10 Bizarre Olympics Stories That Are Hard to Believe
As we gear up for the upcoming event, let’s take a look back at 10 bizarre Olympics stories from the past. Related: What the Olympic Games Were Like Back in 1896 1. The 1988 Seoul roast of the doves Image source: Twitter The Olympics opening ceremony is usually a spectacle that leaves us in awe.
Olympic National Park, USA - This Nature Is Majestic!
Washington's Olympic National Park is a vast protected area that spans three different ecosystems - a lush old-growth rainforest, a beautifully rugged coastline, and steep alpine ridges.
This Race Is One of the TOUGHEST In the Olympics
This record hasn’t been broken in 25 years - since Kevin Young did it during the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Although Olympic athletes make it look effortless, few things demand as much skill as the 400-meter hurdle race. Here’s why this is one of the most demanding races on the track.
What the Olympic Games Were Like Back in 1896
Of course, much has changed since its start, and the photos below will illustrate the Olympic games in its early years. Take a look: 1. The opening ceremony of the 1896 Olympic Games in the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens. 2. Females compete in the archery event of the 1908 Summer Olympics in London.
Mr. Bean Opens the Olympic Games!
Bean, as such a well known British figure, has helped open the new Olympic games in London with a laugh, playing his usual lazy, conniving self. Only in England would we see such comedy at such a crucial moment in the ceremony, and it was a delight to see! Mr. Bean Opens the Olympic Games!
Amazing Para-Olympic Moment!
Amazing Para-Olympic Moment! video, sports, ping pong, table tennis, para olympics This year's paraolympic is turning out to be quite exciting, with new videos streaming in and proving, once and for all, that the human spirit is the real victor of these games, and not just the human body.
The Winter Olympics Are Off to a Bad Start...
The Winter Olympics have began in Sochi, Russia. But journalists and athletes arriving at the Russian city was, according to them, months, instead of days, away from being prepared to host the 2014 games.
The Best Jump of the 2012 Olympics!
The Best Jump of the 2012 Olympics! video, sport, olympics, vault this is South Korean gymnast Yang Hak-Seon, he got the gold medal in men’s vault. Even if you've seen this jump, you haven't seen how an action camera sees it! The jump is so quick, it's hard to see how amazing it is.
How Challenging Was It to Plan the Tokyo Olympics?
The Olympics of 2020 - now 2021 - are about to be kicked off in Tokyo, Japan and we couldn’t be more excited. Preparing a city for hosting the Olympic games is no easy feat at any time, and the Covid-19 pandemic made the challenge even greater.
What Was the Largest Scandal in Olympic History?
The first Olympic games were held in the year 776 BC. Humankind managed to keep the games nice and clean for pretty long, until a wretch Roman Emperor came along in 67 AD, committing the first-ever scandal in the history of the Olympic games. Ever since then, the games haven't been the same.
The Origins of these 10 Olympic Words is Fascinating
Olympics First, let’s get a little background on the word Olympic itself.
These Unbelievably Weird Games Were Once in the Olympics
Thinking about the Olympics now during the COVID-19 pandemic brings up a lot of sad feelings, especially given the sheer amount of effort Japan put in to prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics .
Best Horizontal Bar Performance of the Olympics!
Best Horizontal Bar Performance of the Olympics! video, sports, olympics, champion Extremely well deserved gold medal by 'Wonderland' Zonderland, a dutch horizontal bar champion, wouldn't you agree?
OLYMPICS 2016: Watch All The Highlights!
The modern Olympic games are the premier sporting showcase of all the world's fastest, strongest and healthiest people from every country. This year's contest in Brazil is shaping up to be a whopper of an event.
Adorable: Have You Seen the Baby Olympics?
Everyone knows it's the baby Olympics! Enjoy a giant smile as you see this video by the Olympics Channel. Funny: Have You Seen the Baby Olympics? funny, video, sports, kids, babies, olympics, parody, cute overload Enjoy a giant smile as you see this video by the Olympics Channel.
Japan to Welcome the 2020 Olympics in a Magnificent Way
In 2020, it’ll be Japan’s turn to host the Olympic Games for the first time since 1964, when Tokyo unveiled a grand arena Nippon Budokan and the Shinkansen bullet train, both created specifically to host the Olympics.
6 Olympic Athletes Who Sold Their Medals
Clinching a medal at the Olympic Games is considered to be the pinnacle of an athlete’s career. The Olympic medal symbolizes worldwide recognition of the athlete’s achievements. It is proof that all the hard work and training have finally paid off.
20 Moments That Made the 2020 Olympics Unforgettable
The Olympic Games are always exciting and emotional to watch, and even more so to participate in, but the 2020 Tokyo Olympics felt extra special. After a long wait caused by a global pandemic, we finally got to watch the best athletes in the world perform and compete on the world’s biggest stage.
6 Sports You Won't Believe Were in the Olympics
The official body that decides which games will be in the Olympics is called The International Olympic Committee (IOC), and it has been doing so since the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. When making this decision, their main consideration is how popular the sport is worldwide.
Why the Tokyo Olympics Are History’s Most EXPENISVE Games
When Tokyo was bid to host the Summer Olympics of 2020, the cost estimate was $7.3 billion. As of March of 2021, experts estimate the summer games’ cost would be a whopping $26 billion.
When Things Didn’t Go to Plan at the Olympic Games
The Olympic Games are the biggest sporting spectacle on the planet. And since the pressure to perform on this big stage is huge, mistakes are often made by the athletes. It’s not often, however, that blunders are made by the people running the show.
How Do Olympic Divers Make SUCH Small Splashes?
The one thing most people know about Olympic diving is that the splash volume matters. The perfect dive will have the smallest splash possible, and athletes spend years training to achieve this. But how do they actually do it? A lot of what determines the splash volume actually happens underwater.
Have You Seen the 2020 Olympic Stadium Yet? It's Incredible.
We're close to the end of the 2014 world cup, and in Japan they already know what their 2020 Olympic stadium, in which it will host the greatest sports event in the world, will look like.
Moments From the Olympics That Can Bring Tears to Your Eye
However, these 5 Olympic athletes remind us to never quit, push yourself to the max and always keep your head held high.