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Tsukanova E.G., Germanov G.N., Yakimovich V.S. Historiography of terminology development in the Olympic and Paralympic movement

Historiography of terminology development in the Olympic and Paralympic movement
Ekaterina Gennadyevna Tsukanova, the candidate of pedagogical sciences, Company “Vi Realty”, Moscow; Gennady Nikolaevich Germanov, the doctor of pedagogical sciences, professor, Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism, Moscow; Victor Stepanovich Yakimovich, the doctor of pedagogical sciences, professor, Volgograd State Academy of Physical Culture

The body of laws and regulations governing the Olympic movement is concentrated in the Olympic Charter. All participants in the international Olympic movement are required to comply with the provisions of the Olympic Charter. Very often, in violation of the Olympic Charter, the Olympic Games are called “Olympics”. They say and write: “Winter Olympics in Sochi”, “Olympics – 2014”, “Summer Olympics in Moscow”. It is the responsibility of the National Olympic Committees to eliminate the inconsistency in terminology. The study traced the chronology of the formation of conceptual and legal terms used in the Olympic Charter. Methodological recommendations on the use of terminology in the Olympic and Paralympic movement are given.
Keywords: Olympiad, Olympic Games, Games of the Olympiad, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Charter.
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