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Olympic Games

Alisdair Rogers, Noel Castree and Rob Kitchin

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199599868
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191758065
Olympic Games

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An international festival of *sport held every four years. Summer Olympics and Winter Olympics feature different sports and are staggered such that one follows the other at two-year intervals. These are accompanied by Paralympics for athletes with physical disabilities and by Youth Games. The modern games date from ...

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Subjects: Human Geography

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