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(Updated on 18/04/2011)

 

OLYMPIC SPORTS

BEIJING 2008

 

A little history :

The first Olympic games were in (city / country) ............................................................. in (date) ............................

The First Olympic Winter Games were in (city / country) ............................................................. in (date) ............................

In 2004 the Summer Olympic Games were in (city / country) .............................................................

In 2008 they are in (city / country) ............................................................. = '........................................................' (the city in French)


Circle in red the place on the map on the left.
Colour the flag on the right.

 

The next Winter Games will be in 20...

in V......... in C.........

 

The next Summer Games will be in 20.....in L..... ,

the capital of the U......... K..........

 

 

Read this short text and answer the questions :

Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin (1863-1937), a French educator and sportsman, revived the Olympic Games in 1896. He designed the flag of the Olympics in 1913-1914.


- Who was this man ? ...................................................................................................................................................................................

- What was his nationality ? He was ........................................................................................................................................................

- When was he born ? .................................................................................................................................................................................

- What were his "jobs" ? He was an .......... and a ..........

- What did he do in 1896 ? He ....................................................................................................................................................................

- And in 1913 ? He .........................................................................................................................................................................................

 

 

Pierre de Coubertin's motto ( = 'devise' ) was:

"........................................"

Translate into French:

.........................................


The symbols of the Games :

Find 4 symbols :

1.
2.
3.
4.

 

 

 

 

Colour the Olympic flag :



What do the 5 circles represent ? (HELP : Olympic Symbols)

...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................


The Olympic motto :


in Latin : Citius - Altius - Fortius.
in French : Plus vite - Plus haut - Plus fort.
in English :  

 

 

 

SOME DISCIPLINES :

A. Match the words with the pictures.

1) Archery - 2) Beach Volleyball - 3) Diving - 4) Equestrian - 5) Fencing - 6) Hockey - 7) Modern Pentathlon - 8) Rowing -
9) Sailing - 10) Shooting - 11) Softball - 12) Taekwondo - 13) Water Polo - 14) Weightlifting - 15) Wrestling

 

 

     
 

 

     
 

 

     

Check on this site

B. The equipment : Click on a sport and find the names of these objects :


Name : .....................................................

Sport : ......................................................

Name : ......................................................

Sport : ......................................................
Name : ......................................................

Sport : ......................................................

Name : .....................................................

Sport : ......................................................

Name : ......................................................

Sport : ......................................................
Name : ......................................................

Sport : ......................................................


SOME OLYMPIC MASCOTS

Name :

 

 

     

Place :

       

Year :

       


The MEDALS


The first medal is made of ..............................

The .............................. medal is made of ..............................

The .............................. medal is made of ..............................

 

 

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For quick students :

Summer Olympic Games (to print)

More games (to print)

Activities (to print or interactive)