Olympic Games Competitors

Participants at the Olympic Games have provided some of the greatest world sporting highlights for over 100 years. Here is just a selection of the greatest, popular and influential. See also our discussion of the greatest Olympian of all time.

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Olympics Extra

The next Olympics will be in Paris 2024, followed by the Winter edition in Milan-Cortina 2026. 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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