Definition Overview

Definition Abstract
Athletes Commission The Athletes Commission was formed in 1981 as a solution ...
Attempts at revival Prior to the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens, many efforts h...
Boycotts and politics The Olympic Games have rarely been able to escape the inf...
Chariots of Fire This 1981 movie is perhaps the best known cinematic depic...
Comité Internationale pour le Fair Play The International Fair Play Committee (French: Comité Int...
Commission for the Olympic Movement The Commission for the Olympic Movement was formed in 198...
Commissions of the IOC The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has created a n...
Commonwealth Games As one of the best known regional international games the...
Coordination Commissions for the Olympic Games In 1985 the International Olympic Committee (IOC) formed ...
Count Alberto Bonacossa Trophy The Count Alberto Bonacossa Trophy was presented in 1954 ...
Court of Arbitration for Sport At the end of the 20th century and the dawn of the new mi...
Cultural Commission The Cultural Commission of the International Olympic Comm...
Culture and Olympic Education Commission The Commission for the [International Olympic Academy](/d...
Demonstration sports Numerous sports have been contested at the Olympic Games ...
Disciplines The International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognizes thre...
Doping Doping refers to the illegal use of drugs to enhance perf...
Ethics Commission The Ethics Commission was formed in 1999 in response to t...
Executive Board of the IOC The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committe...
Finance Commission The Finance Commission is one of the most important commi...
Friendship Games Shortly after the Soviet Union had decided to boycott the...
Games of the New Emerging Forces These were very controversial Regional International Game...
Gay Games In 1980, former US Olympic decathlete [Tom Waddell](/athl...
Gender verification Men and women compete in most Olympic events separately. ...
Goodwill Games The Goodwill Games were held for the first time in 1986 i...
Honorary IOC Members The matter of honorary International Olympic Committee (I...
International Federations International Federations are non-governmental organizati...
International Olympic Academy The idea of an International Olympic Academy was first co...
International Olympic Committee The International Olympic Committee is the international ...
International Pierre de Coubertin Committee The International Pierre de Coubertin Committee was found...
International Relations Commission The International Relations Commission was formed in 2002...
International Society of Olympic Historians The International Society of Olympic Historians was found...
IOC 2000 Commission The IOC 2000 Commission was a commission formed in respon...
IOC Members The International Olympic Committee (IOC) consists of a g...
IOC Partners The International Olympic Committee (IOC) works with seve...
IOC Presidents The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is led by a pre...
IOC Session The main decision-making body of the International Olympi...
Juridical Commisson Originally called the Legal Commission, the Juridical Com...
Lausanne, Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland bills itself as the Olympic city, s...
Liberty Bell Classic Also known as the “Boycott Olympics,” the Liberty Bell Cl...
Marathon The marathon is the longest running event conducted on th...
Marketing Commission The Marketing Commission was formerly called the New Sour...
Medical Code The Olympic Movement Medical Code, first published by the...
Medical Commission The origins of the IOC Medical Commission lie in the earl...
Mohammed Taher Trophy The Mohammed Taher Trophy was donated in 1950 by His Exce...
Much Wenlock Olympian Games The Much Wenlock Olympian Games were one of the various [...
National Governing Bodies Each sport on the Olympic Program is governed by an Inter...
National Olympic Committees National Olympic Committees (NOCs) are the bodies respons...
Nominations Commission The Nominations Commission was formed at the 110th IOC Se...
Nordic Games The Olympic Winter Games formally began in 1924 at Chamon...
Official Reports At the end of every Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Game...
Olympiad An Olympiad is a measure of time, designating a period of...
Olympic Anthem An Olympic Anthem, also called the Olympic Hymn, was comp...
Olympic Anti-heroes While most athletes remembered for their Olympic exploits...
Olympic Bribery Scandal On 24 November 1998, the Salt Lake City (Utah) television...
Olympic Broadcast Services In 2001, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) set up...
Olympic Ceremonies A number of ceremonies accompany the Olympic Games, notab...
Olympic Charter The _Olympic Charter_ is, effectively, the constitution o...
Olympic Coins Olympic coins are often minted by the host country of the...
Olympic Congress Olympic Congresses are gatherings of all the various bodi...
Olympic Creed > The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to...
Olympic Cup The Olympic Cup (La Coupe olympique) was instituted by Ba...
Olympic Deaths Unfortunately a number of athletes and officials have die...
Olympic Diploma of Merit The Olympic Diploma of Merit was created at the Brussels ...
Olympic Diplomas Diplomas are given to the first eight finishers of all ev...
Olympic Family The Olympic Family is a term used by the International Ol...
Olympic Films Numerous Olympic Films and movies have been produced. The...
