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 sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions ...
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.
The original Olympic Games were celebrated as a religious festival from 776 B.C.
... The idea was enthusiastically received and the Modern Olympics were born.
Aug 4, 2016 ... Global News takes a look at some interesting facts about the modern Olympics.
The Summer Olympic Games or the 'Games of the Olympiad' were first held ...
The Modern Olympic Games are based on the Olympic Games of Ancient Greece
Jul 24, 2012 ... In fact, London will become the first city to ever host a modern Olympics three
times. In addition to that record, London also has the honor of ...
Get all the facts on HISTORY.com. ... The first modern Olympics took place in
1896 in Athens, and featured 280 participants from 13 nations, competing in 43 ...
The modern Olympic Games are the leading international sporting event
featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes
Feb 5, 2016 ... To get you in shape for the 2016 Olympics in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro,
here are 16 facts about the marquee event.