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.
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 ...
Official Olympic coverage of the Rio 2016 Summer Games, 5-21 August.
Schedule and results, plus record-breaking performances from the world's top
Apr 5, 2016 ... Today marks the 120th anniversary of the modern incarnation of the ... by local
doctor William Penny Brookes and is still held to this day.
Official list of all summer, winter and historical Olympic sports. Learn about the
disciplines, sports and ... Modern Pentathlon · Rowing · Rugby · Sailing ·
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 ...
The Olympics: A Guide to Reference Sources (Main Reading Room, Library of
The Modern Olympics The modern revival of the Olympic games is due in a large
measure to the efforts of Pierre, baron de Coubertin, of France. They.
Most particularly, from its inception, modern Olympic advocates have trumpeted
... The fact is that the modern Olympics owe their birth and their model and,
ultimately, their success foremost to England. .... Drying Rice Paper Photo of the