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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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Sport in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Alan Bairner.

in Ulster Since 1600

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7837 words.

The interplay of politics and sport is a major theme in the social and cultural history of Ulster. The origins of many of the games popular in Ulster today go deep in time. With the rise of...

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