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1 Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003. Sports > Olympics 04/05/09
2 In 2010, Canada won 14 gold medals, setting a record for the most gold medals won by a nation at the Olympic Winter Games. Sports > Olympics 04/04/10
3 In the 2010 Winter Olympics, Apolo Anton Ohno was declared most decorated US Winter Olympian. Sports > Olympics 04/12/10
4 Iraq have only won one medal at the Olympics. Abdul Wahid Aziz won a weightlifting bronze in the 1960 Rome Sports > Olympics 09/23/12
5 London, United Kingdom, was chosen to host the 2012 Summer Olympics. Sports > Olympics 08/16/08
6 Meryl Davis and Charlie White (Team USA) came in 2nd place in ice dancing in the 2010 Winter Olympics. Sports > Olympics 05/16/10
7 Nadia Comaneci was the first gymnast to be awarded the perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event. Sports > Olympics 04/21/09
8 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was chosen to host the 2016 Summer Olympics. Sports > Olympics 12/08/09
9 Sochi, Russia, was chosen to host the 2014 Winter Olympics. Sports > Olympics 08/31/08
10 The 1900 Summer Olympics were held in Paris, France. Sports > Olympics 06/30/08
11 The 1904 Summer Olympics were held in St. Louis, Missouri. Sports > Olympics 07/06/08
12 The 1908 Summer Olympics were held in London, England. Sports > Olympics 07/10/08
13 The 1912 Summer Olympics were held in Stockholm, Sweden. Sports > Olympics 07/04/08
14 The 1920 Summer Olympics were held in Antwerp, Belgium. Sports > Olympics 06/29/08
15 The 1924 Summer Olympics were held in Paris, France. Sports > Olympics 06/27/08

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