Essay on Olympics

Sugar Ray Leonard Reveals Abuse by Coach in His Book

The former boxing champ Sugar Ray Leonard has revealed having been sexually abused by an Olympic coach when he was in his teens. The New York Times reported on Tuesday that Leonard had shared the story in the autobiography that was coming out, entitled “The Big Fight: My Life In and Out of the Ring.” […]

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Famous Biathlon Athletes

Biathlon is a popular sport that has many bright names of athletes. The sport requires many skills and when an athlete has them and performs well, the interest is increased. The sport has many fans around the world that follow their favorite athletes. Let’s take a look at some of the most famous names. Alexander […]

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Ohno Uncertain About Speedskating Future

After yet another great performance at this year’s Winter Olympics in Vancouver, American’s most decorated Winter Olympic athlete in history is deflecting questions about whether he will be back for more at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Apolo Anton Ohno, who will be 32 when the next winter games roll around, has been busy […]

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What to Expect from the 2012 Summer Olympics in London

The Summer Olympics are a big, expensive event requiring years of preparation on the part of the host country—and it just gets bigger and bigger with time. The 2008 Beijing Olympics were the most expensive of all time, and it’s widely believed that the Chinese government lost money, or at best broke even when you […]

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What is an Equestrian?

Equestrian is a sport that attracts interest from all over the world and from all ages. Young boys and girls dream of having a pony and riding it and athletes of the sport can provide a wonderful sight when racing. There are many forms of the game and also very interesting facts to learn. Horses […]

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Is Jiu-jitsu Good for Self-Defense?

Jiu-jitsu is known as a venerable form of martial arts developed in feudal Japan as a method of neutralizing enemies who were two well-armored to be brought down through conventional combat methods. The form has kept a continuous presence in Japan ever since the samurai mastered it, but more recently the form has spread to […]

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Fencing: Techniques of the game

Fencing is a game which requires immense expertise and practice. In this game if you hold the sword too tightly it might lead to many problems like muscles getting strained especially hamstring muscles which can hamper the player physically. It requires flexibility and accuracy and great presence of mind as well as right coordination between […]

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Fencing – Memorable Moments of the Game

Fencing is an ancient sport which requires great physical strength and mental alertness. The rules of this game are laid by the FIE (Federation Internationale d’Escrime) and all the international fencing competitions are conducted according to these rules. There are many different kinds of fencing like Classical fencing, theatrical fencing and sport fencing, the sport […]

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Modern Pentathlon Scoring System

The Pentathlon was first played in Ancient Greece. It was again revived in the modern times with the Olympic Games. The pentathlon was again brought back however in two formats. Pierre de Coubertin, the father of Modern Olympics, invented the modern pentathlon. For new entrants, the modern pentathlon scoring can be quite confusing. Each event […]

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Different Types Of Pentathlon Events

The pentathlon is a contest which is an amalgamation of five different events. The name has been derived from Greek language – ‘pente’ which means five and ‘athlon’ which means competition. Pentathlon is a contest where multiple athletic events such as target shooting, fencing, equestrian skills, swimming and cross country running are played. These events […]

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Ancient Pentathlon

‘Pentathlon’ has been derived from the Greek language, it is a combination of two words, ‘pente’ which means five and ‘athlon’ which means a competition. As the name suggests, a pentathlon is therefore a contest which features five different events. The first evidence of this contest was seen in ancient Greece, in the ancient Olympic […]

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Women’s Pentathlon

The women’s pentathlon is a part of a series of multi-event competitions. These events owe their origin to the ancient athletic traditions of the ancient Greeks. The word pentathlon has been derived from a Greek word ‘pente’ which means five and ‘athlon’ which means a competition. It stands for a five event competition and it […]

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Skeleton: The Sport for the Fearless

Skeleton is an exciting sport where the athletes ride one seater sleighs in head down position on the ice track. Skeleton is sometimes called “toboggagin”. It has been named skeleton because a sled was introduced in 1800’s, and it resembled a skeleton. A toboggan is just simple sled which is still used as a simple […]

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Olympic Pentathlon

Pentathlon is a combination of multiple athletic events such as target shooting, fencing, equestrian skills, swimming and cross country running. These events are a test of the athlete’s skills, expertise, agility, sense of timing, tolerance, and of course will power. The competitor has to participate in all the events and perform well in order to […]

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Paris in Not a Hero

It is time for me to see more of the world. I shall go to Sparta as Aphrodite directs. ” (213). Paris is stating that no matter what Oenone says he has made up his mind to leave her and go to Sparta. The true meaning of loyalty would be Paris staying in Mount Ida […]

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Drugs in sport speech

A harsher penalty for drug cheats in sport Hello fellow students of Taylor Lakes Secondary College. Today I will be speaking about performance enhancing drugs In sport, and why there should be harsher penalties for athletes who use them. In order to become a successful athlete, you must dedicate a large part of your life […]

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Is Hosting the London 2012 Olympics a beneficial choice for the UK Economy

The Olympics games is coming to London from 27th June (Opening ceremony) right up until 9th September (Paralympic games closing ceremony). Such a big event will bring a vast amount of sporting luxuries to the residents of England and especially London. The competitiveness, fellowship and support that Olympic Games boast will definitely light up the […]

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Couch Potatoes vs Athletes

Couch Potatoes Vs. Athletes The truth about couch potatoes and athletes has finally been exposed. Athletes are snotty, pompous people who like to put others down to elevate themselves. Couch potatoes are humble, intellectual, and confident people. Contrary to the common misconception couch potatoes are not really un-active, lazy people. Instead, the lifestyle of couch […]

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Shawn White

SummaryThe Summary of my paper, Shaun White, is: 1. My findings were that Shaun was only 13 when he became a pro snowboarder, he also became a pro skateboarder in 2003, and that he is trying to become more marketable by extending his demographics. 2. My opinions are that he has great ambition for the […]

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Olympic Games and Hospitality Industry

The cordial reception industry makes a major part to the UK economic system. It is a fact that the cordial reception concern employs a big per centum of people. This paper farther focal points on economic impact. It will be covered what is the chief grounds impacting demand. It will be analyzed about the planetary […]

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Article Review

The Social Dimension of Western Civilization. 1982, 58-66 In the article, “Organized Greek Games”, the author, William J. Baker’s goal was to educate on the difference between Olympic Games as they are today, compared to Olympic Games as they used to be In ancient Greece. In this article, William Baker also described to us, the […]

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