The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are the
leading ... Their creation was inspired by the ancient Olympic Games, which were
held in Olympia, Greece, from the 8th century ...
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more
about what happened today on History.
Origin and History of the Olympic Games ... The first modern Olympic Games
were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece — a fitting place to rekindle the spirit of 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.
"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 ...
The modern Olympic Games are named for athletic ... in AD 394 but were revived
and made international in 1896.
The Modern Olympic Games were founded in 1894, when French educationist ...
The International Olympic Committee was created by Pierre de Coubertin and ...
The Olympic Games are the world's biggest sporting spectacle. They are divided
into a summer ... OLYMPICS. WHO INVENTED THE MODERN OLYMPICS?
... conquered the Greeks, outlawed them. The modern Olympic games began in
1896. ... At the Olympics, the winners received wreaths made of olive leaves.
Google Doodle: First modern olympic games and how Britain made it global. Amy
Willis for Metro.co.ukWednesday 6 Apr 2016 9:28 am. Google Doodle: History ...