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The playoffs are set to run from May 22 to July 22, finishing the season before this year’s Olympic Games.The Wizards have a packed second-half schedule thanks to their coronavirus pause in January|Ava Wallace|February 24, 2021|Washington Post
We know that 13-year-old may not have an impact this year, but history tells us it makes a big impact for the next Olympic Games.USA Swimming shrinks Olympic trials as safety precaution|Rick Maese|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
Her first strike came four months before the 2016 Olympic Games, when she missed a test that April.Olympic gold medal hurdler provisionally suspended in doping case|Glynn A. Hill|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
We add them to our games because we see other developers add them to their games.
“I sense that mobile games are starting to shed their skin, getting rid of all the dead things they carry around,” he says.
These “free” games display ads, often in obnoxious places, in lieu of the entry fee.
Forget those silly “games played with the ball”; they are far “too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind.”
He grew up both a computer geek in the early days of video games and an avid record collector.DJ Spooky Wants You To Question Everything You Know About Music, Technology, and Philosophy|Oliver Jones|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Children freshly befurbelowed, were gathering for their games under the oaks.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
They take him along whenever they play games, thinking the mascot helps them to win.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
Because they used a heavier ball, roulette looked about the same as on Earth, and the same went for the dice games.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe
I fear, Sir,' she replied, 'we have been made King and Queen after the fashion of children in summer games.'King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
We ought to beat hershell get too uppity to live with, declared Bobby, discussing these games.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
British Dictionary definitions for Olympic Games
noun (functioning as singular or plural)
Cultural definitions for Olympic Games
Games held in ancient times on the plain of Olympia in Greece every four years. It was a time for laying aside political and religious differences, as athletes from all the Greek cities and districts competed. The games included patriotic and religious rituals as well as athletic contests, and high honors were given to the winners. The Greeks counted their years by olympiads (periods of four years) and dated events from the first Olympics in 776 b.c.