Quotations that match 'olympic'.

I'm actually the daytime host of the Olympics on NBC.
[ Actually Daytime Host Nbc Olympics]
If you don't try to win you might as well hold the Olympics in somebody's back yard.
[ Back Hold Might Olympics Somebody Try Well Win Yard]
Well my thoughts on American swimming are that our prospects look favorable, but we may not have as strong a showing in the gold medal count as in previous Olympics. But I am not coaching.
[ Am American Coaching Count Favorable Gold Look May Medal Olympics Our Previous Prospects Showing Strong Swimming Thoughts Well]
The highlight of my career? The Olympics, of course.
[ Career Course Highlight Olympics]
The Olympics were great, because you had to make the team, and then go to the games. Now, I don't know, these guys today don't want to do anything like that.
[ Anything Because Games Go Great Guys Had Know Make Now Olympics Team Then These Today Want Were]
Before the start of the '76 Olympics, I'd had 160 amateur fights. I won 155 and lost five.
[ Amateur Before Fights Five Had Lost Olympics Start Won]
They want the Olympics. We ought to make sure they don't get the Olympics.
[ Get Make Olympics Ought Sure Want]
So, in a way I was hedging and saying that if the Olympic stuff doesn't work out at least I can be a lawyer.
[ Hedging Lawyer Least Olympic Out Saying Stuff Way Work]
They're still considered Olympic eligibles, so there's never an issue whether they're going to turn pro or not. When they get to that level, money is never an issue. They make so much money now.
[ Considered Get Going Issue Level Make Money Much Never Now Olympic Pro Still Turn Whether]
Olympic Gold changed me and my life dramatically. I became a celebrity overnight and people see me as a famous skater, not a real person.
[ Became Celebrity Changed Dramatically Famous Gold Life Olympic Overnight Person Real See Skater]
At the Olympics in China, every color was represented... and that was just the drinking water.
[ China Color Drinking Every Just Olympics Represented Water]
As many as three million people are expected to attend the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia. The security concerns and economic opportunities are great for both Canada and Washington state.
[ Attend Both British Canada Columbia Concerns Economic Expected Games Great Many Million Olympic Opportunities Security State Three Vancouver Washington Winter]
The spirit of the Olympic movement is great for young people because it teaches them about the training and discipline required to compete. Even if they don't make the teams, they can rededicate their lives to the art of sport, discipline, and physical fitness.
[ Art Because Compete Discipline Even Fitness Great Lives Make Movement Olympic Physical Required Spirit Sport Teaches Teams Their Them Training Young]
For athletes, the Olympics are the ultimate test of their worth.
[ Athletes Olympics Test Their Ultimate Worth]
There is something in the Olympics, indefinable, springing from the soul, that must be preserved.
[ Indefinable Must Olympics Preserved Something Soul Springing]
Waving the flag at the 1976 Olympics wasn't my idea. It was too much apple pie and ice cream. Not that I don't love my country, but I felt it was my victory up there, I put all the time into it.
[ Apple Country Cream Felt Flag Ice Idea Into Love Much Olympics Pie Put Time Too Up Victory Waving]
The fans and supporters are also part of the Olympic family.
[ Also Family Fans Olympic Part Supporters]
In 1968, in the midst of the tumultuous 1960s, the Olympics were much more than just another event.
[ Another Event Just Midst More Much Olympics Than Tumultuous Were]
Part of what Special Olympics is trying to do is break down stereotypes that still exist for people. There is still a lot of fear.
[ Break Down Exist Fear Lot Olympics Part Special Stereotypes Still Trying]
May joy and good fellowship reign, and in this manner, may the Olympic Torch pursue its way through ages, increasing friendly understanding among nations, for the good of a humanity always more enthusiastic, more courageous and more pure.
[ Ages Always Among Courageous Enthusiastic Fellowship Friendly Good Humanity Increasing Joy Manner May More Nations Olympic Pure Pursue Reign Through Torch Understanding Way]
The Olympic movement is divided into two very distinct eras.
