Olympic Games Vocabulary
These pages look at the language and vocabulary of the Olympic Games past and present, of the ideals that inspired them and of the people that realise them. Vocabulary is presented with example sentences.
Summer Olympics Vocabulary
Words and vocabulary of the Summer Olympic Games
Summer Paralympics Vocabulary
Language of the Summer Paralympic Games
Winter Olympics Vocabulary
Language and vocabulary of the Winter Olympic Games
Winter Paralympics Vocabulary
Words and language of the Winter Paralympic Games
Host Cities of the Olympic Games
A look at some the cities where the Summer and Winter Olympic Games have been or will be held
- PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics
- Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics
- Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
- London 2012 Summer Olympics
Olympics Vocabulary Quiz
After learning the language of the Olympics on these pages, test your vocabulary with this quiz.
Olympics Comprehension Quiz
After reading about the Olympics on these pages, check your understanding with this quiz.
People of the Olympics
Learn the language and vocabulary around the athletes, trainers, officials and all the others who make the Olympics happen.
What is it that inspires athletes from all over the world to spend years training for the Olympics?
The Olympic Spirit
Learn the vocabulary of the Olympic spirt, and what the Olympics Games are really meant to be about.