Olympics

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LocationWorld
InterestsPolitics
DescriptionA global sporting event.

The Olympics are held every 4 years. The nations of the world compete in sporting events for medals.

Controversies

1936

Nazi Germany

1972

Full article: Stub class article 1972 Munich massacre

1996

Full article: Centennial Olympic Park bombing

In Atlanta.

London 2012

2005 London bombings when London won the right to host the 2012 Olympics.

Russia 2014

2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Russia doping allegations.

2020 (2021)

Full article: Belarus 2020 Summer Olympics scandal

The most political Olympics since 1936?

Black Lives Matter

Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya refused to go home, and was granted asylum in Poland.



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