Modern Olympic Games
Which Winter Games were held on imported snow? Which golfer walked to the medal ceremony on his hands? Will BMX biking ever be an Olympic sport? Find the answers to these questions and more as you read about the Games as we know them today, including the Paralympics and the difficult process of choosing host cities.
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