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.
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 History Behind the Modern Olympic Games. The Olympic Games have a
long history dating back to Ancient Greece, where it became a huge festive ...
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.
Marathon runners train for the first modern Olympic games in 1896 ... The Games
reached their high point on Day 11 with the first modern-day marathon.
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,
The fact is that the modern Olympics owe their birth and their model and, .... On
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In 1894, a French educator Baron Pierre de Coubertin, proposed a revival of the
ancient tradition, and thus the modern-day Olympic Summer Games were born.