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.
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 ...
The Modern Olympic Games From Grolier Online's New Book of Knowledge. The
revival of the Olympic Games began with Baron Pierre de Coubertin ...
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.
The modern Olympic Games preserve the basic traditions that originated during
... especially after the Games started to receive media coverage and corporate ...
Ancient Greece was the birthplace of the Ancient Olympic Games. ... Baron Pierre
de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic Games, said “The most ...
"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.