The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading
international .... Greek interest in reviving the Olympic Games began with the
Greek War of Independence from the Ottoman E...
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. ... With the
Renaissance, Europe began a long fascination with ancient Greek culture, and ...
Olympic Games. With this purpose, he founded the International Olympic ... “The
Olympic Games in Antiquity”], and the first modern Games, in 1896, featured.
Concise biography of Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympics, who
organized the Olympic games in Athens in 1896.
As the Games return to London, it's worth remembering that they may not exist at
all ... the Shropshire sod “really was the founder of the modern Olympic Games.
The modern Olympic Games preserve the basic traditions that originated during
... especially after the Games started to receive media coverage and corporate ...
Aug 3, 2016 ... The IOC only started lighting symbolic fires in 1928, and the torch made its debut
in 1936 Berlin Games. You know, the games that were hosted ...
Highlights of the Modern Games. One of the most dramatic feats of the Olympics
was the triumph of the United ... States, which had been formed from 11 of the
former Soviet republics.
Apr 5, 2016 ... Five things you didn't know about the first modern Olympic Games ... The village
of Wenlock in Shropshire began hosting its own annual local ...
Mar 7, 2008 ... Submitted by: Norbert Müller The Origin of the Idea of Peace in the Modern
Olympic Movement The Olympic Games took place in ancient ...