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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.

1896 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia

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The 1896 Summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, was the first international Olympic Games held in modern history. Organised by the ...

First modern Olympics is held - Apr 06, 1896 - HISTORY.com

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

First modern Olympic Games - Apr 06, 1896 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more about what happened today on History.

The First Modern Olympics: Athens, 1896 - Infoplease

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"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 ...

Modern Olympic Games | Go for the Gold Student Activity - Scholastic

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Learn about how the modern Olympics began and evolved into what the games are today. Includes links to other activities, historical photos, and a teacher's ...

Athens 1896 Summer Olympics - results & video highlights

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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 largest ...

How did the Modern Olympics Begin? (with pictures)

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Dec 21, 2016 ... The modern Olympics were first held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. They began after decades of increased interest in reviving the ancient games.

When did the Olympics start? | Reference.com

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The modern Olympic Games began in Athens, Greece, in 1896. ... de Coubertin's successful efforts to restart a consistent Olympic Games in the late 19th century ...

the olympic games - Global Issues in Language Education

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wanted to restart the games. He believed the. Olympic Games could contribute to world peace and international friendship. Thanks to him, the first modern ...