Of Olympic Mascots - Feel Desain | your daily dose of creativity
Published by Marie Elwood, this infographic features all the Olympic mascots from 1968 onwards. Accompanied with fun facts, each mascot represents an aspect of the host country’s culture—for example, Hodori and Hosuni, the mascots for South Korea, are portrayed as tigers as this animal features prominently in the country’s legends. [via] Don’t forget […]
PYRRHIC DANCE (ΠΥΡΡΙΧΙΟΣ ΧΟΡΟΣ), Olympic Games - Athens, 2004
The Pyrrhic dance is an ancient war dance of the Greeks of Pontus...the Pontian people have maintained it to this day, as accurately as it was described by X...
Olympic Games in Ancient Greece.wmv
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All About The Olympic Games
Learn a little about the Olympic Games, Ancient and Modern, and then test yourself to see what you remember! The Ancient Olympic Games
Ancient and Modern Olympics
Educational movie about the Ancient and Modern Olympics, discusses some of the history behind the olympics, some similarities and some differences between th...