With the firm intention of attending her first Olympic Games, Daniela Fonseca from Matanzas faced the duels this Thursday at the Metropolitan Hall of the Argentine city of Rosario, home of the Latin American Table Tennis Qualifier. Fonseca fought for access to the remaining ticket towards the appointment under the five rings with the Venezuelan… Continue Reading »
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And the appointed date arrived !, today most of the world’s population -passionate or not for the sport event- , is anxiously waiting for the official opening of the 2016 Summer Olympics.
The first difficulty in organizing the Games was in the health legislation ‘aussie’ regarding the entry of animals in the Austrialian country, as they were required to go through quarantine for six months. Therefore, the Swedish city of Stockholm hosted in June, the equestrian events.
Again the remnants of a war marred the celebration of the Olympic Games. In the middle stage of reconstruction, London took the so-called «austerity Games». The organization faced a serious economic situation, among other things, because new infrastructures were not built and also beacause of food and clothing rationing.
On January the 1st, 1863 was born Pierre de Fredy, Baron de Coubertin in an aristocratic family. He renounced a military career and devoted himself to teaching. He showed a taste for literature, history and problems of education and sociology.
Hitler ordered the great opportunity to captivate the world and tried to seize it at all costs. Fearing several countries to send its athletes, he allowed two Jewish integrate the delegation. He admitted not to give a speech and say only at the opening ceremony: «I declare opened the XI Olympic Games of the Modern Era». He ordered remove anti-Semitic legends of the city walls. The dictator promised non-discrimination for any athlete during the fifteen days of competitions of the Olympic Games in Berlin 36. Anything to perform the Games.
The Olympic Games returned to the United States in 1932. The terrible economic crisis did not affect the performance of this edition. William May Garland joined the state of California and got a contribution of more than $ 2 million from some institutions.