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Berlin Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

1936.

The summer Olympics that opened in Berlin on 1 August 1936 were Nazi Germany's greatest propaganda set piece and a major photographic event. An accompanying exhibition, Deuts...

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Olympic Games, ancient

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1147 words.

The ancient Olympics had an extraordinarily long history, from their origins in ancient Greece to the fifth century ad, over a thousand years of sustained organized athletic competition...

Olympic games in China

John Baruch.

in Astronomy & Geophysics

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 921 words.

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Olympic Games of 2008

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of China

January 2009; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 1911 words.

The 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing was China’s first chance to host the world’s biggest sporting extravaganza. It provided an opportunity for China...

Berlin Olympic Games (1936)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 195 words.

The summer Olympics that opened in Berlin on 1 August 1936 were Nazi Germany's greatest propaganda set piece and a

‘They used Americana, all painted and polished, to make the enormous impression they did’: selling the Reagan revolution through the 1984 Olympic Games1

Umberto Tulli.

in Sport and diplomacy

September 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sport and Leisure. 9257 words.

The chapter aims at investigating the role of the Reagan administration in organizing the Games. Contrary to previous understanding, which tend to dismiss federal government involvment in...

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The Clearest Example of Thucydides Pindaricus: 5. 49–50. 4. 4, The Olympic Games of 420 bc

Simon Hornblower.

in Thucydides and Pindar

October 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 6575 words.

This chapter examines two chapters of Thucydides, which describe the Olympic games of 420 BC. Readers will notice the change of unexpected wealth of narrative detail in these two chapters,...

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Novel public health risk assessment process developed to support syndromic surveillance for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Gillian E. Smith, Alex J. Elliot, Sue Ibbotson, Roger Morbey, Obaghe Edeghere, Jeremy Hawker, Mike Catchpole, Tina Endericks, Paul Fisher and Brian McCloskey.

in Journal of Public Health

September 2017; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3207 words.

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Background

Syndromic surveillance aims to provide early warning and real time estimates of the extent of...

A qualitative study into the development of a physical activity legacy from the London 2012 Olympic Games

Russell Vincent Carter and Theo Lorenc.

in Health Promotion International

September 2015; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 6747 words.

Olympic Games have sometimes been considered as public health interventions capable of improving population health by encouraging increased physical activity levels. However, the evidence...

Arboviral Infections Following the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in a Cohort of US Athletes and Support Staff

Carrie L Byington, Krow Ampofo, Tammi Lewis, Taylor Mathie, Dholani Nanayakkara, Andrew Pavia, Kim Hanson, Marc Roger Couturier and Bill Moreau.

in Open Forum Infectious Diseases

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

Abstract

Background

The 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games were held in Brazil after the peak of an explosive Zika...

Walter Herz Olympic Games London 1948

Mike McKiernan.

in Occupational Medicine

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 209 words.

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The 2000 Olympic Games of protein structure prediction; fully automated programs are being evaluated vis-à-vis human teams in the protein structure prediction experiment CAFASP2

Daniel Fischer, Arne Elofsson and Leszek Rychlewski.

in Protein Engineering, Design and Selection

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Proteins. 2194 words.

In this commentary, we describe two new protein structure prediction experiments being run in parallel with the CASP experiment, which together may be regarded as the 2000 Olympic Games of...

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Participation in Olympic Games and Amateur Sports

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

The history of black women’s participation in the modern Olympics is one of struggle and discrimination. The founders of the modern Olympics in 1896 had no intention of women—white or ...

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Olympic Games, modern (as global cultural event)

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1052 words.

Sociologists and social historians of sport have long recognized the centrality of the Olympics in any historical narrative of the rise and spread of international sport. ...

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Olympic Games and Amateur Sports, Participation in

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

The history of black women's participation in the modern Olympics is one of struggle and discrimination. The founders of the

Olympic Games and Amateur Sports, Participation in

Pam Gill-Fisher.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1578 words.

The history of black women's participation in the modern Olympics is one of struggle and discrimination. The founders of the

Olympic Visions: Images of the Games through History

Paul Jobling.

in Journal of Design History

November 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Art Forms; Art Styles; History of Art; Industrial and Commercial Art. 1939 words.

Foreword: Design Histories of the Olympic Games

Jilly Traganou.

in Journal of Design History

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Industrial and Commercial Art; Art Styles. 3641 words.

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Cold War Games: Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Thomas W. Zeiler.

in The Journal of American History

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 546 words.

Richard Menkis and Harold Troper. More than Just Games: Canada and the 1936 Olympics.

James W. St.G. Walker.

in The American Historical Review

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 780 words.