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.
Beginnings in Greece. Find out about the origins of the Olympic Games and its vocabulary.
Olympic Games revived. Learn the vocabulary of the modern Olympics from 1896.
A look at some the cities where the Summer and Winter Olympic Games have been or will be held
Words and vocabulary of the Summer Olympic Games
Language of the Summer Paralympic Games
Language and vocabulary of the Winter Olympic Games
Words and language of the Winter Paralympic Games
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?
Learn the vocabulary of the Olympic spirt, and what the Olympics Games are really meant to be about.
After learning the language of the Olympics on these pages, test your vocabulary with this quiz.
After reading about the Olympics on these pages, check your understanding with this quiz.