[ Distinct Divided Eras Into Movement Olympic Two Very]
I remember at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Shaq always wanted me to show him steps over and over.
[ Always Atlanta Him Olympics Over Remember Show Steps Wanted]
The two designs are completely different. The first is totally futuristic, the second is more classical. You can of course get very excited about doing something completely out of the ordinary, just like the Olympic stadium in its time. But each to his or her own taste.
[ Classical Completely Course Designs Different Doing Each Excited First Futuristic Get Her His Just More Olympic Ordinary Out Own Second Something Stadium Taste Time Totally Two Very]
The world awaits Beijing's hosting of the 2008 Olympics, an occasion which will bring into the global spotlight the dramatic advances China is making in enhancing the quality of life for its people.
[ Advances Awaits Beijing Bring China Dramatic Enhancing Global Hosting Into Life Making Occasion Olympics Quality Spotlight Which Will World]
My greatest honour was to be included in the Australian Olympic team in 1992, 1996 and hopefully 2000.
[ Australian Greatest Honour Hopefully Included Olympic Team]
Anabolic steroids were not banned until after the 72 Olympics.
[ After Banned Olympics Steroids Until Were]
What was most important to me at the Olympics was going out there and performing my best. When I messed up the first jump combination, which was my big move, it hit me that I messed up the program of my life.
[ Best Big Combination First Going Hit Important Jump Life Messed Most Move Olympics Out Performing Program Up Which]
If you dream and you allow yourself to dream you can do anything. And that's what this Olympic medal represents.
[ Allow Anything Dream Medal Olympic Represents Yourself]
I'd been ready too, because before Olympic Games, I wasn't compete in big competition like, World Championship, like European Championship. I just competed in national competition.
[ Because Been Before Big Championship Compete Competed Competition European Games Just National Olympic Ready Too World]
The Olympic Games are for the world and all nations must be admitted to them.
[ Admitted Games Must Nations Olympic Them World]
I do a lot of running and hiking, and I also collect stamps - space stamps and Olympics stamps.
[ Also Collect Hiking Lot Olympics Running Space Stamps]
The Olympics: not one of my better memories.
[ Better Memories Olympics]
The Olympic Movement gives the world an ideal which reckons with the reality of life, and includes a possibility to guide this reality toward the great Olympic Idea.
[ Gives Great Guide Idea Ideal Includes Life Movement Olympic Possibility Reality Toward Which World]
And in nineteen seventy two I almost wasn't, on the team, but I knew about it just before Olympic Games for three months before this why this is was not very good for me. I'd been ready to go, you know.
[ Almost Been Before Games Go Good Just Knew Know Months Nineteen Olympic Ready Seventy Team Three Two Very Why]
When you're expected to win and you have the press saying that you are going to win the Olympic gold medal, and you're the only sure thing in the Olympics, it can undermine your confidence.
[ Confidence Expected Going Gold Medal Olympic Olympics Only Press Saying Sure Thing Undermine Win Your]
I don't know what it means to be out there against the Olympics.
[ Against Know Means Olympics Out]
I didn't train to make the Olympic team until 1968. I simply trained for the moment. I never even imagined I would be an Olympic athlete. It always seemed to evolve.
[ Always Athlete Even Evolve Imagined Make Moment Never Olympic Seemed Simply Team Train Trained Until Would]
She said I did good and I think she was happy with what I did. She just wants me to get my higher Start Value vault, which I'll be competing at Trials and, hopefully, the Olympics.
[ Competing Did Get Good Happy Higher Hopefully Just Olympics Said She Start Think Trials Value Vault Wants Which]
Russell joined the team in December, 1956, following the Olympics.
[ December Following Joined Olympics Russell Team]
I've been very fortunate to be involved in all the Super Bowls, to see some World Series, to cover heavyweight championship fights; I've been to the Olympics and seen every sporting event there is.
