The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are the
leading .... This feeling was shared by many of the athletes, who even demanded
that Athens be the permanent Olympic host city....
While athletes train most of their lives preparing for the Olympics, the actual
games only last for 16 days. During these exciting days, 300 events take place in
How many days are left until the Olympic Games? ... We are now waiting for the
Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games and the ...
Jul 24, 2012 ... Although the events of the Olympics are ephemeral, the games last only 17 days,
the infrastructure that supports the olympic games is more ...
The last four Olympic Games (2002 and 2006 Winter Games, 2004 and 2008
Summer Games) have lasted 17 days.
Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will be held in Rio de Janeiro Brazil on Aug 5-21
Official ... Rio 2016 Emblem Rio de Janeiro 2016 5th August - 21st August. DAYS
2016 Olympics countdown, days until Olympic Games on Friday, 5 August 2016
in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 2016 Olympics countdown widget, design your own ...
many references to this legacy of Greek Antiquity: › The Games ... In ancient times
, the Games were held first on one day, and finally over five days. Today the ...
In 1992 the schedule changed, and these days the winter and summer games
alternate by two years. The last Summer Olympic Games were in London 2012 ...
Ancient Olympics in Olympia Greece. ... Next the competitors would proceed to
the Altis a sacred olive-grove and go to one of the many alters. .... Thirty days
prior to the olympic games athletes were required to gather at Elis for preliminary