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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Paralympians the upholders of Olympic ideal

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Paralympians carry true torch If professionalism and nationalism pose a challenge to the ideals of the Olympic Games, the Paralympics can be said to uphold them. Contested by the physically disabled and mentally impaired, these athletes embody the sentiments of Baron Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympics. "The important thing is not winning but taking ...

  2. New name for Scotland

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Colin Montgomerie will have a new partner in Alastair Forysth as Scotland seek back-to-back titles at the 2008 Omega Mission Hills World Cup in Shenzhen from November 27-30. 'Monty' and Marc Warren claimed the title last year after edging the US. Scotland have a strong record in the World Cup, having narrowly missed out in 2006 when they lost to Germany in a play-off. ...

  3. Voice of the Games doesn't sound sweet to English ears

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the French-speaking Swiss city of Lausanne. It is to honour Frenchman Baron de Coubertin, who developed the modern Olympics in the 1890s. The great educationalist and historian founded the IOC and is hailed as the father of the modern Olympics, also known as 'the greatest show on earth'. The baron, a French aristocrat who made frequent visits to the Britain, discovered kindred spirits in Thomas ...

  4. 'Women's Games' strikes a right hook for equality

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 5,000 women, 44 per cent of the total athletes, are taking part or have competed in London. In 1900 in Paris, just 19 women took part. It seems the father of the modern Olympics, Baron Pierre de ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Twelfth men

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... that have been exploited by politicians, warlords, drug barons and violent Islamists, such as the Taliban and the Haqqani network. Until recently, the game was associated exclusively with ethnic ...

  6. Flying the flag

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Written by John Millen. For news on the Beijing Games preparations go to http://en.beijing2008.cn/ The Olympic symbol When Baron Pierre de Coubertin reinvented the Olympic Games he wanted ... The Olympic Committee officially adopted De Coubertin's flag in 1914, but the flag wasn't actually used as part of an Olympiad until the 1920 Games in Antwerp. Questions 1 Baron Pierre de ...

  7. The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... the power of Greek men. 3. Women were allowed to watch the Games only if they were (married / unmarried). B What the baron thought When Baron Pierre de Coubertin started the modern Olympics in 1896, ... competitors. 4. Who was Baron Pierre de Coubertin? a. the man behind the rebirth of the Olympic Games b. the husband of the first female athlete in the Olympic Games 5. Where and when were the first ...

  8. All about the pentathlon

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... the adjective 'gruelling' mean? a) Skilled b) Exhausting The ultimate test The modern pentathlon was established by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the creator of the modern Olympic movement, who ... A turn-of-the-century European soldier had to ride a horse, fight with a pistol and a sword, and swim and run so de Coubertin chose these five skills for the modern pentathlon. The baron had re-invented ...

  9. The mighty marathon

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... on his news before dropping down dead with exhaustion. The story of Pheidippides passed into legend, and centuries later became the inspiration for the marathon race thought up by Baron de ... because it was a (dramatic / simple) event. 2 It was a (cousin / friend) of Baron de Coubertin who had the idea of the first marathon. 3 The battle of Marathon was a battle between the Greeks ...

  10. New Scotland coach banking on youth for Six Nations

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jacobsen, Alastair Kellock, Brendan Laney, Cameron Mather, Gareth Morton, Euan Murray, Scott Murray, Dan Parks, Chris Paterson, Jon Petrie, Tom Philip, Robert Russell, Craig Smith, Tom Smith, Simon ...




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