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    Wrestling Freestyle

    To discover when freestyle wrestling appeared on the programme of the Olympic Games and how the different events evolved from 1904 to our days: introduction of women’s events, etc.
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    St. Moritz 1948

    As for the first St. Moritz Games in 1928, the “Rapport général sur les Ves Jeux Olympiques d'hiver, St-Moritz 1948” is very brief official report and was published in French only. The Games report contains fewer than 20 pages; the rest of the work is devoted entirely to the results of the Games.
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    Lake Placid 1932

    The work: “III Olympic Winter Games, Lake Placid 1932: official report” provides a very full report on the organisation and running of the Olympic Games and a detailed history of the pioneering role of Lake Placid in the development of winter sport. It consists of one 291-page volume, published in English.
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    St. Moritz 1928

    The official report of St. Moritz 1928 is composed of two very brief volumes. The first, “Rapport général du Comité exécutif des IImes Jeux Olympiques d'hiver et documents officiels divers”, provides an official report on the organisation and running of the Games. The second, “Résultats des concours des IImes Jeux Olympiques d'hiver organisés à St. Moritz, 1928” lists the results by discipline. The two volumes were published in 1928, in French only.
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    Chamonix 1924

    For this first edition of the Olympic Winter Games, the official report is included in that of the Olympic Summer Games, Paris 1024, “Les Jeux de la VIIIe Olympiade Paris 1924: rapport officiel”. Entitled “Les sports d’hiver”, the part concerning the Chamonix 1924 Games starts on page 643, at the end of section III. This very detailed official report was published in French only.
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    Olympic Truce

    “Ekecheiria” or the Olympic Truce dates back to 9th century BC Greece. The first truce was a treaty between three kings, Iphitos of Elis, Cleosthenes of Pisa and Lycurgus of Sparta, to ensure the immunity of the sanctuary of Olympia and the region of Elis. During this truce period, athletes, artists and their families, and ordinary pilgrims could travel safely to take part in or watch the Olympic Games and then return to their respective countries. Taking account of the new political realities of which sport and the Olympic Games form a part, how was the Truce integrated into the modern Olympic Games? Find out the answer by consulting this document.
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    Women in the Olympic Movement

    At which Olympic Games did women’s figure skating make its first appearance? Did you know that the first female IOC member was elected in 1981? This document contains the answers to such questions and more facts and figures about the presence of women in the Olympic Movement.
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    The Environment and Sustainable Development

    The IOC is naturally not insensitive to environmental issues. Initiatives, the Olympic Movement’s Agenda 21, guides, awareness-raising and education plus impact studies are the IOC’s efforts to protect the planet.
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    London 2012

    The official report published by the LOCOG consists of a single set of two commemorative books published by Wiley (The official commemorative book; The Games, Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic Journey to London 2012) and a DVD, “London 2012 Olympic Games: official report”.
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