||She has the ability to be a world champion, but she needs a world-class coach.
||skill in doing something, resulting from talent and training
||Sports were popular in ancient Greece, where the Olympic Games were born.
||relating to a period of history a very long time ago; very old
||The world's best athletes compete in the Olympic Games.
||a person who trains and competes in a sport
||Boxing matches are staged in weight-based divisions, such as lightweight and heavyweight.
||a hand-to-hand combat sport in which punches are thrown to score points
||The ancient Olympics were a celebration of both sporting ability and the human body.
||an act or event that praises or expresses joy in something
||Do you think chariot racing should be an event in the modern Olympics?
||a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle used in ancient times for wars and for racing
||Athletes train hard to prepare themselves to compete against their opponents.
||to take part in a contest or a competition
||Our team won this year's football competition, so we had a party to celebrate.
||an organized event in which people compete to win
||The winners of our national swimming contest will compete in the Olympic Games.
||a game or event in which people compete to win
||Discus throwing is one of the oldest events in athletics.
||an event in which the discus, a disc-shaped object, is thrown
||The Millennium Stadium is used for both cultural and sporting events.
||a planned and organized occasion
||Joe competes in several athletics events, including the 100 metres hurdles and the long jump.
||a particular contest in a sporting programme
||Christmas is a religious festival, while Chinese New Year is a seasonal festival.
||celebration of a religious or cultural occasion
hold (hold, held, held)
|The next Winter Olympics will be held in Canada in 2010.
||to organize and carry out an event, such as a meeting or a contest
||Javelin throwing was one of the events in the original Olympic Games.
||an event in which the javelin, a spear-like object, is thrown
||In the ancient Olympics, athletes competed in the nude.
||without clothes; naked
||Taking drugs to improve athletic performance has been outlawed for many years.
||to make something illegal; to ban something
||The Olympics Games were banned because they were seen as being a pagan festival.
||relating to a religion other than Christianity, Judaism or Islam
||Weightlifters have more muscular physiques, and distance runners have lean physiques.
||the form or shape of a person's body
||The World Cup football competition is staged every four years.
||to organize and carry out an event or a performance
||Why did the Roman Emperor think the Olympic Games were a threat to Christianity?
||a person or thing that is regarded as dangerous and likely to cause harm
||The Olympic Games feature two wrestling styles; Greco-Roman and Freestyle.
||a hand-to-hand combat sport in which holds, throws and locks are used to gain control of an opponent