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8 Olympic records that will never be broken | FOX Sports

FOXSports.com - Aug 4, 2016
Records are made to be broken, but these eight Olympic marks will never be touched.

Rio Olympic hurdles champion Brianna Rollins banned for 12 months for missing drug tests

Fox Sports
Fox Sports - Apr 20, 2017
It means the 25-year-old will not face Pearson at August's world titles in London, just as Australia's 2012 Olympic champion is returning to type of form that saw her break the Olympic record at her height in London. The pair's heated rivalry began ...

Sailors strive at Hyeres to continue Australia's Olympic successes

My Sailing - Apr 24, 2017
Australia has excellent prospects in the 470 Men's double-handed dinghy class in Hyeres too. Australia has an outstanding Olympic record in this class, with five gold medals and one silver from Sydney, Beijing, London, and Rio. London Gold Medallist ...

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Olympics Record Breakers

by: Jo-Ann Barnas
This title will give you the story behind records held by such Olympic stars as Michael Phelps, Nadia Com?neci, Greg Louganis, and more. The title also features informative sidebars, fun facts, a glossary, and further resources. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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The Complete Book of the Olympics: 2012 Edition

by: David Wallechinsky, Jaime Loucky

David Wallechinsky's compendious book has long been the preeminent point of reference for sports enthusiasts and journalists alike


Every sports writer assigned to cover the Games ensures they have their early copy of this prodigious work of reference, packed with absorbing anecdotes and essential statistics. A treasure trove of 116 years of Olympic history, it is also an amazingly readable book, for in the course of recording every single Olympic final since 1896, it concentrates on the strange, the memorable, and the unbelievable.
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The Complete Book of the Summer Olympics: Athens

by: David Wallechinsky
Completely updated, this ultimate Olympic reference book contains all the nitty-gritty detail,including all records, statistics and medal standings as well as results of the top eight finishers in every Olympic event from the 1896 Games in Athens to the 200 edition in Sydney.
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Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement

by: John Grasso, Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans
The Olympic Movement began with the Ancient Olympic Games, which were held in Greece on the Peloponnesus peninsula at Olympia, Greece. It is not clear why the Greeks instituted this quadrennial celebration in the form of an athletic festival. The recorded history of the Ancient Olympic Games begins in 776 B.C., although it is suspected that the Games had been held for several centuries by that time. The Games were conducted as religious celebrations in honor of the god Zeus, and it is known that Olympia was a shrine to Zeus from about 1000 B.
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Thiago Braz breaks Olympic record in Pole Vault

Thiago Braz da Silva wins gold for Brazil and claims a new Olympic record in the men's pole vault. Subscribe to the official Olympic channel here: ...

Bob Beamon - Longest Ever Olympic Long Jump | Olympic Records

Bob Beamon of the USA set a new Olympic and World Long Jump record with his amazing leap at the Mexico City 1968 Olympics. Subscribe to the official ...

Ryan Crouser wins Shot Put gold with an Olympic Record

Ryan Crouser's throw of 22.52m broke the Olympic record and earned him the men's Shot Put gold medal at Rio 2016. Subscribe to the official Olympic channel ...

Michael Phelps broke a 2,168-year-old Olympic record | gold medal record | Rio Olympics 2016

Michael Phelps is arguably the greatest Olympic athlete in the history of the games. In addition to capturing his 25th Olympic medal, Phelps matched a 2168 ...

Thai weightlifter sets Olympic Record in Women's 58kg Weightlifting

Thailand's Sukanya Srisurat sets a new Olympic Record and wins gold in her first Olympic Games by lifting 110kg. Subscribe to the official Olympic channel ...


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