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 modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading
international .... Greek interest in reviving the Olympic Games began with the
Greek War of Independence from the Ottoman E...
However, it was not until 1892 that a young French baron, Pierre de Coubertin,
seriously proposed reviving the Olympics as a major international competition ...
The Modern Olympic Games From Grolier Online's New Book of Knowledge. The
revival of the Olympic Games began with Baron Pierre de Coubertin ...
The modern Games are secular, unlike the ancient Games which were ... When
Coubertin revived the Olympic Games, only summer sports were included.
The revival of the ancient Olympic Games. "The idea of the revival of Olympic
Games was not a passing fancy: it was the logical ... Modern Olympic Games:
May 19, 2004 ... ATHENS — Most true sports fans know that the Olympics were brought back to
life in Athens in 1896 by the enthusiastic young Frenchman ...
Apr 7, 2016 ... The modern Olympic Games' 120th anniversary has been marked with a Google
Doodle, but while the Games themselves are recognised all ...
Pierre de Coubertin on Reviving the Olympic Games ... and thus to enable them
better to fulfill the educational role incumbent upon them in the modern world.
Aug 1, 2012 ... The first modern Olympic Games were established out of a desire to revive the
tradition of athletic competition in ancient Greece that had been ...