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 first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient
birthplace of Athens. The Games attracted athletes from 14 nations, with 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.
The modern Olympic Games are named for athletic ... in AD 394 but were revived
and made international in 1896.
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 ...
After 1500 years with no Olympics, the modern Olympic Games were established.
Learn how and why the Games began again.
Apr 5, 2016 ... Today marks the 120th anniversary of the modern incarnation of the ancient
Olympic Games which were staged in Athens in 1896. Only 14 ...
The Modern Olympic Games were founded in 1894, when French educationist ...
The International Olympic Committee was created by Pierre de Coubertin and ...
"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 ...