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Olympics information. EnchantedLearning.comThe Olympic Games 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia The 2014 Winter Olympics were in Sochi, Russia.
The opening ceremony was on February 7, 2014. The closing ceremony was on February 23, 2014. Over 85 nations and more than 2500 athletes competed. The motto of the Sochi Olympics was 'Hot. The Ancient Olympics: The ancient Greeks dedicated the Olympic Games to the god Zeus. The Greeks held the first Olympic games in the year 776 BC (over 2700 years ago), and had only one event, a sprint (a short run that was called the "stade"). Women were neither allowed to compete in the games nor to watch them, because the games were dedicated to Zeus and were therefore meant for men.
The four-year period between the Olympic games was called an olympiad. The Modern Olympic Games: Over a fifteen hundred years later, Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin (1863-1937) (a French educator and sportsman) revived the Olympic Games.
Olympic Sports. Drug use at the Olympics. Technology at the Olympics. Ballerina2012. MAHE DRYSDALE. How China trains its children to win gold - standing on a girl's legs as young boys hang from bars. Nanning Gymnasium in Nanning, China, is one of many ruthless training camps in ChinaHere children, some as young as five, battle to complete the demanding routines on bars, rings, and mats By Matt Blake Published: 14:44 GMT, 1 August 2012 | Updated: 16:41 GMT, 1 August 2012 Her face etched with pain, a child trains for Olympic glory while her gymnastics trainer stands on her legs.
The cartoon space rockets and animal astronauts on her tiny red leotard are a stark and powerful reminder of this little girl's tender age as she trains as hard as any adult athlete in the Western world. Nanning Gymnasium in Nanning, China, is one of many ruthless training camps across the country to which parents send their children to learn how to be champions.
Hard training: Her face etched with pain, a child trains for Olympic glory while her gymnastics trainer stands on her legs. Only last January harrowing photographs were posted on the internet showing Chinese children crying in pain as they were put to work. London Olympics 2012. London 2012 Olympics - Schedule, Results, Medals, Tickets, Venues.