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1 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, was chosen to host the 2010 Winter Olympics. Sports > Olympics 08/16/08
2 The only sport the US did not qualify for at the 2008 Beijing Olympics was handball. Sports > Olympics 08/09/08
3 The Olympic motto, "Citius, Altius, Fortius", is Latin for "Faster, Higher, Stronger". Sports > Olympics 08/16/08
4 The Olympic emblem consists of five interlocking rings (blue, yellow, black, green, and red) on a white field. Sports > Olympics 08/16/08
5 The first Winter Olympics were held in 1924, in Chamonix, France. Sports > Olympics 07/03/08
6 The first modern international Olympic Games were held in 1896, in Athens, Greece. Sports > Olympics 06/30/08
7 The 2012 London Olympics is the first Olympics to allow Female Boxers. Sports > Olympics 04/05/14
8 The 2006 Winter Olympics were held in Turin, Italy. Sports > Olympics 07/07/08
9 The 2004 Summer Olympics were held in Athens, Greece. Sports > Olympics 07/09/08
10 The 2002 Winter Olympics were held in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Sports > Olympics 07/12/08
11 The 2000 Summer Olympics were held in Sydney, Australia. Sports > Olympics 07/09/08
12 The 1998 Winter Olympics were held in Nagano, Japan. Sports > Olympics 07/10/08
13 The 1996 Summer Olympics were held in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Sports > Olympics 07/09/08
14 The 1994 Winter Olympics were held in Lillehammer, Norway. Sports > Olympics 07/09/08
15 The 1992 Winter Olympics were held in Albertville, France. Sports > Olympics 07/06/08

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