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					Modern Olympic Games
      The children of St´1
21st Primary School of Limassol
    Teacher: Maria Xanthou
   Modern Olympic Games
In 1896,thanks to the great efforts of
Frenchman Pierre de Coubertin,
Dimitrios Vikelas, and other
contributors, the first modern
olympic games were held in the
country of their birth.
   Modern Olympic Games
The Greek nation and the whole
world were happy for their revival
and once again turned them into the
greatest celebration on earth. In the
century to follow, the games
travelled to countries around the
world, meeting many cultures and
civilisations, growing and evolving.
   Olympic games in Athens
The Olympic
games will take
place from 13 to
29 August 2004.
           Olympic sports
The competition
has 28 sports:
aquatics, archery,
athletics, badminton
baseball, basketball
boxing, canoeing,
cycling, equestrian,
football, gymnastics,
handball, hockey, judo
rowing, sailing
          Olympic sports
Shooting, softball,
taekwondo, tennis
triathlon, modern
pentathlon,
volleyball,
weightlifting,
wrestling.

				
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