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Athletic Performance Improvement – Technology Based Or Evolution?

This summer anyone with the slightest interest in sport will be focussed on the Beijing Olympics from August 8th – 24th. But will our attention be on the athletes who have given a large part of their lives over to their sport in the quest for golden glory? Will it be on the performance enhancing substance cheats who try to push the boundaries of fair play beyond those accepted by the authorities? Or will the technological advances that focus everyone’s attention.

Interesting Facts About Qatar’s Sports

What has Qatar’s role been in the Olympic Games? How many medals did Qatar win at the 2002 Asian Games? Who was Talal Mansoor? Did you known that Qatar is an Olympic paradise in the world? Who was the Qatari to carry the Olympic flame into the Khalifa International Stadium at the opening ceremony of the 2006 Asian Games? Who do the following Olympic athletes have in common: Ahmed Khalil Saleh, Hamad Al-Atteya, Rashid Shami Suwaid and Zamel Essa Al-Kuwari?

Art of the Olympians – Al Oerter, Four-Time Olympic Gold Medalist

Al Oerter and I lived in the same town. He won the Olympic Gold Medal in discus throw, four times in a row! His daughter is in charge of constructing a museum for the display of art works by Olympians from all over the world. The museum will open later in 2008 in downtown Ft. Myers, Florida and will be named, appropriately, “Art of the Olympians.”

Interesting Facts About Iraq’s Sports

What are some interesting facts about Iraq’s sports? Who was the first Iraqi to win an Olympic medal? Iraq’s Olympic history has been limited to participation in the Summer Olympics only. It competed at the modern Olympic Games for the first time at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England.

Facts About China’s Sports

How many Chinese athletes competed in the Summer Olympics in 1992? Which runner won gold for China in Atlanta in 1996? How many Asian Games has China hosted? Who is Lang Ping? When and where was Liu Xiang born? How many Olympic gold medals did Li Ning win in 1984? At which sport was Fu Mingxia an Olympic champion?

Interesting Facts About Olympic Nations – Mexico

Who carried the Mexican flag in the Athens opening ceremony? Who is Ana Gabriela Guevara Espinoza? In what month were the 1979 World University Games in Mexico City held? How many gold medals did Adriana Fernandez win at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo?

Fantastic Facts About United States Sports

What was the most number of medals won by the United States in a Summer Olympics? Who was Flo Hyman? Which five American states have hosted the Olympic Games? What is Carl Lewi’s real name? How did Mebrahtom Keflezighi became an American citizen? How many American women competed in the 1984 Olympic Games?

Beijing Summer Olympics – Get Your Seats Quick!

Everybody’s getting ready for the big event this summer – The 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics! Tickets are now on sale and going fast. Find out where and how you can get tickets for this exciting event.

Greece – The Olympic Games from 1896 to 2004

Through the years, the Olympic Games have managed to win their rightful place in history. They are still the highest ambition of athletes all over the world. Though the olive branch has been replaced by a gold medal and the exalting songs of the ancient world by tempting prizes for “the winners of the modern Games, the glory that comes from an Olympic victory remains exactly the same.

Interesting Facts About Bolivia’s Sports

What city hosted the 1977 Bolivarian Games? How many gold medals did Julia Iriarte Velasco win at the 1947 Bolivarian Games in Peru? Who is Jose Gamarra Zorrilla? Bolivia’s Johnny Perez won gold running in the 1,500m and 5,000m at the First South American Games in 1978. In which other event did he compete?

Tick-Tock – Vancouver’s Countdown to 2010

In Downtown Vancouver, a clock is ticking. At this moment, there are still two years to go until the clock reaches zero, but nonetheless alarms are going off all over Vancouver, nearby ski resort Whistler Blackcomb, the entire Canadian province of British Columbia, and in the homes of winter sports fans across the world. Yes, that’s right – in 2010, the biggest event in winter sports comes to Vancouver, Canada, and already there is a real buzz about the place.

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