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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Games

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

www.olympic.org/ancient-olympic-games/history

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.

www.history.com/topics/olympic-games

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

teacher.scholastic.com/activities/athens_games/history.htm

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 ...

www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/history-olympic-games

The earliest reliable date that recorded history gives for the first Olympics is 776 B.C., although virtually all historians presume that the Games began well before ...

www.penn.museum/sites/olympics/olympicorigins.shtml

A history of the Olympic Games from Ancient to Modern.

www.britannica.com/sports/Olympic-Games

Sep 15, 2017 ... Olympic Games, athletic festival that originated in ancient Greece and was ... Just how far back in history organized athletic contests were held ...

www.athensguide.org/olympics-history.html

A brief History the first Olympic Games that can be traced back to the 776 BC until their revival in the 1996 Olympics in Athens and the latest ones in London 2012.

www.olympics.mu

The history of the Olympic Games is full of legends and interesting facts.