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  1. Paralympic Games — 2017-06-21 14:32:08
    …the Olympics, in the same host city and using the same facilities. Cities bidding to host the Olympic Games must include the Paralympic Games in their bid, and typically both Games are now run by a single organizing commi…
  2. Modern Olympics — 2017-01-25 14:57:15
    …tional Olympian Festival, to be held in Athens.^^ == Wealthy Ally == ---- >>{{image url="London1948.jpg" title="London Olympics" width="200"}}>> In 1889 a wealthy young Frenchman named **Baron de Coubertain** visited England on a fact finding mis…
    …built up a great rapport, Brookes sharing the dream of an international Olympian movement with de Coubertain. ==Modern Olympics== In **1894** the first Congress of the **Modern Olympics** was held in France and Brookes was invited to attend. Unf…
    …ly he was unable to go due to ill health. In 1896 however the Shropshire doctor's dream was realised. The first revived Olympics were held in **Athens** during the month of April. Tragically, Brookes had died just 4 months earlier. {{image url="1…
    …948.jpg" title="1948 Olympics" class="left"}} …
  3. Sport — 2016-06-23 13:22:23
    …as it is also known, is now played in every continent with many nations competing in the three major competitions - The Olympic Games, The World Cup and The Champion's Trophy. == Rounders 1884 == {{Image url="Rounders.jpg" class="right" width="10…
    … activity for the rich young daredevils of Europe who gathered for fun on the alpine slopes. It was added to the Winter Olympics as a four-man event at the Winter Olympics in Chamonix 1924 and two-man later at Lake Placid in 1932. == Curling 154…
  4. Titanic — 2016-03-08 14:18:30
    …r Line shipping company of Liverpool England. Work on Titanic started on 31 March 1909, one of three ships called the 'Olympic class'. These magnificent vessels were the industrial marvels of their age and Titanic was to be the biggest, fastest a…

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