The Olympic Games

The next Olympics will be held in Tokyo, originally planned for 2020 but now in 2021. The next Winter Olympics will be the 2022 Beijing Games.

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This site contains interesting facts and fun things to do with the Summer Olympic Games throughout the ages.


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The Olympic Motto

In 1921, Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic Games, borrowed a Latin phrase from his friend, Father Henri Didon, for the Olympic motto: Citius, Altius, Fortius ("Faster, Higher, Stronger").


Olympics Extra

The next Olympics will be the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games, followed by the Winter Olympics 2022 in Beijing. Check out the list of Olympic Games sports, as well as discontinued and demonstration sports.

Major Events Extra

The largest sporting event in the world is the Olympic Games, but there are many other multi-sport games. In terms of single sport events, nothing beats the FIFA World Cup. To see what's coming up, check out the calendar of major sporting events.

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