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 Olympic Games were a series of athletic competitions among
representatives of city-states .... The Olympic games were held to be one of the
two central rituals in Ancient Greece, the other being...
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.
On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games are held in Athens, Greece,
with athletes from 14 countries participating. The International Olympic
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 ...
The ancient Olympics were held every four years between August 6 and
September 19 during a religious festival honoring Zeus. The Games were named
The first recorded Olympic Games were held at Olympia in the Greek city-state of
Elis in 776 B.C., but it is generally accepted that the Olympics were at least 500 ...
The first ancient Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece, which is a
sanctuary on the Peloponnesos peninsula. The site and the games were sacred
The ancient Greeks loved competition of all sorts. Each year, the various city-
states of Greece sent athletes to festivals of games, which were held to honor the
The Greek Olympics, thought to have begun in 776 BC, inspired the modern
Olympic Games (begun in 1896) The Games were held in honour of Zeus, king of