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SPORTS, DEMONSTRATION
Before they were adopted officially as Olympic events many sports were demonstrated at the preceding games. Some of these sports are demonstrated because they have a particular cultural link with the ...


SPORTS, OLYMPIC
Not all sports are Olympic sports.For instance in the summer games only 34 sports are practised in the Olympics. These are athletics, rowing, badminton, baseball, basketball, beach volleyball, boxing,...


SQUAW VALLEY - United States
Squaw Valley was not yet a ski resort when the American promoter Alex Cushing put it up as a candidate for the 1960 winter games. Squaw Valley was equipped with one hotel and a single ski lift.The IOC...


STECHER Renate (1950) German / Track and Field
Renate Stecher was the fastest sprinter in the world in the late 1970s, and was the first woman to run 100 m in less than 11 seconds. She took two Olympic titles in Munich for the 100 m and 200 m race...


STEEPLECHASE
As an athletic competition event the steeplechase is run over a distance of 3000 m. The race is also known as the 3000 m steeplechase.In the course of this event athletes have to jump 28 obstacles inc...


STENMARK Ingemar (1956) Sweden / Alpine skiing
This Swede, nicknamed "King of Slalom" was the top skier in his speciality on both amateur and professional events for many years. He won two Olympic titles in the 1980 Lake Placid games for the giant...


STEROIDS, ANABOLIC
Anabolic steroids are medicines used in treating sick people who cannot stand their own body weight. The medicines enable the body to store proteins in muscle tissue instead of losing them. When they ...


STEVENSON Teofilo (1952) Cuba / Boxing
This Cuban boxer never really enjoyed the fame he deserved because he did not turn professional. Yet Stevenson remains the greatest Olympic boxing champion of all times.He won the gold medal three tim...


STOCKHOLM - Sweden
Stockholm has twice been an Olympic city.The first time was in 1912 for the fifth Olympic games of the modern era, and the second time was only partial, when Sweden organised the equestrian events of ...


STORM
Storms are an infrequent hazard to Olympic competitions, but a few have seriously disrupted events.This happened in Mexico, where the show jumping course was so soaked that riders fell and were wounde...


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