Tagged: olympics

The curse of the Olympic flame

An integral part of the countdown to the Olympic Games, the lighting of the Olympic flame at Olympia is a ceremony of great symbolic importance, one that binds the ancient and modern versions of...

1936 Olympics

Nazi Germany used the 1936 Olympic Games for propaganda purposes. The Nazis promoted an image of a new, strong, and united Germany while masking the regime’s targeting of Jews and Roma (Gypsies) as well...

Winter Olympics III

The 1932 Winter Olympics, officially known as the III Olympic Winter Games, were a winter multi-sport event in the United States, held in Lake Placid, New York. The games opened on February 4 and...

Adidas

Every great story has a beginning. This one started in a small town in Bavaria, Germany. After first steps in his mother’s wash kitchen, Adi Dassler registered the “Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik” in 1924 and embarked...

A brief history of the Olympic games

The first modern Olympics, in 1896, featured just 14 countries and 176 competitors, all of them men. At the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro tonight, 204 countries will be represented—more than the United Nations...

New Olympic discipline

This summer at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, we may have a glimpse of athletes who have the tightest pussy.  Welcome to Hell