In her final Olympiad, Khorkina was once again a favorite, but lost to Patterson by .176.
The Moscow Olympiad in 1980 was boycotted partially, not revoked.
Mustering a coalition of disapproval for the World Cup should be much easier than it would be for an Olympiad.
late 14c., "period of four years" (between Olympic games), from Old French olimpiade "period of four years," from Latin Olympiadem, from Greek olympiados, genitive of Olympias (see Olympic). Used by ancient Greeks as a unit in computing time. Revived in modern usage with revival of the games, 1896.