[ Been Bowls Championship Cover Event Every Fights Fortunate Heavyweight Involved Olympics See Seen Series Some Sporting Super Very World]
The Olympics are great for notoriety right off the bat, but your body of work is what people remember you for.
[ Bat Body Great Notoriety Off Olympics Remember Right Work Your]
I'm hoping that maybe everyone on the Olympic team thinks that I'm worthy to carry the flag. That's my next goal, to carry the flag during the opening ceremonies, if everyone chooses me.
[ Carry Ceremonies Chooses During Everyone Flag Goal Hoping Maybe Next Olympic Opening Team Thinks Worthy]
So as an amateur Olympic competitor I loved criticism, because it made me better. But now as a professional I don't really know how to channel it or where to take it, so I don't take it quite as well.
[ Amateur Because Better Channel Competitor Criticism How Know Loved Made Now Olympic Professional Quite Really Take Well Where]
I'm quite excited to think that I will run the Olympic race here next year.
[ Excited Here Next Olympic Quite Race Run Think Will Year]
The greatest memory for me of the 1984 Olympics was not the individual honors, but standing on the podium with my teammates to receive our team gold medal.
[ Gold Greatest Honors Individual Medal Memory Olympics Our Podium Receive Standing Team Teammates]
Immediately after the Olympics, I was pretty fatigued.
[ After Fatigued Immediately Olympics Pretty]
Here were these college kids beating the Soviets and going on to the Olympic Gold Medal. To me, that's the greatest upset of all time in any sport that I can think of.
[ Any Beating College Going Gold Greatest Here Kids Medal Olympic Soviets Sport These Think Time Upset Were]
It took me time to realize that the men who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon are just men, just like me.
[ Decathlon Gold Just Medals Men Olympic Realize Time Took Won]
My dream as a youngster was to be like Olivier. To be a great stage actor. To be a great Shakespearean actor. To me that is the Olympics of acting.
[ Acting Actor Dream Great Olivier Olympics Shakespearean Stage Youngster]
I have to consider my greatest accomplishments winning the Olympics because everything that I've done after that is really because of the Olympics.
[ Accomplishments After Because Consider Done Everything Greatest Olympics Really Winning]
It's typical of Italian culture that we only start to feel emotional about something when we have the possibility to see it in front of us. By February, Italy will have Olympic fever.
[ Culture Emotional February Feel Fever Front Italian Italy Olympic Only Possibility See Something Start Typical Us Will]
No, I don't run all the way. I'm not like an Olympic class runner.
[ Class Olympic Run Runner Way]
I did pretty well at the Sydney Olympics, but those were my first Games.
[ Did First Games Olympics Pretty Sydney Those Well Were]
It was pretty extensive - we worked out 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, for 3 months, which I think is more than anybody in the Olympics. I thought well I don't need this, the girls need it, but it was a gift.
[ Anybody Day Days Extensive Gift Girls Hours Months More Need Olympics Out Pretty Than Think Thought Week Well Which Worked]
My wife and I came to Canada for the 1994 Commonwealth Games and we really liked the B.C. lifestyle and environment. The following year we applied to become permanent residents. We moved here in 1996 after the Atlanta Olympics.
[ After Applied Atlanta Become Came Canada Commonwealth Environment Following Games Here Lifestyle Liked Moved Olympics Permanent Really Residents Wife Year]
That's because the International Olympic Committee has a policy of never replacing medals.
[ Because Committee International Medals Never Olympic Policy Replacing]
My academic schedule is lighter this year because it's an Olympic year.
[ Academic Because Lighter Olympic Schedule Year]
We can't all win Olympic medals. Even I never won one.
[ Even Medals Never Olympic Win Won]
The U.S. Olympic spirit award is an award that is given to an athlete who embodies the Olympic spirit in more ways than just on the playing field, in showing incredible perseverance, in overcoming obstacles, and what we wanted to do is have everybody can vote on-line.
