The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading
international ... Their creation was inspired by the ancient Olympic Games, which
were held in Olympia, Greece, from the 8t...
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more
about what happened today on History.
THE MODERN OLYMPIC GAMES. INTRODUCTION. 4. HISTORY. It was Pierre
de Coubertin of France who dreamt up this ambitious project, although others ...
The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient
birthplace of Athens. The Games attracted athletes from 14 nations, with the
After 1500 years with no Olympics, the modern Olympic Games were established.
Learn how and why the Games began again.
"I hereby proclaim the opening of the first International Olympic Games at Athens.
" With these words on April 6, 1896, King George I of Greece welcomed the ...
As London gets set to host the XXXth Olympiad, acclaimed sportswriter Frank
Deford connects the modern Games to their unlikely origin—in rural England.
All participants in the first modern Olympics received a bronze medal ... He
sought to capture that spirit in the modern Olympics and made the Games an ...
A history of the Olympic Games from Ancient to Modern.
The modern Olympic Games are named for athletic ... in AD 394 but were revived
and made international in 1896.