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The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are the leading international sporting event featuring summer and winter sports ...

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 ...

History - Ancient Olympics - First Olympic Games History from Olympia

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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.

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

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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 ...

Brief History of the Olympic Games - Nostos

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The Olympic Games begun at Olympia in Greece in 776 BC. The Greek calendar was based on the Olympiad, the four-year period between games. The games ...

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The Olympic Games are the world's biggest sporting spectacle. They are divided into a summer and winter Games, held every four years by a single city.

BBC - Primary History - Ancient Greeks - The Olympic Games

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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 to ...

Olympic Games - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

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The biggest sporting event on the planet is coming to Rio de Janeiro. Join the world in gearing up for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games (5-21 Aug).

Olympic games Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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Olympic games premier athletic meeting of ancient Greece, and, in modern times, series of international sports contests. The Olympics of Ancient...

The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games - Penn Museum

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The ancient Olympic Games were primarily a part of a religious festival in honor of Zeus, the father of the Greek gods and goddesses. The festival and the games  ...

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The Olympic Games is a major international event featuring thousands of athletes competing in summer and winter sports. The first modern games where held in 1896.
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