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Olympics

Sports medicine An international competition among (traditionally) nonprofessional athletes trained in a particular summer or winter sport, which is held every 4 yrs in a selected city. See Paralympics, Special Olympics, World Medical Games.

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Q. Would people with bipolar disorder be considered eligible to compete in the olympics? I am a shuttle relay state champion. I won many cups in state and country level. My long-time-goal is to have my name at least on the Olympics list. But here is a new problem to spoil my goal. I am diagnosed as bipolar-I. Now my worry is would people with bipolar disorder be considered eligible to compete in the Olympics? Or will I be able to compete in the Special Olympics?

A. wow...good question...can mental health patient be a special Olympic athletes. i think you should check it out with simple phone call, here is how to locate a special Olympics Program near you:
http://info.specialolympics.org/Special+Olympics+Public+Website/English/Program_Locator/default.htm

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the IOC, is that the Olympics have lost their appeal to young athletes, particularly young men," SCCOG Chairman Barry Sanders said.
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Yet the Olympics tries to reinvent the wheel every time, fielding a new team of planners, contractors, accounts, technicians, security personnel, and volunteers every four years, and expecting them to execute myriad complex logistical tasks perfectly the first time out.
Staging the Olympics will cost billions of dollars, so corporate sponsorship is essential.
said the Olympics potentially cut across a number of lines in the organization's very wide portfolio.
Taken at face value the Olympics seem to embody the vision expressed by 19th-century British political leader Richard Cobden: "Peace will come to this world when her peoples have as much as possible to do with each other, their governments the least possible.
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