The Olympic Games is a major international event featuring thousands of athletes competing in summer and winter sports. The first modern games where held in 1896.
Olympics Fun Facts. The early Olympic Games were celebrated as a religious
festival from 776 B.C. until 393 A.D., when the games were banned for being a ...
2016 U.S. Olympic Team Fun Facts. The 558-member team is comprised of 264
men and 294 women, marking the most women who have competed for any ...
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Held every four years, in honor of the Greek God Zeus, records show the Ancient
Olympic Games began in 776 BC in Olympia and weren't halted until 394 AD.
Aug 5, 2016 ... The 31st modern Summer Olympics' opening ceremony will be held in Rio de
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The modern Olympic Games are the leading international sporting event
featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes
Aug 8, 2016 ... In celebration of the start of the 31st Olympics, which are being held in Rio de
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