Mustering a coalition of disapproval for the World Cup should be much easier than it would be for an Olympiad.
In her final Olympiad, Khorkina was once again a favorite, but lost to Patterson by .176.
The Moscow Olympiad in 1980 was boycotted partially, not revoked.
Monday, July 15, 1912, was the last day of the Fifth Olympiad in Stockholm.
I have been told that, by beginning with the first Olympiad, I leave out all Mahometan history.
Timocreon of Rhodes, a comic poet in the 75th Olympiad, was a great drinker.
The winged words might fly uninterruptedly from your lips for a whole Olympiad; you could not move my resolution in the slightest.
These events all fell in the third year of the 140th Olympiad.
This Breviary seems to have contained nothing more than a short account of the Victors in every Olympiad.
Wilts, who was borne as he was wont to say 'in the first Olympiad,' scil.
late 14c., "period of four years" (between Olympic games), from Old French olimpiade "period of four years," from Latin Olympiadem, from Greek olympiados, genitive of Olympias (see Olympic). Used by ancient Greeks as a unit in computing time. Revived in modern usage with revival of the games, 1896.