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The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are the leading ..... The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi were the most expensive Olympic Games in history, costing in excess of US$50 bi...

History - Ancient Olympic Games - Olympics

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Getty. According to historical records, the first ancient Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC. They were dedicated to the Olympian gods and were ...

The Olympic Games - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of The Olympic Games, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

Origin and History of the Olympic Games | Go for the Gold Student ...

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Read about history of the Olympics, which began in Ancient Greece. Includes links to other activities, historical photos, and a teacher's guide to help students ...

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Aug 7, 2011 ... The history of the olympics from ancient times to today.

BBC - Primary History - Ancient Greeks - The Olympic Games

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BBC Primary History - Ancient Greeks - The Olympic Games. ... The Greek Olympics, thought to have begun in 776 BC, inspired the modern Olympic Games  ...

Olympics Timeline: Ancient Greece - 1940s - Infoplease

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A history of the Olympic Games: From ancient Greece to the present day.

All About The Olympic Games - FAQs for Kids! - Activity Village

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Learn all about the Olympic Games with this fun page, written to appeal to children and link to the printable and craft activities already at Activity Village.

The Olympic Games [ushistory.org]

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The Olympic Games. ... in a chariot race. If he lost the race, he would lose his head. Read about the outcome of the race, as well as other Olympic historical facts.

History of the Olympics - Creating the Modern Games

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After 1500 years with no Olympics, the modern Olympic Games were established. Learn how and why the Games began again.

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Ancient Olympic Games, First Olympics in Olympia Greece

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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.

Brief History of the Olympic Games - Nostos.com

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Hercules myth: The Importance of the Olympic Games: The Importance of Ancient Greek Athletics The Religious Aspects of the Ancient Olympic Games

The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games - Penn Museum

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A history of the Olympic Games from Ancient to Modern. ... The ancient Olympic Games were primarily a part of a religious festival in honor of Zeus, the father of ...