Where Were the First Olympic Games Held?

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According to historical records, the first Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece in 776 BC. They were usually held every four years until 394 AD, when they were suppressed by Theodosius I.
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It depends on what time period you are looking at. Modern (summer) Olympics are held every four years around the world - for example, in 2008, it was in Beijing, China, and in 2012,
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The first Modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece in 1896 (also known as the 1st Olympiad.
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The first Olympics games were held at Olympia in Greece in 776BC.
There are many countries which have hosted the Olympic Games. Some of the countries are: China, Greece, Australia, Spain, Italy and Japan. These countries hosted the games in 2008, 2004, 2000, 1992, 1960 and 1964 respectively. The next Olympics will be held in London in 2012.
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