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The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading international ..... The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi were the most expensive Olympic Games in history, costing in excess o...

The Olympic Games - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of The Olympic Games, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

History - Ancient Olympic Games - Olympics

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Getty. According to historical records, the first ancient Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC. They were dedicated to the Olympian gods and were ...

Brief History of the Olympic Games - Nostos.com

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Brief History of the Olympic Games. Ancient Olympic Games: Chronology of athletic events added to the Olympic Games: Myths and the Olympic Games: Pelops ...

Origin and History of the Olympic Games | Go for the Gold Student ...

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Origin and History of the Olympic Games From Grolier Online's New Book of Knowledge. The Rise of the Games The Olympic Games originated long ago in ...

The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games - Penn Museum

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A history of the Olympic Games from Ancient to Modern.

Olympic Games, brief History of the Olympics - Athens

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According to the Greek history, the first Olympic Games in the Greek Antiquity can be traced back to the 776 BC. The games were dedicated to the 12 Olympian ...

The Olympic Games [ushistory.org]

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The Olympic Games. ... in a chariot race. If he lost the race, he would lose his head. Read about the outcome of the race, as well as other Olympic historical facts.

BBC - Primary History - Ancient Greeks - The Olympic Games

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The Olympic Games began over 2,700 years ago in Olympia, in southwest Greece. The Games were part of a religious festival. The Greek Olympics, thought to ...

The Origin of the Olympic Games - PBS

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According to tradition the first Olympics took place in 776 BC. While one legends claims the games were established by Heracles (Hercules), who brought a ...

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