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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.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Olympic_Games_host_cities

This is a list of host cities of the Olympic Games, both summer and winter, since the modern Olympics began in 1896. Since then, summer games have usually – but not always – celebrated a four-year period known as an Olympiad. There have been 29 Summer Olympic Games held in 23 cities, and 22 ...

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It is in this spirit that the Olympic Games are held and celebrated. THE SUMMER GAMES AND THE WINTER GAMES. The Olympic Games include the Games of ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-modern-olympics-is-held

On this day in History, First modern Olympics is held on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more about what happened today on History.

teacher.scholastic.com/activities/athens_games/modern.htm

The first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece — a fitting place to rekindle the spirit of the early Greek Games. Coubertin remained ...

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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 ...

www.topendsports.com/events/summer/hosts/list.htm

A list of all the cities that have hosted the Olympic Games. ... You may notice that the Olympiad is still counted even when there were no Games held. See also ...

www.independent.co.uk/sport/olympics/google-doodle-120th-anniversary-of-first-modern-olympics-games-a6970476.html

Apr 5, 2016 ... Today marks the 120th anniversary of the modern incarnation of the ancient ... The 1948 Olympics Games were held in London and became ...

amhistory.si.edu/sports/exhibit/olympians/first

Frenchman Pierre de Coubertin assembled the first International Olympic Committee and organized the first modern Olympic Games, held in Athens in 1896.

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Apr 5, 2016 ... The first modern Olympic Games began in Athens, Greece, on April 6, 1896. They were held in the Panathenaic Stadium. Spyridon "Spyro" ...