[ Athlete Award Embodies Everybody Field Given Incredible Just More Obstacles Olympic On-Line Overcoming Perseverance Playing Showing Spirit Than Vote Wanted Ways]
As a teenager I had no idea that I had the potential to win an Olympic gold medal and my athletic career developed only by lucky circumstances.
[ Athletic Career Circumstances Developed Gold Had Idea Lucky Medal Olympic Only Potential Teenager Win]
Even though the Bush campaign ad tells you that Afghanistan is a new democracy at the Olympics because of Bush's efforts, Afghanistan hasn't actually had an election.
[ Actually Ad Afghanistan Because Bush Campaign Democracy Efforts Election Even Had Hasn New Olympics Tells Though]
My main point in this regard was to compete for my country and my people and to receive the support of the entire Cuban society, to carry my flag in whatever competition I was in, the Olympic Games, Pan-American Games.
[ Carry Compete Competition Country Cuban Entire Flag Games Main Olympic Point Receive Regard Society Support Whatever]
Every once in a while I run the Olympic downhill in Japan in my head. I think of how the energy is going to flow and then I make it all work for myself.
[ Downhill Energy Every Flow Going Head How Japan Make Myself Olympic Once Run Then Think While Work]
Most other competitions are individual achievements, but the Olympic Games is something that belongs to everybody.
[ Achievements Belongs Competitions Everybody Games Individual Most Olympic Other Something]
Figure skating is an unlikely Olympic event but its good television. It's sort of a combination of gymnastics and ballet. A little sexy too which doesn't hurt.
[ Ballet Combination Event Figure Good Gymnastics Hurt Little Olympic Sexy Skating Sort Television Too Unlikely Which]
Through everything I've gone through- and I've been everywhere, at the top of the world, in jail, hung over drunk - I never gave up my dream of winning a gold medal in the Olympics.
[ Been Dream Drunk Everything Everywhere Gave Gold Gone Hung Jail Medal Never Olympics Over Through Top Up Winning World]
There's not a whole lot of events out there on television, especially in the years between Olympic Games.
[ Between Especially Events Games Lot Olympic Out Television Whole Years]
As a child I was very involved with sports and I knew at age 9 that I wanted to be an Olympic champion.
[ Age Champion Child Involved Knew Olympic Sports Very Wanted]
The feeling of accomplishment welled up inside of me, three Olympic gold medals. I knew that was something nobody could ever take away from me, ever.
[ Accomplishment Away Could Ever Feeling Gold Inside Knew Medals Nobody Olympic Something Take Three Up]
The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people.
[ Competitions Creating Education End Games Itself Means Must Olympic Physical Programme Sports Vast Young]
The Olympic stadium may have been built only in the early 1970s but it was clear for a long time it had no future. For many reasons it is not good enough for modern football and today's fans.
[ Been Built Clear Early Enough Fans Football Future Good Had Long Many May Modern Olympic Only Reasons Stadium Time Today]
Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics.
[ Christian During Easter Holidays Ice Jewish Move Olympics Only Pairs Saw Skating Sync Winter]
Football, basketball, and the Olympic sports all have their problems with banned substances.
[ Banned Basketball Football Olympic Problems Sports Substances Their]
Former Olympians also get paid to make appearances. Many of them won their medals in an era when Olympic success didn't go hand-in-hand with financial success.
[ Also Appearances Era Financial Former Get Go Hand-In-Hand Make Many Medals Olympians Olympic Paid Success Their Them Won]
The ultimate would be to compete in a couple more Olympics, hopefully break some world records and wind up my sports career with a couple of years in the WNBA.
[ Break Career Compete Couple Hopefully More Olympics Records Some Sports Ultimate Up Wind Wnba World Would Years]
There were no competitions on television. The first skating competition I ever remember seeing on television was the 1968 Olympics when Peggy Fleming won.
[ Competition Competitions Ever First Fleming Olympics Peggy Remember Seeing Skating Television Were Won]
In Hollywood you can see things at night that are fast enough to be in the Olympics in the day time.
