Not every meal deserves a gold medal. It’s estimated that 48,000 meals are served daily. … Japanese staples such as ramen and udon noodles, grilled Wagyu beef, and…

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The all-time record for the oldest Olympic competitor is held by Sweden’s Oscar Swahn. He was born in 1847, and won two shooting gold medals at the 1908…

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Who is the president of the IOC? Does the IOC make money? The IOC is a non-profit organisation, dedicated to using the revenue generated from the Olympic Games…

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City Country Opening ceremony Tokyo Japan 23 July 2021 Beijing China 4 February 2022 Paris France 26 July 2024 Milan–Cortina d’Ampezzo Italy 6 February 2026 Who held the…

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On May 12, 1970, the International Olympic Committee announced that Montréal (and its mayor, Jean Drapeau) would be the host of the 1976 Summer Olympics. The Games were…

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The International Olympic Committee, the Games’ organizing body, doesn’t pay any athletes who participate in a particular Olympiad, or give out prize money for medals. Do countries pay…

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Team Soviet Union L 0 T 0 GF 51 GA 11 Did Herb Brooks really make them skate after Norway game? The scene where Brooks makes the team…

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Can I participate in Olympiad after 12th? But in most cases, you will be eligible for writing the Olympiad only if you are in school, i.e. upto class…

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John Baxter Taylor Jr. Born November 3, 1882 Washington, D.C. Died December 2, 1908 (aged 26) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Occupation Athlete Known for First African American to win an…

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Approximately 7,000 athletes from 150 countries competed over 18 disciplines. How many disciplines are held in Special Olympics? The Special Olympics at Abu Dhabi will witness sporting action…

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