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This took me a long time to find. According to the USA Track & Field rule book for 2013, there is no maximum age limit for the main "OPEN" and "MASTERS" classifications of race walking. There is however a maximum age limit for other classificatio
Below is a list of athletes who competed in both the Summer and Winter Olympics, as of the end of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. [1] Prior to the first winter games in 1924, the winter sports of Figure skating and Ice hockey had been contested in the
No, this has never happened. Until 2002, the Super Bowl was always played in January, and the Winter Olympics almost always begins in February. Now that the Super Bowl is played in February, the events are closer
Chapter 5, Part II of the Olympic Charter covers the rules regarding participation in the Olympic Games. The actual details of the requirements for qualifying for the Olympics varies by sport, but the Charter discusses the general procedure. Each cou
In order for a country to send a team to the Olympics, the country needs a National Olympic Committee (NOC) that is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). There are over 200 recognized NOCs, and Wikipedia has a list of all the recog
Chapter 5, Part II of the Olympic Charter covers the rules regarding participation in the Olympic Games. The actual details of the requirements for qualifying for the Olympics varies by sport, but the Charter discusses the general procedure. Each cou
The Olympic Village is a complex of accommodations used to house athletes, trainers, and officials during the games. In early Olympic games, organizers had to rent rooms all over the host city to house athletes and trainers. This was expensive and in
Every two to four years we have the same conversations around the water cooler or social media about the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC’s) deplorable decisions and the horrific NBC coverage of the Olympics. Despite hoping for better viewershi
Team USA beach volleyball player hopes to dominate on the Olympic stage once again. USA TODAY Sports Olympic athletes are unique in their own right, but there’s one area where they are just like us: Social media. Especially since many are Millennials
How the Sochi Games grew so expensive is a tale of Putin-era Russia in microcosm: a story of ambition, hubris, and greed leading to fabulous extravagance on the shores of the Black Sea. Back in 2007, when Russia was bidding to host the 2014 Winter Ol