Lecture_six_Modern_Games

Lecture_six_Modern_Games - ● Hymn played ● Olympic flag...

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Modern Olympic Games 1896- What caused the games to be organized? Pindar, Zeus, Hera, John Milton, Shakespeare and the Renaissance
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Describe the IOC, its purpose and criteria for membership. 153 members in 2001 Self selecting, self-perpetuating body Most exclusive club in the world Supervise the regular celebration of the Games
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Full board meets once per year Executive Board (11 members) meets two or three times per year Headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland Jacques Rogge, Belgium is IOC President
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Symbols and Terms Olympiad Torch Five Rings Black, blue, red, green, yellow Flag Motto Doves Oath Medal Flame
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Opening Ceremonies Who presides over the games? Parade of nations Games opened officially
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Unformatted text preview: ● Hymn played ● Olympic flag presented & raised ● Torch lit ● Doves released ● Athlete of host country takes oath ● Official takes oath of fairness ● Host city national anthem played ● Entertainment program Closing Ceremonies ● Parade of athletes ● 3 Flag Poles-Greece, Host, next host ● President of IOC ● Trumpets play ● Flame extinguished ● Olympic anthem played ● Olympic flag is lowered ● 5 Gun salute ● Athletes march out ● Sometimes entertainment Other questions ● How has the following affected the Olympic Games? Politics Ethnicity Religion Gender ● Who are your favorite five Olympic athletes? Why?...
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