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Marching in Munich

Marching in Munich

August 26,1972: The Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XX Olympiad in Munich is held. Judoka Doug Rogers, who had won silver at Tokyo 1964, carries the Canadian

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History will be made in 2016 when Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosts the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, marking the first time that a South American country will welcome the world to an Olympic Games. It is also just the third time that the Games will be held in the southern hemisphere, following Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

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