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.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading
international .... On the last day of the Congress, it was decided that the first
Olympic Games to come under the auspices ...
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more
about what happened today on History.
“The Olympic Games in Antiquity”], and the first modern Games, in 1896, ... In
ancient times, the Games were held first on one day, and finally over five days.
Learn about how the modern Olympics began and evolved into what the games
are today. Includes links to other activities, historical photos, and a teacher's ...
The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient
birthplace of Athens. The Games attracted athletes from 14 nations, with the
The modern Olympic Games preserve the basic traditions that originated during
the Ancient Games, such as the opening, closing, and victors ceremonies.
The fact is that the modern Olympics owe their birth and their model and,
ultimately, their success foremost to England. .... Before the Portrait Photo of the
The Sports: In the Ancient Greek Olympics there were only ten sports while in
modern day Olympics there are substantially more. Still, as in the modern games,
Apr 5, 2016 ... Five things you didn't know about the first modern Olympic Games ... devised by
local doctor William Penny Brookes and is still held to this day.