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Australia is a sport minded nation and the Olympic Games are an internationally recognised and accepted meeting of athletes in the spirit of competition at the highest level. Australia has competed at all of the modern Olympics.

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Q: Why does Australia participate in the Olympics?
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Why do the Australia and Antarctica continents cannot participate in Olympics?

I don't know about Australia, but Antarctica cannot participate because it has no real residents. The only people that live there are only living there temporarily and only to do scientific research. To participate in the olympics, a county must have some permanent residents to participate in all the events.

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In what?? If olympics 203 and 99 from usa and 2 from australia

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Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, South America, and North America.

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How many countries will participate in 2012 olympics?

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How many countries currently participate in the Olympics?

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What age can you participate modern U.S Olympics?

You can participate in the U.S Olympics at the age of 12.

How many nations will participate in the Sochi 2014 Olympics?

88 nations will participate in the 2014 Olympics.

How many Olympics did Michael Phelps participate?

Michael Phelps is currently in his 4th Olympics. He started when he was 15 at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia, then he went to Athens, Greece in 2004, Beijing in 2008, and now London, England in 2012.

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It was in 1900 when women were allowed to participate in the Olympics. The 1900 Summer Olympics were held in Paris, France.

How many events can the men participate in for the summer Olympics?

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Dose the Vatican participate in the Olympics?

Vatican City does not have a National Olympic Committee and, therefore, does not participate in the Olympics.

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Did Nova Kneebone participate in 1996 Olympics?

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Is Australia in the Olympics?

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Did Martin Brodeur ever participate in the Olympics?

Yes, in 1998, 2002, 2006, and he has been selected to participate in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

What year did Canada first participate in the Olympics?

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How old to participate in the Olympics?

you have to be 16 or going on 16 the year of the Olympics!

Is New Zealand in the Para Olympics?

Yes we do participate in the para Olympics

When and where were the Olympics in Australia?

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Is Australia in 2008 Beijing Olympics?

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When did Germany participate in the Olympics?

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