The first recorded ancient Olympic Games took place in 776 B.C. on the plains of Olympia, Greece. The first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896 in Athens,...
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.
The Heraea Games, the first recorded competition for women in the Olympic
Stadium, were held as early as the sixth century BC. It originally consisted of foot
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.
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On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games are held in Athens, Greece,
with athletes from 14 countries participating. The International Olympic
The Athens 1896 Summer Olympic Games (April 6-15) marked the birth of the
Modern Olympics Find videos photos results medals gold medalists & athletes.
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
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more
about what happened today on History.
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