The 1896 Summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, was the first international Olympic Games held ...
The Olympic Games were a series of athletic competitions among representatives of city-states and one of the Panhellenic Games of Ancient Greece. They were held in honor of Zeus, and the Greeks gave them a mythological origin. The first Olympics is traditionally dated to 776 BC.
The Athens 1896 Summer Olympic Games (April 6-15) marked the birth of the Modern Olympics. Find videos, photos, results, medals, gold medalists & athletes.
On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games are held in Athens, Greece, with athletes from 14 countries participating. The International Olympic Committee ...
The first Olympic Games took place in 776 BC in Olympia. Read the history of the Olympics, including rituals and origins of the ancient Greek Olympics.
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more about what happened today on History.
The first written records of the ancient Olympic Games date to 776 B.C., when a cook named Coroebus won the only event–a 192-meter footrace called the stade ...
Apr 5, 2016 ... Today marks the 120th anniversary of the modern incarnation of the ancient Olympic Games which were staged in Athens in 1896. Only 14 ...