Category Archives: Sports

2012 London Olympics – 27 July to 12 August

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games (Games of the XXX Olympiad ) will be held in in London from 27 July to 12 August 2012.

Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012, the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times,having previously done so in 1908 and in 1948.

Abhinav Bindra Wins Gold for India at Beijing Olympics 2008

Abhinav Bindra of India , won India’s historic ever individual Olympic gold medal at Beijing XXIX Olympics on Monday(Aug 11 2008) with a thrilling come-from-behind victory in the men’s 10 metres air rifle event .

India, winners of 8 hockey gold medals, had never won an individual Olympic title before Abhinav Bindra’s success. India’s last Olympic gold medal was from hockey (8th gold) at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.

Olympic Games History – Ancient and Modern Olympic Games

Here is the Olympic Games History Ancient Olympic Games and Modern Olympic Games.

Once every four years, men from all over Greece came to compete in a great athletic festival in Elis, in western Greece (Women were not allowed to compete). This was called the Olympic games because the place was called Olympia. It was a religious festival to honor the Greek gods Zeus and Hera.

2016 Olympics Host Finalist On Oct 2, 2009

olympic_flag, Olympic Games Host Cities and Year, Olympic Games

2016 Summer Olympics (XXXI Olympiad) host city has not yet been determined, various cities have begun a bidding process for that honour. The International Olympic Committee will select the host city at its meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, on October 2, 2009. The 2016 Summer Paralympics will also be held in the same city and organized by the same organizing committee.