The Olympic Games is a major international event featuring thousands of athletes competing in summer and winter sports. The first modern games where held in 1896.
Olympics Fun Facts. The early Olympic Games were celebrated as a religious
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Held every four years, in honor of the Greek God Zeus, records show the Ancient
Olympic Games began in 776 BC in Olympia and weren't halted until 394 AD.
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The modern Olympic Games are the leading international sporting event
featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes
The Olympics was one of four all-Greek (Pan Hellenic) games. Even though the
games were named after Mount Olympus they weren't played there. Instead they
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