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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.

Olympic symbols - Wikipedia

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The rings are five interlocking rings, colored blue, yellow, black, green and red on a white field, known as the "Olympic rings". The symbol ... This created a myth that the symbol had an ...

What Do the Olympic Rings Mean? | Mental Floss

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Aug 3, 2016 ... A year later, it became the official Olympic symbol. ... The rings made a belated debut at the 1920 Games in Antwerp, Belgium. baron-c.

Who Made the Olympic Rings? - The New York Times

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Jul 11, 2012 ... Baron Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympics, was a French aristocrat with an enormous waxed mustache that hung on his face ...

The Origin of the Olympic Rings - Today I Found Out

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Aug 10, 2012 ... The Olympic ring symbol was designed by Baron Pierre de Coubertin in 1912. ... It was founded by two French sports associations that merged, ...

What do the Olympic rings represent? - Quora

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There are five Olympic rings in five colours (plus the white background) and they look like this: ... What are the biggest scandals in Olympic history? What do the ...

The Olympic symbols

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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. ... The design of the Olympic flag was first made in 1914 but it was not flown in ...

What continents do the Olympic rings represent? | Reference.com

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Pierre de Coubertin created the rings, in 1913, to represent the activity of the Olympic movement. The rings are incorrectly said to correspond with North and ...

Why were the five colors of the Olympic rings chosen? | Reference ...

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The five colors of the Olympic rings and the white background were chosen to ... creation of the Olympics, based on the records, the first Olympic Games were ...