Olypic and Paralympic FACTS

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Olympic and Paralympic Facts

2012 Paralympic sports
Paralympic Archery, Paralympic Atheletics, Boccia, Paralympic Cycling (road), Paralympic Cycling (track), Paralympic Equestrian, Football (5-a-side), Football (7-a-side), Goalball, Paralympic Judo, Powerlifting, Paralympic Rowning, Paralympic Sailing, Paralympic Shooting, Paralympic Swimming, Paralympic Table Tennis, Volleyball - Sitting. Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Fencing, Wheelchair Rugby, Wheelchair Tennis.

2012 Olympic Sports
Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Boxing, Canoe Slalom, Canoe Sprint, Cycling - BMX, Cycling - Mountain Bikes, Cycling - Road, Cycling - Track, Diving, Equestrian - Dressage, Equestrian - Eventing, Equestrian - Jumping, Fencing, Gymnastics - Artisitic, Gymnastics - Rhythmic, Gymnastics - Trampoline, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Sqimming, Sychronised Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Wrestling.

Forms of culture in the Cultural Olympiad
Architecture, Archives, Carnival and street theatre, Crafts, Dance, Design, Fashion, Film and Video, Food, Gaming, Gardens, Heritage and historic environment, Libaries, Literature, Museums and Galleries, Music, Opera, Photography, Poetry, Science, Theatre, Visual Arts.

Olympic Values
Respect, Excellence, Friendship.

Paralympic Values
Courage, Determination, Inspiration, Equality.

Olympic motto
Faster, higher, stronger

Paralympic motto
Spirit in motion


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