Sacred fire, stopped wars and other myths around the Olympic Games
Before each Olympics, the information space is filled with informative articles about their ancient traditions hailing from ancient Greece. Many of the described traditions or their connection with modern games…

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SELECTING A STICK FOR RUNNING SKIS
Cross-country skiing is one of the most popular sports. In order for sport to bring benefits and joy, it is necessary to take care of correctly selected sports equipment and…

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Truth and fiction about the “death match” - a football battle of Soviet athletes and fascist anti-aircraft gunners
The Great Patriotic War is remembered by many grandiose battles in which Soviet soldiers defended the independence of their homeland. But in the history of the confrontations between the USSR…

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OLYMPIC GAMES. HISTORY OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES

One of the most striking and massive events on the planet is the Olympic Games. Any athlete who manages to take the podium at the Olympic competitions receives the status of Olympic champion for life and his achievements remain in the world history of sports for centuries. Where and how did the Olympic Games originate and what is their history? Let’s try to conduct a brief excursion into the history of the emergence and conduct of the Olympic Games.

History

The Olympic Games originated in Ancient Greece, where they were not only a sporting event, but also a religious holiday. Information about the very first games and their origin has not been preserved, but Continue reading

WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES. HISTORY, SPORTS

Winter Olympic Games – competitions of athletes from all over the world in regulated winter sports. Such competitions, like the Summer Games, are held under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee.

The first competitions, which soon began to be called the Olympics, took place in the small French city of Chamonix in early 1924 – it was from there that the development of the “White” Games began. Initially, the Olympic Games were held in pairs (summer and winter in one year), but in 1994 it was decided to shift the interval of the Games by two years.

To date, the program of the Winter Olympics is an extensive program. The number of country Continue reading

PARALYMPIC GAMES: HISTORY AND MODERNITY

It’s no secret that the more a person moves, the better his health. This truth applies to all, without exception, and especially to the disabled. Indeed, often the state and other people do not give them due attention. For many people with disabilities, playing sports is one of the few ways to show everyone that they are just like us. In addition, this is the most powerful factor for their rehabilitation.

History

Attempting people with disabilities to sports tried in the 19th century. This year, the first club for people with hearing loss was created in Berlin. Already in August 1924, the first competitions were held. The national teams of the Netherlands, Belgium, England, Poland, France and Czechoslovakia participated in them. It was also attended by Italian, Romanian and Hungarian athletes. These countries did not have Continue reading

No excuses: A guy born without legs became a fighter, going to the Olympics and inspiring others
20-year-old Zion Clark leads an extremely eventful life. He studies hard and just this spring received a diploma in management. He devotes his free time to music and sports. Zion…

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TENSION ABDOMINAL MUSCLES
Often, even young ladies accumulate fatty deposits on the abdomen. Moreover, in general, a woman can be very slim. Very often, a protruding belly is not an indicator of overweight.…

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WHAT SPORTS TO DO KIDS WITH OVER WEIGHT
In the understanding of some people, a healthy child should be chubby. Greater attention is not given to excess weight: it is believed that when the child grows up, stretches,…

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BEST BASKETBALLERS OF THE WORLD
Speed ​​when moving around the sports field, accurate and well-rehearsed shots, the ability to play in a team and harmoniously - these are perhaps the most important rules that the…

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