2016 Rio Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading
international .... The origin of the Olympics is shrouded in mystery and legend;
one of the most popular myths identifies ....
Origin and History of the Olympic Games From Grolier Online's New Book of
Knowledge. The Rise of the Games The Olympic Games originated long ago in ...
Find out more about the history of The Olympic Games, including videos,
interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. ... The Olympic Games,
which originated in ancient Greece as many as 3,000 years ago, ... Did You
Though there are many myths that detail the events leading to the creation of the
Olympics, based on the records, the first Olympic Games were held in 776 B.C. ...
A history of the Olympic Games from Ancient to Modern. ... The festival and the
games were held in Olympia (see 'Did you know' in the glossary), a rural ...
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 tradition the first Olympics took place in 776 BC. While one legends
claims the games were established by Heracles (Hercules), who brought a ...
The Olympic Games. ... Each contestant threw the javelin, did the long jump,
wrestled, ran a foot race, and threw the discus. The person who had the best
Jul 1, 2012 ... The history and origins of the Olympic Games take us back into the past ... myths
regarding the origin of the Games are recounted by the Greek .... is time that the
world recognised what the Hellenes did, over a century ago but