The Olympic Games

The next Summer Olympics will be held in Paris, 2024. The next Winter Olympics will be the 2022 Beijing Games.

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"). The moto was updated in 2021, it now reads "Faster, Higher, Stronger - Together"

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Olympics Extra

The next Olympic Games are the Winter Olympics in Beijing 2022, followed by the Summer version in Paris 2024. 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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