The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are the
leading ... The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer and
Winter Games alternating by occurring every four y...
Games) and the Olympic Winter Games. The first edition of the modern. Summer
Games was held in 1896 in Athens (Greece), and the first Olympic.
On this day in History, First modern Olympics is held on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more
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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 ...
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 ...
Frenchman Pierre de Coubertin assembled the first International Olympic
Committee and organized the first modern Olympic Games, held in Athens in
Nov 17, 2015 ... The Olympic Games took their name from the Greek city of Olympia and though
there were important athletic competitions held in other Greek ...
Apr 7, 2016 ... The modern Olympic Games' 120th anniversary has been marked with a ... The
Ancient Olympic Games were athletic festivals held every four ...
The first Modern Olympics were finally held in 1896 and attracted athletes from
fourteen nations of the world. At the first Modern Olympic Games in 1896 that ...
Apr 6, 2012 ... An estimated 60,000 spectators witnessed the opening ceremonies of the first
modern Olympic Games, held in Athens, Greece, on April 6, 1896 ...