Olympic Games Winners - Info
We made an effort to do this project not simply as a next set of different information about the Olympic games. It is an attempt to give you information in a comfortable form and in the most structured type like a compact pocket Reference book.
We try to make regular changes to the Reference book and now, in addition to statistics, it contains 15,720 athlete photos - winners of the summer and winter Olympic games since 1896.
What information can you find in the Reference book?
In the section Info you just choose what you need from the list of the Olympic games and get general information, bid history, medals table and some interesting facts about Olympics.
In the section Winners you choose what you need from the list of the Olympic games. Click on plus/minus sign to expand or collapse list of the programme of competitions, then choose the event and find out all the Olympic games winners. Search can be done on any level.
In the section Events you choose what you need from the list of Sports. Click on plus sign to find all events that are included in the Sport, then choose the event and find out all the Olympic games winners. You can refine your search by choosing from the lists of the Olympic games and Nations. Search can be done on any level.
In the section Nations you choose what you need from the list of Nations and find out all the Olympic winners. You can refine your search by choosing from the list of the Olympic games.
In the section Athletes the information about all the Olympic games winners of the all times is presented. You can enter the search terms or the last name and get list of the athletes. The feature of this section is grouping those athletes (mostly female athletes),
who changed their last name or first name once or more times. Information about athlete consists of his birthday, prize list and photo.
In the section Medals you can enter the search terms and find out the athletes who won the most number of medals. Athletes who won 3 and more medals (gold, silver, bronze) are included in the list.
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04 May 2016 Abby Wambach to join ESPN as analyst and contributor
Retired U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach is joining ESPN as an analyst and a contributor. Wambach, the leading career scorer in international soccer, will cover the European Championships in France and the Rio Olympics in August. But her role won't be limited to soccer: She will work across multiple platforms ...
04 May 2016 Ex minister nominated to head 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean organizers have officially selected former government minister Lee Hee-beom as the new head of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Lee was nominated Wednesday, a day after the sudden resignation of Cho Yang-ho as president of the local organizing committee. The committee's 23-member ...
04 May 2016 Tuesday's Sports In Brief
BASEBALL MIAMI (AP) - There's a very good chance the Miami Marlins' two-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Puerto Rico will not be held there because of concerns about the Zika virus, a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity ...
03 May 2016 Andy Murray won't stay at Olympic Village at Rio Games
MADRID (AP) - Defending champion Andy Murray says he won't be living in the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, preferring to stay at an apartment with the British tennis team. Murray stayed in the athletes' village in Beijing in 2008, but not in London in 2012, when he won ...
03 May 2016 Rio city council commission formed to probe Olympic projects
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Rio de Janeiro's city council set up a commission on Tuesday to investigate whether the city's Olympic projects were tarnished by corruption. The five-member commission will have up to six months to examine contracts and other documents related to the stadiums, highways and other projects ...
03 May 2016 Rousseff lights Olympic flame as protesters hit the streets
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03 May 2016 WADA suspends accreditation of Africa's only doping lab
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03 May 2016 Team USA to wear made-in-Maine shoes
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03 May 2016 NBC and Golf Channel facing a busy summer of golf
The summer schedule for NBC and Golf Channel is not finalized, though this much is clear: There won't be another summer like this one from the number of big events to two premier tournaments that the networks have never broadcast. "We're fortunate enough to have a deep, talented bench," said ...
03 May 2016 Phelps skipping Atlanta meet while awaiting birth of child
ATLANTA (AP) - Awaiting the birth of his first child, Michael Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next week. Organizers of Atlanta Classic say they received word from Phelps that he wouldn't be competing. The meet is set for May 13-15 at Georgia Tech's aquatic ...
03 May 2016 2018 Winter Games chief quits; ex minister set to step in
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A former South Korean government minister was nominated to take over the organizing committee of the 2018 Winter Olympics on Tuesday, just hours after Cho Yang-ho quit amid escalating financial troubles at the business group his family controls. Lee Hee-beom, a former minister of industry ...
03 May 2016 South Korea's chief organizer for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games has quit
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea's chief organizer for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games has quit .
Source: The Washington Times