Olympic Update: Day 11

There are many aspects to the Olympic Games but the IOC honours three main parts to the games at every opening ceremony. There are the athletes who compete and provide everyone with memorable moments and who keep the world watching for two weeks. Then there are the coaches who are the unsung heroes of the games and prepare their athletes to perform on the biggest stage.

Olympic Preview: Athletics

The Athletics sports grouping represent the oldest and the most popular of all sports in the Summer Olympics. These sports draw in the most interest in the Olympics as they buck the theory that only the new sports are popular. The latest record of these sports is in the 1896 Olympics, the first of the modern Olympics, but in reality these events go back to the very beginning of sports.

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