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The Olympic symbols are icons, flags and symbols used by the International Olympic ... For this reason he ordered construction of a milestone with the Olympic rings carved in ... This created a myth...

The Olympic symbols - Olympic.org

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Meaning of the five rings and flag — History of the rings and flag suggested by ... Olympic creed, calling for personal excellence — History behind the motto and ...

The tradition and meaning of the Olympic Rings - The Olympic Games

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Understanding the meaning of the Olympic rings and the traditional Olympic Flag.

What Do the Olympic Rings Mean? | Mental Floss

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Feb 8, 2014 ... The Olympic rings are everywhere this month, from the Athletes' ... with the goal of reviving the ancient Olympic Games (an idea Coubertin first ...

Modern Olympic Symbols and Traditions - Infoplease

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The intended meaning is that one's focus should be on bettering one's achievements, rather ... The Olympic flag places the Olympic rings on a white background.

what is the significance of the 5 olympic rings? | Yahoo Answers

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The flag features the emblem of the Olympic Games — five interlocking rings ( blue, ... The Olympic symbol of five interlocked rings represents the five original ...

Who Made the Olympic Rings? - The New York Times

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Jul 11, 2012 ... As it happened, Barney specialized in the history of the Olympics, and he believed that he had just stumbled across a breakthrough: Had Baron ...

Famous Symbols of the Olympic Games

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This is composed of five interlocking rings coloured - blue, yellow, black, green and red. The colours were chosen by the logo's original designer, Pierre de ...

The Story of the Rings.

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1896 with five rings and four continents two years ago (see below) I started collecting data ... JOURNAL OF OLYMPIC HISTORY ◇ VOLUME 10 ◇ DECEMBER ...

The Nazi Origins of the Olympic Torch Relay & Five Rings ...

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Feb 3, 2011 ... A few articles on the Nazi background & origins of the Olympic torch relay and the 5 ring logo. One note of interest is that the 1936 Berlin ...

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The 5 Olympic rings stand for each of the 5 continents involved in the games; America, Australia, Asia, Africa and Europe.
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What is the meaning of the Olympic rings? - Olympic.org Registration

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The Olympic symbol consists of five interlaced rings of equal dimensions, used alone, in one or in five different colours, which are, from left to right, blue, yellow,  ...

The Origin of the Olympic Rings - Today I Found Out

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Aug 10, 2012 ... Today I found out the origin of the Olympic Rings. The Olympic ring symbol was designed by Baron Pierre de Coubertin in 1912. The idea of ...

Olympic Flag - Olympic-Legacy.com - PE04.Com

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Pierre de Coubertin is said to have found the original five-rings symbol engraved on an altar-stone unearthed at Delphi. The colorful Olympic rings are one of the ...