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Creative Designs of the New Winter Olympics 2014 Pictograms. Articles, News November 5, 2012 The 2014 Winter Olympics or the 22nd Winter Olympics will be celebrated on February 7-23 in Sochi, Russia.

Creative Designs of the New Winter Olympics 2014 Pictograms

A total of 98 events in 15 winter sports will be held. The Sochi Organizing Committee (SOC) will organize both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Origami Olympic Rings Craft for Kids. Have some fun with this clever origami Olympic rings craft for kids - with help even the youngest children will be able to do it!

Origami Olympic Rings Craft for Kids

Our completed Olympic rings! You will need: 6 inch square origami paper (or cut your own squares from standard paper) in red, green, black, blue and yellowGlue stick Instructions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Repeat steps 1-4 with the green paper. Make an Olive Leaf Crown. List of Summer and Winter Olympic Sports and Events. The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games. These days you don't have to look far to see the connection between salesmanship and sports--some would even say that the line between sales pitching and fast pitches has become completely blurred.

The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games

At Olympic competitions, athletes' uniforms and equipment bear the discreet but readily identifiable trademarks of their manufacturers. After the Games, we are presented with images of Olympians endorsing products and appearing on cereal boxes. Later, some Olympic celebrities become commodities themselves, as TV shows and record labels cash in on their fame. Sculptures of Athletes...Commercial Appearances? Olympic Motto and Olympic Creed. The Olympic Motto - Citius, Altius, Fortius A friend of Baron Pierre de Coubertin, Father Henri Martin Didon of the Dominican order, was principal of Arcueil College, near Paris.

Olympic Motto and Olympic Creed

An energetic teacher, he used the discipline of sport as a powerful educational tool. One day, following an interschool athletics meeting, Didon ended his speech quoting three Latin words: Citius, Altius, Fortius (faster, higher, stronger). Struck by the succinctness of this phrase, Baron Pierre de Coubertin made it the Olympic motto, pointing out that "Athletes need 'freedom of excess.' That is why we gave them this motto...a motto for people who dare to try to break records. " Athletes Oath. Sochi 2014. Mascot. Rebus Puzzles (Pictogram Puzzles) Rebus_playinthesnow_bw. The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games. The ancient Olympic Games were primarily a part of a religious festival in honor of Zeus, the father of the Greek gods and goddesses.

The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games

The festival and the games were held in Olympia (see 'Did you know' in the glossary), a rural sanctuary site (model shown here, courtesy of the British Museum) in the western Peloponnesos. The Greeks that came to the Sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia shared the same religious beliefs and spoke the same language. The athletes were all male citizens of the city-states from every corner of the Greek world, coming from as far away as Iberia (Spain) in the west and the Black Sea (Turkey) in the east. The sanctuary was named in antiquity after Mt. Olympos (see 'Did you know' in the glossary), the highest mountain in mainland Greece. The Ancient Olympics. Winter Olympics Printables. The winter olympics only happen once every 4 years.

Winter Olympics Printables

Why not celebrate them with your kid(s) by giving them some fun printable activity pages. Cold winter days are the perfect time to work on fun winter olympics printables. Our winter worksheets feature a large selection of sports including figure skating, hockey, downhill skiing, cross crountry skiing, snowboarding, speed skating, and sledding sports. The types of printables are olympics coloring pages, word searches, word scrambles, dot to dots printables, cryptogram puzzles and more.

Not only are there a selection of types of worksheets and different sports, but the Olympic printables are also appropriate for a range of ages. Ancient Olympic Games, First Olympics in Olympia. According to historical records, the first ancient Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC.

Ancient Olympic Games, First Olympics in Olympia

They were dedicated to the Olympian gods and were staged on the ancient plains of Olympia. They continued for nearly 12 centuries, until Emperor Theodosius decreed in 393 A.D. that all such "pagan cults" be banned. Olympia. Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Sochi 2014 Olympics - Olympic Tickets, Sports & Schedule. News - Science of the Olympic Winter Games. Learning Zone Class Clips - The ancient Olympic Games (pt 1/3) their importance - Classical Studies Video. History - Ancient History in depth: Ancient Greek Olympics Gallery. Primary History - Ancient Greeks - The Olympic Games.