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...
According to historical records, the first ancient Olympic Games can be traced
back to 776 BC. They were dedicated to Olympian gods and staged in Olympia.
According to some literary traditions, this was the only athletic event of the games
for the first 13 Olympic festivals or until 724 BC. From 776 BC, the Games were ...
On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games are held in Athens, Greece,
with athletes from 14 countries participating. The International Olympic
The Olympic Games began over 2,700 years ago in Olympia, in southwest
Greece. The Games were part of a religious festival. The Greek Olympics, thought
The first ancient Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece, which is a
sanctuary on the Peloponnesos peninsula. The site and the games were sacred
The Rise of the Games The Olympic Games originated long ago in ancient
Greece. Exactly when the Games were first held and what circumstances led to
The Competitors. Discus The discus was one of the original events in the ancient
Olympic games. ... First, there were the four types of running events. Distances ...
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 ...
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Mar 13, 2012 ... The history of first Olympic Games, Athens, 1896 - Events and winners.