How To Use Olympiad In A Sentence

  • You may or may not have noticed, but the games of the 28th Olympiad are taking place in its birthplace of Athens.
  • Seventh sessions: Olympiad flag first time rises in Olympiad.
  • Sometimes, at the dog-end of a lazy week we imagine that the sleeping giant of the games industry Demis Hassabis will awake, wearing his crown as the lord of the Mind Sports Olympiad, and make a game that will combine the cut and thrust of those black and white squares with the thrust and cut of the actual chess champions. Pocket Gamer | | Latest additions
  • On the upside, the Olympiad still retains relatively healthy membership figures.
  • Choosing not to forget Chusok even during the twenty-fourth Olympiad gave us a chance to regain our equilibrium.
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  • Splash down: Mexican athletes wear face masks at the National Olympiad in Tijuana on April 26.
  • The chess olympiad in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia is in full swing, moving into the second half. Lubomir Kavalek: Ivanchuk Dominates Chess Olympiad
  • On a final note, on behalf of the Greek nation, I would like to wish the Chinese people and the organizers of the XXIX Olympiad every success, and I look forward to a most rewarding spectacle.
  • Its the State board syllabus + CBSE syllabus + ICSE syllabus, making these schools “the perfect mentor for IIT-JEE and Olympiads”. Grown Up World « Sunayana’s Blog
  • The team of Ukraine had it all at the 39th Chess Olympiad in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, that finished Sunday. Lubomir Kavalek: Ukraine Wins Chess Olympiad
  • He met three of them at the chess olympiads: drawing with Mikhail Tal in 1960 and with Mikhail Botvinnik in 1962; and losing to Spassky in 1970. Lubomir Kavalek: Chess History: From Bobby Fischer to Hikaru Nakamura
  • I think I would rather have been at the ancient Greek Olympiads than at the one that's coming up.
  • I have to say that the Olympiad for breakaway regions, disputed territories and separatist enclaves quite appeals to me.
  • A husband-and-wife gold medal-winning combination at the same Olympiad-now that is unique.
  • The drama and performances from Canadian athletes skated, luged and snowboarded toward a crescendo of gold-medal finishes as the Olympiad progressed, Bibby says, with the hockey game providing "the perfect climax" to the Winter Games. Top Stories
  • None had fairly begun to emerge from gentilism; none had advanced so far as the Greeks of the first Olympiad or the Romans under the rule of the Tarquins. The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2) with some account of Ancient America and the Spanish Conquest
  • Before Olympic anoraks start writing letters, we know the 1906 Intercalated games don't count as an official Olympiad.
  • Over the past two Olympiads she has made close personal friends of her surgeon, her rehabilitative physiotherapist and her sports psychologist.
  • Bobby Fischer created the "game of the century" in 1956 against Donald Byrne and he almost beat the world champion Mikhail Botvinnik at the 1962 olympiad in Varna, Bulgaria, with the Grunfeld defense. Lubomir Kavalek: The Most Treacherous Defense in Chess
  • But that, for the sake of assisting their memory, men number among themselves years and months; that of these, they form lustra and olympiads; that they keep stated days; this I say, is peculiar to civil polity. Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1
  • The foot-race was the oldest of the Greek institutions, and in the first of the Olympiads the "dromos," a course of about 200 yards, was the only contest; but gradually the "dialos," in which the course was double that of the dromos, was introduced, and, finally, tests of endurance as well as speed were instituted in the long-distance races and the contests of racing in heavy armor, which were so highly commended by Plato as preparation for the arduous duties of a soldier. Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
  • Sailing has become a hot bed of medal action for Great Britain at recent Olympiads with five golds, three silvers and two bronze medals snared on the water in 2004 and 2000.
  • And that added pressure - we have four majors a year, but only one Olympiad every four years.
  • Kaminaga was a fine judoka but he'd been defeated by a man I can only describe as a judo genius," said Jim Bregman, an American who won a bronze medal in judo at the same Olympiad. Anton Geesink, Judo Champion
  • It is the focus of the first week of any Olympiad and in Athens that will be no different despite a fraught build-up to the event.

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