[ Day Enough Fast Hollywood Night Olympics See Things Time]
My biggest loss was the Olympics. I just can't forget losing. I never will.
[ Biggest Forget Just Losing Loss Never Olympics Will]
You do not boo an Olympic Gold Medalist. I'm the best in the world. I came here for you. You dont' boo me.
[ Best Boo Came Dont Gold Here Olympic World]
When I went to the Olympics, I had every intention of shaving the mustache off, but I realized I was getting so many comments about it - and everybody was talking about it - that I decided to keep it.
[ Comments Decided Every Everybody Getting Had Intention Keep Many Mustache Off Olympics Realized Shaving Talking Went]
Yesterday the flame of the Olympic torch was carried through our great state on its way to Salt Lake City.
[ Carried City Flame Great Lake Olympic Our Salt State Through Torch Way Yesterday]
The dullest Olympic sport is curling, whatever 'curling' means.
[ Curling Dullest Means Olympic Sport Whatever]
Yeah, that's what kind of, we get the idea a little bit yeah, because other people from different countries also try as hard as they can to get a medal or a gold medal in the Olympic Games. And you know, if they can work hard, we can work hard as well.
[ Also Because Bit Countries Different Games Get Gold Hard Idea Kind Know Little Medal Olympic Other Try Well Work Yeah]
Olympics is global competition in which eighty, ninety, hundred, hundred and ten countries participate.
[ Competition Countries Eighty Global Hundred Ninety Olympics Participate Ten Which]
Pay-per-view would deprive many kids of the delight of seeing the Olympics.
[ Delight Deprive Kids Many Olympics Seeing Would]
For six years, I kept my five Olympic medals wrapped in a plastic bread bag beneath my bed.
[ Bag Bed Beneath Bread Five Kept Medals Olympic Plastic Six Wrapped Years]
The Olympics are always a special competition, it is very difficult to predict what will happen.
[ Always Competition Difficult Happen Olympics Predict Special Very Will]
Whatever the reason is, I hope we can finish talking about the Olympics. It's gone, it's behind us. The schedule wasn't proper for players who went there and there is some fatigue in a lot guys' play right now.
[ Behind Fatigue Finish Gone Guys Hope Lot Now Olympics Play Players Proper Reason Right Schedule Some Talking Us Went Whatever]
My training has been going really well these past few days and my goal is to keep it up for the next few weeks and hopefully earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic team.
[ Been Days Earn Few Goal Going Hopefully Keep Next Olympic Past Really Spot Team These Training Up Weeks Well]
My life has been a whirlwind since the '94 Olympics.
[ Been Life Olympics Since Whirlwind]
And then, looking back at my first Olympics, and when the pressure was on, in '94 and '98, and looking back and going, wow. I sensed and felt what Brian had gone through.
[ Back Brian Felt First Going Gone Had Looking Olympics Pressure Sensed Then Through Wow]
I tried to make the Olympics team in 1956.
[ Make Olympics Team Tried]
And currently, there are four to five new works in the pipeline for upcoming celebrations such as the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Australian Federation, my 50th Birthday, and Sydney Dance Company's 25th Anniversary.
[ Anniversary Australian Birthday Celebrations Company Currently Dance Federation Five Four New Olympics Pipeline Such Sydney Upcoming Works]
I always wanted to be a dentist from the time I was in high school, and I was accepted to dental school in the spring of 1972. I was planning to go, but after the Olympics there were other opportunities.
[ Accepted After Always Dental Dentist Go High Olympics Opportunities Other Planning School Spring Time Wanted Were]
For too long the world has failed to recognise that the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement are about fine athletics and fine art.
[ Art Athletics Failed Fine Games Long Movement Olympic Recognise Too World]
We have made drugs an Olympic event. It receives most of the coverage at the Games and even the suspicion of guilt can ruin a reputation for life.
[ Coverage Even Event Games Guilt Life Made Most Olympic Receives Reputation Ruin Suspicion]
At an Olympics Game, you want to enjoy it, especially if you know it's going to be your last one.
