Essays Tagged: "Olympics"

Should steroids be banned from society?

mbles the obvious phenomenon with steroids. Steroids became a spreading exposure to athletes in the Olympics and other major sporting events during the 1950's. This use of steroids among athletes beca ... tested positive for steroid use after winning the gold medal for the 100 meter dash during the 1988 Olympics. Now a skinny fifteen year old can just walk down to the local gym and find sellers to obta ...

(7 pages) 332 2 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Should Pro Players be paid so much??

Should NHL players be able to participate in the Olympics? There are many upsides to this, but just as many downsides also. By the player taking plac ... aloud to partake in the games. The NHL had hoped hockey would be one of the biggest stories of the Olympics. They got their wish. The American team breezed through the other teams. They reached the f ... . Contrast that to the picture left behind by the U.S. men's hockey team, which seemed to treat the Olympics like an extended spring break. Their only victory was an unimpressive win over Belarus. Mos ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A Seperate Peace, by John Knowles

imming. If Gene was not injured by his fall out of the tree then he would be able to compete in the Olympics.Phineas is a friendly and outgoing kind of person. Finny was always friendly and respectful ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Footbag

with this social skill by explaining some philosophybehind it and showing you some basic kicks.The Olympics claim to promote peace and unity, but any hacker will tell you the true goodwill gameis hac ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The origin of The Olympic Games.

thousands of fine athletes to compete against one another. But as for when they first started, the Olympics have improved much and bring us all together to celebrate one great festival.During religio ... he emperor Theodosius 1, put the Olympian Games to an end, due to the great decline in quality . No Olympics were held for more than 1500 years. The place in which they had held the Olympian Games was ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

How Monkey Lost His Tail - by Aaron Shen 391 words.

m I going to kick pests away, peel bananas, and on swing trees at the same time, and what about the Olympics??" You see, Monkey was a top *Tree Swinger* in his hometown community of Sheboygan, and was ... Monkey was a top *Tree Swinger* in his hometown community of Sheboygan, and was going to be in the Olympics because of this exceedingly valuable talents that allowed him to function as three monkeys ...

(2 pages) 52 1 3.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Preformance enhancing drugs such as steroids.

_=-*:Preformance Enhancing Drugs:*-=_There are many people today in sports teams, in the olympics, or even just normal people you see walking town the hall every day, that don't feel sucure ...

(3 pages) 79 0 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Gymnastics. Talks about my love for gymnastics and the punishing the girls go through. Eating disorders, injuries, ect!

rect way it is one of the most beautiful sports in the world. The young men and women we see in the Olympics every four years are brave and fearless individuals. Under the enormous pressure of the Oly ... nastics, it is very possible for any gymnast to develop such a disorder. After a very disappointing Olympics in 2000, USA Gymnastic changed its coaching methods. They decided to finally put faith in t ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Steroid use, damn good paper...worked hard on it.

rom the decisions they make early in life. Steroids became a world wide exposure to athletes in the Olympics and other major sporting events during the 1950's. "This use of steroids among athletes bec ... tested positive for steroid use after winning the gold medal for the 100 meter dash during the 1988 Olympics"(Cowley and Brant 32). Now, a skinny fifteen year old can walk down to the local gym and fi ...

(6 pages) 175 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A short essay about the WWE and its violence.

t to a bloody pulp. The sport I'm talking about is wrestling. Not the real wrestling you see in the Olympics but the fake one you see on television under the organization WWE. The WWE has taken wrestl ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ancient Greek Contributions to Western Civilization - Basic list of examples of greek contributions, olympics, greek gods, ect

which most of Greece's contributions to Western civilization originated. Democracy, myths, and the Olympics all began with the ancient Greeks.Among the many aspects of Greek culture that have influen ... to help move their bodies towards perfection. As a result for Greece's love for the human form, the Olympics were founded. The Greek sculptor Myron honored the Olympic discus thrower by creating a bea ...

(2 pages) 34281 0 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Fifa World Cup.Everything you need to know about the international soccer tournament held every 4 years. By:bigmac82

t is the most prestigious soccer championship. The equivalent of the World Cup is ice hockey in the Olympics. Players play on their regular league teams, then during the Olympics or World Cup; players ...

(2 pages) 69 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Just talks about using substances to enhance performance in college athletics

why drug testing is not a bad idea is because it is used in higher levels of athletics, such as the Olympics. Therefore, schoolsshould be allowed to administer drug tests to their athletes.A popular s ... thletes with positive tests would be subject to a two-year ban and would be ineligible for the 2004 Olympics if their B samples are also positive." ("New Designer Steroid Detected", BBC Sport, Oct 200 ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Greek contributions to the Western Civilization

umns that where used on the Parthenon. Also we get many principles of geometry from the Greeks. The Olympics started in Greece and are still used today as a way for countries to have friendly rivalrie ...

(1 pages) 62 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

"Construct an essay that attempts to persuade the reader that competitive aerobics should be included as a sport in the 2004 Olympics."

ng. Nowadays, sports have moved on to events such as Gymnastics and Competitive Aerobics. So if the Olympics is about sport of the current era, then Competitive aerobics should definitely be included. ... sport of the current era, then Competitive aerobics should definitely be included.Currently in the Olympics, there are many events with 3,014 competing athletes (290 women, 2,724 men), from events su ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Success of Nike.

n decides to go on their own, despite the huge risk.Blue Ribbon launches the "Nike" campaign at the Olympics that year. Track athlete Steve Prefontaine was the first major athlete to wear Nike shoes. ...

(8 pages) 533 2 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Biography of Wayne Gretzky (Basic 2 page typed biography)

has battled his way thru the rankings of hockey to achieve many of his goals such as playing in the Olympics. His achievements were no easy task, for they have led him on a journey of twists and turns ... ckey Team and was responsible for putting together Canada's best hockey players for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. Under Wayne's management, he led the team to a gold medal victory. ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Olympics

g. Canadians in most part have adopted these values within our own society. Too many Canadians, the Olympics present national pride, sportsmanship, hard work, honesty and excellence. But over the year ... the financial benefits of hosting the Olympic Games. As a result of these scandals, therefore, the Olympics have had a negative impact on Canadian society.An event that drastically decreased Canadian ...

(8 pages) 76 0 4.1 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Olympic histroy

ended purpose.The first Olympic games were part of a religious festival held in honour of Zeus. The Olympics was named so after Olympia where the first games were held, Olympia itself gained it's name ... , which were started by Baron Pierrede Courbetin.2) How is Presently organized and administered.The Olympics if run by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Organizing Committees of the Olympic G ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Anabolic steroids

l spotlight after Canadian sprinter, Ben Johnson, tested positive for anabolic steroids at the 1988 Olympics. After being of his gold medal the uses and effects of anabolic steroids became widely know ...

(6 pages) 98 2 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs