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A portion of the new funds will be directed to Special Olympics
Programs around the world to help grow Unified Sports initiatives, as well as to enhance Special Olympics
Unified Sports branding and marketing initiatives to increase awareness of the program.
The standards of choosing students for the Olympics
45pm Vancouver Olympics
, Cross-country Skiing (Eurosport)
In trying to persuade USOC officials to recommend Los Angeles over rival Chicago to the International Olympics
Committee, city officials planned a dinner at the Getty Center, a luncheon at the Staples Center Grand Reserve Club and overnight accommodations at the landmark Beverly Hilton.
All these projects spring directly from the planning process for the Olympics
, and they are changing our city.
Germany had been selected to host the 1936 Olympics
in 1931, when it had a democratic government known as the Weimar (VY-mahr) Republic, installed after Germany's defeat in World War I.
In these games, as in all previous modern Olympics
, the vast majority of the staff who work the events--the bus drivers, the food vendors, the traffic cops, the military officers manning" the security command centers--have never done this before.
Government and Olympics
officials are now working around the clock to ready sites for the competitions.
Since the attacks on the United States in September 2001, high-profile events such as the Olympics
automatically have been considered potential targets for terrorism.
For example, use the Olympics
vocabulary or Reading Olympics
worksheets with students.
Billy Payne, president of the 1996 Summer Olympics
in Atlanta, praised the torch's symbolism even more effusively than Romney: "This precious, magical flame can illuminate us all with its hope of a brighter future.