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...
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 ...
A history of the Olympic Games from Ancient to Modern.
A brief History the first Olympic Games that can be traced back to the 776 BC until
their revival in the 1996 Olympics in Athens and the latest ones in London ...
Jul 1, 2012 ... The history and origins of the Olympic Games take us back into the past of
Ancient Greece and the legends of the heroic athletes visiting the city ...
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
A history of the Olympic Games: From ancient Greece to the present day.
Feb 17, 2011 ... Dr Stephen Instone looks at the history of this ancient sporting event. ... What
were the ancient Olympics like, and how different were they from ...
Part ofKS2 History. The Greeks loved sport and the Olympic Games were the
biggest sporting event in the ancient calendar. The Olympic Games began over ...
The Ancient Greek Olympics. In 776 B.C.E, about three thousand years ago, the
first Olympic Games took place. Originally, the games were part of a religious ...