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In 1924, winter Olympic Games occurred for the first time under the name “International Winter Sports Week.” It was a great success and the first winter games in history.
Summer and winter games occurred simultaneously since 1924 until 1936. Both editions faced cancellation after the Second World War and the games began to participate in different countries (Karamichas, 1975). In 1986, there was a separation of summer competitions from the winter holidays. Since then, the winter games have gathered sports every four years from all over the world. In 1998, winter Olympics occurred in Japan with 72 countries participating and more than 2000 participants. The 19th winter Olympics took place in Lake City, USA in 2002. The last winter Olympics took place in Sochi, Russia in 2014 with an epic ceremony with music and dance.
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The Olympic Games were closely associated with the cult of Zeus. The cult practiced religious festivals, which were closely linked to the games. The ancient Olympics were both an athletic and religious festival. Olympics came to be held after a period of four years to honor Zeus.
In the beginning it was practiced as a religious ceremony, and its roots were explained in mythology. It all began with the sports initiative of the Spartans. David C. Young in his book “A Brief History of the Olympic Games” writes, “The Olympics were the oldest of many Greek festivals, and by universal agreement, the best.”(12) What athletic prowess has to do with nakedness is not clear from the scientific perspective, and it is mostly an issue of faith.
This comes at a peculiar time given that the Soviet Union hosted the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow (Hofstetter 78). The games will take place in the city of Sochi situated at Krasnodar, the third largest zone, which has already a population of 400,000 people.
Security was a major issue being that there was an alarm raised by terrorist just immediately the announcement of the Olympic Winning Bid by London. To help in curbing this, the architectural designs of the Olympic S stadium was designed to accommodate various security measures.
As a totalitarian dictatorship which replaced the Weimer Republic and officially lasted for a dozen years, the Third Reich was established on the supremacy of the fascist political doctrine and the supremacy of the German Aryan race.
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