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61,706.  The Olympic Games were founded in 776 B.C.  (Greece & Olympics)  Empires Special: The Greeks: Crucible of Civilisation: Revolution, PBS

 

 

61,818.  Greece’s most notorious public expenditure bonanza was on the 2004 Olympic Games ... Buildings and facilities lie unused ... The financial fiasco of the Athens Olympics.  (Greece & European Union & Olympics)  Michael Portillos Great Euro Crisis, BBC 2012

 

 

84,191.  Games?  I’ve seen better organised riots.  (also Athletics)  Chariots of Fire 1981 starring Ben Cross & Ian Charleson & Nicholas Farrell & Nigel Havers & Ian Holm & John Gielgud & Lindsay Anderson & Alice Kruge & Stuan Rodger & Nigel Davenport & Patrick Magee & David Yelland et al, director Hugh Hudson, Sam at Scottish games with Eric

 

 

84,188.  In freemasonry in Europe the groups were called circles.  And you had your circle of friends.  There were five circles of friends.  America being one of them, Italy, France, Germany, England and America – the five circles of friends.  They were called in European freemasonry the Olympiads.  Jordan Maxwell, Matrix of Power

 

 

27,142.  The summer of 1936 and the world was coming to Berlin ... Germany won 89 Olympic medals – more than any other nation.  The United States ranked second, with a total of 56.  (Nazi & Olympics & Germany)  Third Reich: The Rise I, History Channel

 

 

84,189.  A festival of peoples, so it seemed.  Hitler was angered by the German crowd’s enthusiasm for black athletes.  Hitler: A Profile

 

 

64,207.  As a child Jesse Owens raced other kids form his Cleveland neighbourhood on city sidewalks.  He was the youngest of ten children.  (Athletics & Olympics)  Jesse Owens, PBS & American Experience Films

 

64,208.  Joseph Goebbels planned to use the Games to the Nazis’ advantage.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

64,209.  As a movement for a boycott grew, the NAACP convinced Owens to take a public stand.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

64,210.  Thousands of German fans knew they were witnessing something extraordinary.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

64,211.  By the fourth day of the Games Goebbels was enraged.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

64,212.  The team’s only two Jewish sprinters ... would be replaced by Owens and Metcalf.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

64,213.  He was far from triumphant.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

64,214.  The lucrative offers that had poured into Berlin turned out to be empty promises.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

 

84,203.  The road to the Olympics, leads to no city, no country.  It goes far beyond New York or Moscow, ancient Greece or Nazi Germany.  The road to the Olympics leads – in the end – to the best within us.  Jesse Owens

 

 

64,219.  Utterly dominating his sport for years, collecting multiple Olympic and World Championship golds, setting thirty-five world records.  (Athletics & Olympics)  Sporting Greats – Sergey Bubka

 

64,221.  In 1988 in Seoul, Bubka would get his Olympic chance.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

 

64,244.  Los Angeles 1984: 4 Olympic gold medals.  (Athletics & Olympics)  Sporting Greats – Carl Lewis

 

64,246.  1988 Johnson v Lewis.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

64,247.  200m v [Joe] DeLoach ... The only Olympic sprint title Carl Lewis would lose.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

64,250.  In Barcelona in 1992 he won gold in the long jump for a third successive time.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

64,251.  1996 Olympics in Atlanta ... Carl Lewis won the long jump for an incredible fourth time.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.  

 

 

64,252.  One man combined these attributes better than any other athlete in the history of the intermediate hurdles.  For almost a decade Edwin Moses reigned supreme; for almost a decade he never lost a race.  (Athletics & Olympics)  Sporting Greats – Ed Moses

 

64,253.  He became one of the stars of Montreal.  That potential was realised in the Olympic final: 47.65 world record.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

64,254.  The vigorous training regime worked; Moses smashed the world record in the 1976 Olympics and twice more in 77 and 80.  He broke it again for a final time in 83: 47.01.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

 

64,255.  An athlete whose influence transcends his chosen sport.  (Athletics & Olympics)  Sporting Greats – Michael Johnson

 

64,257.  1996 Atlanta: 200m 19.32 & 400m & 4x400 relay.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

64,258.  2000 Sydney: 400m 43.85; 4x400m – but when his team-mates failed drugs tests he chose to return what he saw was a tainted gold.  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

 

75,322.  An no gymnast has achieved that perfection more than Romania’s Nadia Comaneci.  In the 1976 Olympics she became the first girl to score a perfect ten.  She won five Olympic golds, and is the only woman to have won three European Championships.  (Gymnastics & Olympics & Perfection)  Sporting Greats: Nadia Comaneci

 

75,323.  At fourteen she would go to the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal.  (Gymnastics & Olympics & Perfection)  ibid.

 

 

113,325.  An Olympic Legend: Winner of Five Consecutive Olympic Rowing Gold Medals 1984 1988 1992 1996 2000.  (Olympics & Boat)  Sporting Greats: Steve Redgrave, Sky Sports 2017, plaque 

 

 

113,347.  ‘Just invincible on that day.’  (Athletics & Olympics)  Sporting Greats: Jesse Owens, sports writer

 

113,348.  ‘Ultimately, the anti-boycott forces prevailed.’  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.  

 

113,349.  ‘The AAU decided Jesse Owens was finished as an athlete.’  (Athletics & Olympics)  ibid.

 

 

113,409.  ‘As a ten year old I had 17 national age-group records.’  (Swim & Olympics)  Sporting Greats: Mark Spitz, Sky Sports 2017

 

113,410.  1968: ‘A four-medal flop … two gold medals, a silver, a bronze.’  (Swim & Olympics)  ibid.  

 

113,411.  1972: ‘The first day I would get two gold medals …’  (Swim & Olympics)  ibid. 

 

113,412.  ‘Seven gold medals and seven world records.’  (Swim & Olympics)  ibid.   

 

 

64,262.  The urine sample of Ben Johnson, Canada, Athletics 100 metre, collected on Saturday 24th September 1988, was found to contain the metabolic of a banned substance namely Stanozolol.  (Athletics & Olympics & Steroids & Cheat & Doping)  Olympic doping committee televised announcement

 

 

38,963.  The Olympic Games are coming to Sydney in the millennium year 2000.  While the official Olympic song celebrates Baron de Coubertin’s vision of ‘a festival of sports creating international respect and goodwill’, it is the smell of money that comes with the salt spray; for Arcadia is also Spiv City.

 

That is to say, the rich mates who run what they call the big end of town know that the Olympics have little to do with peace, goodwill, etc. and everything to do with power, rivalry, status and the top dollar.  The shock troops of the Sydney Olympic Committee understood this and left the bidders from Beijing and Manchester in their dust.

 

Every African delegate on the International Olympic Committee was offered two seven-year scholarships for their country’s athletes at the Australian Institute of Sport.  A world youth soccer tournament costing A$35 million (£13.5 million?), much of it public money, was slipped under the table.  That the president of the Federation of International Football Associations happened to be one of the most influential IOC brokers was an amazing coincidence.  The fascist past of the IOC’s Spanish president, Juan Samaranch, rated hardly a word in the Sydney press; instead, his campaign for a Nobel peace prize was noted favourably.  ‘Anyone who threatens Sydney's Olympic bid had better watch out,’ bellowed a member of the Sydney committee.

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