1. When choosing locations for the Olympic Games, the IOC specifically gives the honor of holding the Games to a city rather than a country.
2. Women were first allowed to participate in 1900 at the second modern Olympic Games,
but I bet you wont know about most of them. I while surfing the net for information on olympic found a blog called Arun's weblog. This blog is basically a personal weblog but has got a very interesting post on Olympic facts and trivia under the Title Interesting Olympic Facts dated August 3, 2008
its a nice blog and I believe the blogger is rich also , as I don't find many advertisemnets
Check out the blog arun's weblog to be more specific check out the post on the Olympic.