[ Enjoy Especially Game Going Know Last Olympics Want Your]
If there's anything that is the center of my career both creatively and emotionally, it's the Olympics.
[ Anything Both Career Center Creatively Emotionally Olympics]
The USA have recently done well in the Olympics and the Youth World Cup. So I think there will be some good young players available in the future, and not too expensive which is important to the club.
[ Available Club Cup Done Expensive Future Good Important Olympics Players Recently Some Think Too Usa Well Which Will World Young Youth]
In the Olympic Oath, I ask for only one thing: sporting loyalty.
[ Ask Loyalty Oath Olympic Only Sporting Thing]
Squash has the credentials to become an olympic event and our goal is to see the sport in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. We are working towards this and will keep trying even if our bid is not successful.
[ Become Beijing Bid Credentials Even Event Goal Keep Olympic Olympics Our See Sport Squash Successful Towards Trying Will Working]
I made my first Australian senior team when I was 16, first Olympics when I was 19, and I retired. I'm 32, I retired four years ago, so a good third of my life or nearly a third of my life has been all about running.
[ Ago Australian Been First Four Good Life Made Nearly Olympics Retired Running Senior Team Third Years]
Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity, friendship, peace and universal understanding.
[ Committee Fraternity Friendship History Ideal International Olympic Peace Spread Struggled Throughout Understanding Universal]
The Olympic Games of the Modern Era began in 1896 in the city of Athens.
[ Athens Began City Era Games Modern Olympic]
All the guys called the Olympic Village a high-class Boy Scout camp.
[ Boy Called Camp Guys High-Class Olympic Scout Village]
In fact, at Olympic National Park in my district, they 3 years ago had 130 summer employees they brought in for temporary work. This summer they have 25 because they cannot afford more.
[ Afford Ago Because Brought Cannot District Employees Fact Had More National Olympic Park Summer Temporary Work Years]
We enter the government essentially in a hotel that is on fire. We're throwing people from the windows into the pool to save their lives and this is the evaluation of the Olympic diving committee: Well, the splash was too big.
[ Big Committee Diving Enter Essentially Evaluation Fire Government Hotel Into Lives Olympic Pool Save Splash Their Throwing Too Well Windows]
I met Jesse Owens once. He was a remarkable individual, and I have tremendous respect for what he did in the Olympics under the circumstances.
[ Circumstances Did Individual Jesse Met Olympics Once Owens Remarkable Respect Tremendous Under]
Remember before nineteen seventy two Olympic Games I was total skinny, I was small, very strong, they may be don't like to see a gymnastics like that. I don't know but, gymnastics, might. Nineteen seventy two supposed to be change somewhere.
[ Before Change Games Gymnastics Know May Might Nineteen Olympic Remember See Seventy Skinny Small Somewhere Strong Supposed Total Two Very]
Holding an Olympic Games means evoking history.
[ Evoking Games History Holding Means Olympic]
The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.
[ Conquering Essential Fighting Games Important Life Most Olympic Part Taking Thing Well Winning]
I think the Olympics could help us reach more people.
[ Could Help More Olympics Reach Think Us]
Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion.
[ Finishing Gets Oblivion Olympics Politics Second Silver]
Young people and Indian people need to know that we existed in the 20th Century. We need to know who our heroes are and to know what we have done and accomplished in this century other than what Olympic athletes Jim Thorpe and Billy Mills have done.
[ Accomplished Athletes Billy Century Done Existed Heroes Indian Jim Know Mills Need Olympic Other Our Than Thorpe Young]
Everything about the Olympics was first class, and women were treated as athletes and equals.
[ Athletes Class Equals Everything First Olympics Treated Were Women]
As an Olympic champion gymnast, I have always stayed involved in my sport.
[ Always Champion Involved Olympic Sport Stayed]
So when people go to the park this summer, they are not going to have the same quality of a visit. There is not going to be a ranger out on the trail to tell them about the important cultural and historic areas within the Olympic National Park.
