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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.

Summer Olympic Games - Wikipedia


The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad first held in 1896, is an .... The modern Olympic Games were founded in 1894 when Pierre de ...

Olympic Games Timeline | HistoryOnTheNet


6 days ago ... 1896, Athens Greece, First Modern Olympic Games, The first modern Olympic games was held in Athens, Greece. All winners were presented ...

Olympics Timeline: Ancient Greece - 1940s - Infoplease


A history of the Olympic Games: From ancient Greece to the present day. ... Olympics Timeline. From ancient Greece to the ... The first modern Olympic Games.

Modern Olympic Timeline – History By Zim


Aug 2, 2012 ... Here is a timeline for some of the major events in modern Olympic years: 1896. Athens hosts the first modern Olympics, with 14 countries ...

Modern Olympic Games Timeline - Zappas.org


A timeline of the notable events that led to and supported the revival of the Olympic Games in modern times. Incorporates the founder of the modern Olympic  ...

Chronology – Chronology of Olympic Games, Olympics Timeline


The Modern Olympic Games began from the year 1896 and were held in Athens, Greece, the place of birth of Olympics. It was the efforts of French educator ...

Olympic Games Timeline - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Orsippos is the first athlete to discard his loincloth at the Olympic Games, establishing the convention for athletes to compete naked. 720 BCE. The dolichos ...

Olympic Games | Winter Summer Past and Future Olympics


Access official videos, photos and news from all summer, winter, past and future Olympic Games - London 2012, Sochi 2014, Rio 2016, Pyeongchang 2018...

First modern Olympic Games - Apr 06, 1896 - HISTORY.com


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