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 15,727 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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25 May 2016 Tuesday's Sports in Brief
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The NFL awarded Super Bowls to Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles, three cities that made significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded an existing one. Atlanta will host the game in 2019, followed by Miami (2020) and Los Angeles (2021), it was announced at ...
25 May 2016 No eight for Australia at Rio Olympics, 1st time in 68 years
SYDNEY (AP) - Australia won't have a men's eight crew in Olympic rowing for the first time in 68 years after failing to qualify for Rio de Janeiro at the final regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland. Australia's men's eight, which needed a top-two finish at the weekend regatta but finished a ...
25 May 2016 JOC sets up 3-man team to investigate Tokyo 2020 payments
TOKYO (AP) - The Japanese Olympic Committee has set up an investigative team to see if there were any illegal payments made to a Singapore firm which have entangled Tokyo's winning 2020 Olympic bid in a bribery investigation. The three-man investigative team established Wednesday consists of two Japanese lawyers and ...
24 May 2016 NZ 7s coach given some credit for rugby's return to Olympics
LONDON (AP) - Sonny Bill Williams is going in for a try untouched in the left corner when the whistle blows. He immediately turns, drops to the grass, and presents the ball, which is whisked away to the right. "Come on Sonny, get back in line," Gordon Tietjens yells. Williams ...
24 May 2016 Miracle on Ice goalie selling his gold medal, mask, skates
NEW YORK (AP) - It took a miracle for Jim Craig to win a gold medal in hockey at the 1980 Olympics, but, after 36 years, he's willing to let it go. The former goaltender has put the medal up for sale at an ongoing public auction along with the ...
24 May 2016 Alexis Crimes earns rare 2nd chance with US volleyball team
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Courtney Thompson hits the floor on a dive and hardly has time to reach for a towel to wipe up her sweat before teammate Alexis Crimes grabs it and handles the chore herself. It happens that way any time they're on the same side of the ...
24 May 2016 Sailors' nightmare in Rio Olympics: plastic bags, trash
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - If you're the head of world sailing, this is your worst Olympic nightmare. A sailor nears the finish line in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay, holding the lead with a coveted gold medal in sight. Suddenly, the boat loses speed. A plastic bag catches ...
24 May 2016 Russell Knox gaining confidence going into key stretch
Russell Knox needed results before he could find confidence, and now his confidence is soaring. Just over six months ago, Knox got in as an alternate for his first World Golf Championship, scrambled to secure a Chinese visa and wound up winning the HSBC Champions in Shanghai. He has become ...
24 May 2016 Doping lab stands quiet as Russia swept by scandals
MOSCOW (AP) - Even as Russia is swept by one doping scandal after another, the national anti-doping laboratory stands almost idle. Hidden behind a tall fence, a security checkpoint and an anonymous facade on a Moscow sidestreet, the lab's 52 workers have tested just 15 blood samples this year with ...
24 May 2016 Djokovic would like to see rankings points awarded in Rio
PARIS (AP) - Novak Djokovic would like to see tennis players at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics get ranking points from the ATP and WTA tours, the way they have at past Summer Games. "To be quite frank, I don't see a reason why not," the No. 1-ranked Djokovic said ...
24 May 2016 Brazilian health minister updates IOC on anti-Zika measures
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Brazil's health minister briefed IOC officials Tuesday on the steps being taken to combat the Zika virus ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The IOC said in a statement that Ricardo Barros "reaffirmed the commitment of the Brazilian government to put in place all the ...
24 May 2016 Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC, USA to televise 325½ hours from Rio
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - NBCUniversal networks Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC and USA will combine to televise 325½ hours of programing from the Rio Olympics this summer. NBC said Tuesday that Bravo will air the Olympic tennis competition for the third time. The network will show 94½ hours of coverage from Aug. ...
Source: The Washington Times