[ Areas Cultural Go Going Historic Important National Olympic Out Park Quality Ranger Same Summer Tell Them Trail Visit Within]
I started in law school in '71 and graduated in '74. So I was training for the Olympics, running or averaging around 20 miles a day and going to law school full time.
[ Around Averaging Day Full Going Graduated Law Miles Olympics Running School Started Time Training]
The Olympic Games were created for the exhaltation of the individual athlete.
[ Athlete Created Games Individual Olympic Were]
Join me in Olympic Heros for Abstinence. The best sex is no sex.
[ Abstinence Best Heros Join Olympic Sex]
They didn't have college scholarships for women. Had they done that at the time, I may have stayed on for another two Olympics, but the opportunities were not available to women that they have today.
[ Another Available College Done Had May Olympics Opportunities Scholarships Stayed Time Today Two Were Women]
One of the things I learned from working on the Olympics was, the world does not need another big multimedia show.
[ Another Big Does Learned Multimedia Need Olympics Show Things Working World]
And, in nineteen seventy two Olympic Games I wasn't really going to be a star, and overnight I became a star.
[ Became Games Going Nineteen Olympic Overnight Really Seventy Star Two]
The Olympic Spirit is neither the property of one race nor of one age.
[ Age Neither Nor Olympic Property Race Spirit]
After the '96 Olympics, we all started believing that this is bigger than we thought, and we were willing to do the work. We knew that it was up to us, the players, to make soccer successful.
[ After Believing Bigger Knew Make Olympics Players Soccer Started Successful Than Thought Up Us Were Willing Work]
And I suggested to change very simple way to Olympic Games, in one competition, two different levels. Separate from, until sixteen, and after sixteen years old.
[ After Change Competition Different Games Levels Old Olympic Separate Simple Sixteen Suggested Two Until Very Way Years]
We have been actively trying to have New York City host the 2012 Olympics.
[ Actively Been City Host New Olympics Trying York]
The Olympics are coming... and it's a big problem in American politics, because the problem with holding the Olympics this fall is that we're all going to be focused on the Olympics, and it makes that window of opportunity for Gore to win the election that much smaller.
[ American Because Big Coming Election Fall Focused Going Gore Holding Makes Much Olympics Opportunity Politics Problem Smaller Win Window]
Nothing I have done professionally will top the feeling I got when singing with John Farnham at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
[ Done Feeling Games Got John Nothing Olympic Professionally Singing Sydney Top Will]
My last real race was at the Olympics in Sydney in 2000.
[ Last Olympics Race Real Sydney]
Getting to know athletes from all over the planet is a big part of the Olympic experience.
[ Athletes Big Experience Getting Know Olympic Over Part Planet]
The Olympics are a wonderful metaphor for world cooperation, the kind of international competition that's wholesome and healthy, an interplay between countries that represents the best in all of us.
[ Best Between Competition Cooperation Countries Healthy International Interplay Kind Metaphor Olympics Represents Us Wholesome Wonderful World]
As a co-chair of the State's 2010 Olympics Task Force, I am working to make sure our border crossings are ready to handle the risks and benefits the Games will bring.
[ Am Benefits Border Bring Force Games Handle Make Olympics Our Ready Risks State Sure Task Will Working]
It's different today than it was then. In those days we were strictly amateurs. If I had wanted to stay in for the '80 Olympics, my parents couldn't have afforded it.
[ Afforded Amateurs Days Different Had Olympics Parents Stay Strictly Than Then Those Today Wanted Were]
I still can't believe I won the Olympics. That's what I feel right now - completely alive as a human being. It's a really beautiful moment.
[ Alive Beautiful Being Believe Completely Feel Human Moment Now Olympics Really Right Still Won]
It's not the Olympics. It's Concord, New Hampshire, and a homecoming should reflect the community I'm part of.
[ Community Concord Hampshire Homecoming New Olympics Part Reflect Should]
Smith and Carlos aside, I object to using the Olympic awards stand to make a political statement.
