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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.

Olympic Games - Wikipedia


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...

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


However, it was not until 1892 that a young French baron, Pierre de Coubertin, seriously proposed reviving the Olympics as a major international competition ...

Modern Olympic Games | Go for the Gold Student Activity - Scholastic


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 olyMpic GaMes - Olympics

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The modern Games are secular, unlike the ancient Games which were ... When Coubertin revived the Olympic Games, only summer sports were included.

revival of Olympic Games


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:

An Olympic score to settle: Who revived the modern 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 ...

How a tiny British town revived the first modern Olympic Games ...


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


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.

The First Modern Olympics | National Endowment for the Humanities


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 ...