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 o...
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 ...
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 ...
A history of the Olympic Games from Ancient to Modern.
A history of the Olympic Games: From ancient Greece to the present day.
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 Olympic Games. ... The modern Olympic games began in 1896. ... Read
about the outcome of the race, as well as other Olympic historical facts.
Jul 1, 2012 ... The history and origins of the Olympic Games take us back into the past of
Ancient Greece and the legends of the heroic athletes visiting the city ...
After 1500 years with no Olympics, the modern Olympic Games were established.
Learn how and why the Games began again.
The Ancient Greek Olympics. In 776 B.C.E, about three thousand years ago, the
first Olympic Games took place. Originally, the games were part of a religious ...