[ Aside Awards Carlos Make Object Olympic Political Smith Stand Statement Using]
I planned to stop in 2002 after the Salt Lake City Olympics. I felt able to remain competitive another four years, and I wanted to stop while I'm still at the top.
[ Able After Another City Competitive Felt Four Lake Olympics Planned Remain Salt Still Stop Top Wanted While Years]
I wouldn't say that there's ever been an Olympic champion that didn't deserve to win an Olympic Gold Medal.
[ Been Champion Deserve Ever Gold Medal Olympic Say Win]
At the Olympics, you there to do a job. I feel you should take it seriously. You should be respectful. You are putting on the red-white-and-blue and going out there to perform for your country.
[ Country Feel Going Job Olympics Out Perform Putting Respectful Seriously Should Take Your]
I got beat real hard and heavy in the Olympic Games in 1968 by a guy who swam an incredible race one time in his whole life, but he did it right at the right time. I'd like to be that guy now. Maybe that's what I'm going to have to pull out of my hat to make the Olympic team.
[ Beat Did Games Going Got Guy Hard Hat Heavy His Incredible Life Make Maybe Now Olympic Out Pull Race Real Right Swam Team Time Whole]
The Olympic Games are the quadrennial celebration of the springtime of humanity.
[ Celebration Games Humanity Olympic Springtime]
The Olympics remain the most compelling search for excellence that exists in sport, and maybe in life itself.
[ Compelling Excellence Exists Itself Life Maybe Most Olympics Remain Search Sport]
And from that nineteen sixty four, this was my goal to go to Olympic Games. And I realized what does it mean, Olympic Games, like big celebration.
[ Big Celebration Does Four Games Go Goal Mean Nineteen Olympic Realized Sixty]
My Olympic voyage has continued because it is so rewarding.
[ Because Continued Olympic Rewarding Voyage]
I graduated a the top of my class in the '84 Olympic Games; I won a gold medal.
[ Class Games Gold Graduated Medal Olympic Top Won]
It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication.
[ Athlete Athletic Benefits Bring Compete Dedication Drives Enough Games Improve Inspiration Lasting Lucky Moral Olympic Only Spiritual Those Witness]
I really want to do the Olympics. Obviously, I can't let things out of the bag, so to speak.
[ Bag Obviously Olympics Out Really Speak Things Want]
People could see in me who I am now, an Olympic champ, the best in the world.
[ Am Best Champ Could Now Olympic See World]
The Olympic Games is the ultimate level of competition.
[ Competition Games Level Olympic Ultimate]
I always thought, it would be neat to make the Olympic team.
[ Always Make Neat Olympic Team Thought Would]
What I can tell them is the way you become an Olympic champion is to start working now. I tell them why it's always worth it to put the time and effort into something you want to be good at.
[ Always Become Champion Effort Good Into Now Olympic Put Something Start Tell Them Time Want Way Why Working Worth]
Past Olympians have a continuing role within the Olympic family.
[ Continuing Family Olympians Olympic Past Role Within]
I've reached out to other mayors throughout the United States to form an Olympic Task Force of Mayors, and to community leaders, Congress, and businesspeople. As thousands of people around the country join the movement, it gets more and more exciting.
[ Around Community Congress Country Exciting Force Form Gets Join Leaders Mayors More Movement Olympic Other Out Reached States Task Thousands Throughout United]
Of course, most people remember that I received the first perfect 10 in Olympic gymnastics competition.
[ Competition Course First Gymnastics Most Olympic Perfect Received Remember]
In sports, people reach their peak very early. You have to move on. I don't know if I will ever surpass what I did at the Olympics, but I'm still doing the work I always wanted to do.
[ Always Did Doing Early Ever Know Move Olympics Peak Reach Sports Still Surpass Their Very Wanted Will Work]
My goal is one Olympic gold medal. Not many people in this world can say, 'I'm an Olympic gold medalist.'
[ Goal Gold Many Medal Olympic Say World]