advertise

Top 5 Olympic Games Affected By Politics

Top 5 Olympic Games Affected By Politics The Olympic Games originated as a series of events within the various city-states of ancient Greece. Today, it's an international competition with athletes from all over the world competing in various sports. With the involvement of so many different people, countries and organizations, it's inevitable that politics would come into play. In this section of our Olympic series, WatchMojo.com learns about five Olympic Games that were affected by politics from Anastassios Anastassiadis of the Department of History and Classical Studies at McGill University.

You might also like
You might also like
Top 5 Issues Facing Olympic Cities

Top 5 Issues Facing Olympic Cities

Top 10 Countries at the Winter Olympics

Top 10 Countries at the Winter Olympics

London Summer Olympics Makeup: Union Jack-Inspired

London Summer Olympics Makeup: Union Jack-Inspired

Interview with Sinologist: China's Olympic Dreams

Interview with Sinologist: China's Olympic Dreams

Top 5 Trivia Facts of the Ancient Olympic Games

Top 5 Trivia Facts of the Ancient Olympic Games

10 Things You Should Know About The Olympics

10 Things You Should Know About The Olympics

Winter Olympic Sports: Skiing

Winter Olympic Sports: Skiing

Get the London Look: Makeup Tips for the Summer Olympics

Get the London Look: Makeup Tips for the Summer Olympics

The History Of The Olympic Games

The History Of The Olympic Games

Top 5 Facts: The Olympics SUCK

Top 5 Facts: The Olympics SUCK

Shaun White Biography: Olympic Snowboarder's Life and Career

Shaun White Biography: Olympic Snowboarder's Life and Career

Michael Phelps Biography: Beijing, London Olympics

Michael Phelps Biography: Beijing, London Olympics