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Olympic History: 10 Things the Olympic Games Have Made Popular

Throughout Olympic history, technology has pushed boundaries before hitting the mainstream

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As we start the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, it’s worth reflecting on the fact that the Olympic games deliver more than just entertainment, competition and national pride.

olympic-history-10-things-the-olympic-games-have-made-popularThe technical and logistical challenges of hosting these massive events and sharing the results with billions of people worldwide have resulted in innovations that find their way into our everyday lives.

Technology and a rethinking of current way we do things doesn’t always start with the Olympics, but the scale of the competition and the massive audience often results in it being perfected and hitting the mainstream. Here are 10 things the Olympic Games have made popular.

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