Olympic Finances Olympic Finances are a complex topic which has been the s...
Olympic Flag The Olympic flag has a plain white background with no bor...
Olympic Flame, Olympic Torch and Torch Relay The Olympic flame is a symbol reminiscent of the Ancient ...
Olympic Games The Olympic Games refer to the sporting festival which is...
Olympic Games Knowledge Services For each Olympic Games, an Organizing Committee (OCOGs) i...
Olympic Games Study Commission The Olympic Games Study Commission was formed in 2002 to ...
Olympic goal In football, a goal scored directly from a corner kick is...
Olympic Identity Card The Olympic Identity Card is an important political docum...
Olympic Literature The literature surrounding the Olympic Games is voluminou...
Olympic Mascots In 1968, the Grenoble Organizing Committee produced the f...
Olympic Medals Olympic Medals are given as awards for finishing in the f...
Olympic Message The _Olympic Message_ was a publication of the Internatio...
Olympic Motto The official Olympic Motto is "Citius, Altius, Fortius", ...
Olympic Movement The Olympic Movement is a phrase often used by the Intern...
Olympic Museum An Olympic Museum had been a dream of the International O...
Olympic Oath The Olympic Oath is a pledge to uphold the spirit of spor...
Olympic Order The Olympic Order is the supreme individual honor accorde...
Olympic Philately, Numismatic, and Memorabilia Commission Olympic stamps helped fund the 1896 Olympics, and as of 2...
Olympic Program Rule 45 of the [Olympic Charter](/definitions/114) concer...
Olympic Program Commission The Olympic Programme Commission reviews and analyzes the...
Olympic Review The _Olympic Review_ is the official journal of the Inter...
Olympic Solidarity Olympic Solidarity is a program in which the Internationa...
Olympic Stamps Olympic Stamps have been issued since the first modern Ol...
Olympic Studies Centre The Olympic Studies Centre is located in the lowest level...
Olympic Truce It is often stated that in ancient Greece, a sacred Olymp...
Olympic Village At the 1924 Paris Olympics a large part of the Olympic co...
Olympic Winter Games The Olympic Winter Games are held every four years. Origi...
Olympism Olympism is a philosophy that is felt to be the cornersto...
Organizing Committees of the Olympic Games The organization of each Olympic Games or Olympic Winter ...
Paralympic Games The Paralympic Games are an international sporting event,...
People's Olympiad The Spanish city of Barcelona had bid to host the 1936 Ol...
Pierre de Coubertin Commission The Pierre de Coubertin Commission was created in 1975 an...
Press Commission The Press Commission was originally called the Press and ...
Prix de la Reconnaissance Olympique The Prix de la Reconnaissance Olympique was instituted in...
Radio and Television Commission The Radio and Television Commission (RTV Commission) has ...
Regional International Games In addition to the Olympic Games, numerous international ...
Right To Play Right To Play International is a non-governmental charity...
Robert Dover's Games Robert Dover’s Games, or Cotswold Olimpick Games, were pr...
Sir Thomas Fearnley Cup The Sir Thomas Fearnley Cup was donated in 1950 by [Sir T...
Spartakiad Dissatisfied with the lack of dedication to the communist...
Special Olympics The International Olympic Committee (IOC) also recognizes...
Sport and Environment Commission The Sport and Environment Commission was formed in 1995, ...
Sport and Law Commission The Sport and Law Commission was formed in 1996 with Judg...
Sport for All Commission The International Olympic Committee (IOC) formed a Sport ...
SportAccord In the early 1960s, many sports federations were unhappy ...
Television Television is the method by which most of the world watch...
The Olympic Partners When [Lord Killanin](/athletes/899230) took over as IOC P...
Tokyo Trophy The Tokyo Trophy was presented in 1964 by the city of Tok...
TV and Internet Rights Commission The TV and Internet Rights Commission was formed in 2002 ...
Universiade Since 1924, “Student Olympic Games” have been held under ...
Val Barker Award The Val Barker Award is given at each Olympic Games to th...
Women and Sport Comission In 1995, a Women and Sport Working Group was formed by th...
Women at the Olympics The first connection between women and the Olympic Games ...
Women's Olympic Games Angry with athletics for women not being held at the Olym...
Workers' Olympiad As the concept of amateurism existed in part to banish ma...
World Anti Doping Agency In February 1999, the International Olympic Committee (IO...
World Games The World Games can be considered as “the Olympic Games f...
World Olympians Association The World Olympians Association was established on 21 Nov...
Youth Olympic Games The Youth Olympic Games is a new concept developed by the...
Youth Olympic Winter Games Similar to the [Youth Olympic Games](/definitions/69), th...
Zappas Olympic Games Numerous attempts at revival of the Olympic Games occurre...