2016 Rio Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.
The Olympic symbols are icons, flags and symbols used by the International
Olympic ... The motto was introduced in 1924 at the Olympic Games in Paris. A
The Paris Congress in 1914 was so taken with the design that they adopted it as
the official flag of the Olympic movement. The new flag made its debut at the ...
The five rings may also symbolize the five Olympics that occurred before the
flag's introduction in 1914. The interlocked nature of the rings represents peace
The Olympic Flag, which flies in the main stadium and all other venues of the
Games, is white with five interlaced rings in the center. The rings are blue, yellow,
Jan 26, 2001 ... The Olympic flag was introduced at the Antwerp Games. More than 2,600
athletes (including more than 60 women) participated in the Games, ...
Aug 10, 2012 ... For the Olympic symbol and flag, de Coubertin explains in the August of 1912
edition of Olympique, the inspiration for these colors was along ...
Introduction. The three main Olympic symbols. The rings. Meaning of the five
rings and flag — History of the rings and flag suggested by Pierre de Coubertin in
Jul 26, 2012 ... The Olympic flag and rings both were designed by Pierre de Coubertin, a
Frenchman who invented modern Olympics in 1913. It took seven ...
Jun 16, 2014 ... The Olympic flag – one of the most recognisable symbols of the ... in Paris on 17
June 1914, where they were officially adopted by the IOC.