The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading
international .... The truce did allow those religious pilgrims who were travelling to
Olympia to pass through warring ... ...
On this day in History, First modern Olympics is held on Apr 06, 1896. ... Those
judges did the rest of the world a favor, however,. ... warships to begin the
sustained air strikes and naval bombardments ordered by President Nixon in
response to ...
The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient
birthplace of Athens. The Games attracted athletes from 14 nations, with the
The modern Olympics were first held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. They began after
decades of increased interest in reviving the ancient games. Various ...
Apr 5, 2016 ... Today marks the 120th anniversary of the modern incarnation of the ... in
Shropshire began hosting its own annual local Olympics in 1850.
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 ...
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 ...
Olympics Games is one of the most prestigious athletic events of that happen
after a gap of 4 years. These games are based on the Ancient Greek games that
Aug 5, 2016 ... The modern Olympics, as organized by the International Olympics Committee,
began in Athens in 1896, 120 years ago. While many of the ...
Apr 6, 2016 ... Today's Google Doodle marks the start of the first ever Summer ... Google Doodle
: First modern olympic games and how Britain made it global.