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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Games

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

stillmed.olympic.org/Documents/Reports/EN/en_report_668.pdf

THE MODERN OLYMPIC GAMES. INTRODUCTION. 4. HISTORY. It was Pierre de Coubertin of France who dreamt up this ambitious project, although others ...

www.olympic.org/athens-1896

The Athens 1896 Summer Olympic Games (April 6-15) marked the birth of the Modern Olympics. Find videos, photos, results, medals, gold medalists & athletes.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-modern-olympic-games

On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more about what happened today on History.

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

Learn about how the modern Olympics began and evolved into what the games are today. Includes links to other activities, historical photos, and a teacher's ...

www.olympics.mu/history-behind-modern-olympic-games.html

The Olympic Games have a long history dating back to Ancient Greece, where it became a huge festive celebration. The modern Olympic Games preserve the ...

www.olympics.mu/modern-olympic-games.html

The Olympic Games have come a long way and the Modern Olympic Games committees have added a lot more events than the ancient Greek Olympics of the  ...

www.independent.co.uk/sport/olympics/google-doodle-120th-anniversary-of-first-modern-olympics-games-a6970476.html

Apr 5, 2016 ... Today marks the 120th anniversary of the modern incarnation of the ancient Olympic Games which were staged in Athens in 1896. Only 14 ...

amhistory.si.edu/sports/exhibit/olympians/first

view larger. All participants in the first modern Olympics received a bronze medal designed by Belgian sculptor Godefroid Devreese (1861–1940). First-place ...