Sydney: One hundred and ninety-nine nations participated in the millennial Olympics to be held in Sydney, the second time that the Games were staged in the southern hemisphere. North and South Korea marched in a single contingent but participated separately. Afghanistan was banned due to the Taliban’s atrocities on women in sport.

Sydney: One hundred and ninety-nine nations participated in the millennial Olympics to be held in Sydney, the second time that the Games were staged in the southern hemisphere. North and South Korea marched in a single contingent but participated separately. Afghanistan was banned due to the Taliban’s atrocities on women in sport.


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Atlanta: In 1996, the United States hosted the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, becoming the only country to host the Games five times (including two winter Olympics). Twenty-four countries, including many from the disintegrated Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, made their appearance in the Olympics for the first time.

Atlanta: In 1996, the United States hosted the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, becoming the only country to host the Games five times (including two winter Olympics). Twenty-four countries, including many from the disintegrated Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, made their appearance in the Olympics for the first time.

A Stratofortress leads a formation of Air Force and Navy Fighting Falcons, Eagles, and Hornets over the USS Kitty Hawk, USS Nimitz and USS John C. Stennis Strike Groups during Exercise Valiant Shield in the Pacific.

With demand for international tourism growing and the number of tourist arrivals reaching 983 million worldwide, up from 940 million in 2010 tourism has experienced continued expansion and diversification, becoming one of the largest and fastest-growing economic sectors in the world.

With demand for international tourism growing and the number of tourist arrivals reaching 983 million worldwide, up from 940 million in 2010 tourism has experienced continued expansion and diversification, becoming one of the largest and fastest-growing economic sectors in the world.

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Rome: Rome had been chosen as the venue of the 1908 Summer Olympics but had to give up the opportunity to London when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 1906. The city finally got its chance in 1960.

Rome: Rome had been chosen as the venue of the 1908 Summer Olympics but had to give up the opportunity to London when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 1906. The city finally got its chance in 1960.

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