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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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Fredericks, Frankie (1967–)

Kate Tuttle.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 356 words.

Frankie Fredericks was a talented athlete as a youth, but he never expected to be in the Olympic Games. Until

Frankie Fredericks

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

1967– Namibian sprinter, winner of four Olympic silver medals.

Frankie Fredericks was a talented athlete as a youth, but he never expected to be in the Olympic Games. Until 1990 ...

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Remembering the Oriental Witches: Sports, Gender and Shōwa Nostalgia in the NHK Narratives of the Tokyo Olympics

Iwona MERKLEJN.

in Social Science Japan Journal

January 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Japanese Studies. 9931 words.

The phrase Oriental Witches (Tōyō no Majo) was used in the mass media to describe the Japanese women’s volleyball team that won 22 games in a row during their tour of Europe in 1961; they...

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