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The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is a major international multi-sport event held once every four years. The most recent Olympics were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) organises the Games and oversees the host city's preparations. In each Olympic event, gold medals are awarded for first place, silver medals are awarded for second place, and bronze medals are awarded for third place; this tradition began in 1904. The Winter Olympic Games were created due to the success of the Summer Olympics.

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Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah hints that he may come out of retirement from track events and compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
11 hours ago • BBC News

The Congress Monday fielded champion boxer Vijender Singh, who won the bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, from the South Delhi constituency. He will take..
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

Tokyo Olympic organizers have launched their ticket website for the 2020 Games
Credit: - Published 1 week ago

Noah Lyles had the world's fastest time in the 200 meters last year, and hasn't lost a race at that distance since the 2016 Olympic trials.
Credit: - Published 1 week ago

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