2016 Rio Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading
international ... The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer
and Winter Games alternating by occurring ev...
On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games are held in Athens, Greece,
with ... America's James Connolly became the first modern Olympic champion
when he won the .... Those judges did the rest of the world a favor, however,. ...
Navy warships to begin the sustained air strikes and naval bombardments
ordered by ...
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. ... The
ancient Olympics, held every four years, occurred during a religious festival
honoring the Greek god Zeus. ... With the Renaissance, Europe began a long
fascination with ancient Greek .... Those judges did the rest of the world a favor,
Summer Olympics moments of Mexico City. ... The birth of the modern Olympic
Games. by John Gettings. Marathon runners train for the first modern Olympic
games in 1896 ... Did you know? ... Distance Calculator · Periodic Table ·
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The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient ... the
triple jump to become the first Olympic champion in more than 1,500 years.
The Ancient Olympic Games began in Greece in 776 BCE, but the Roman
Emperor Theodosius I put a stop to them in 393 CE. The modern Olympic Games
The first modern Olympic Games occurred in the year of 1896. These games took
place in Athens, Greece. There were athletes from 14 different nations in ...
Apr 5, 2016 ... Five things you didn't know about the first modern Olympic Games ... Wenlock in
Shropshire began hosting its own annual local Olympics in 1850. ... to work
towards establishing a new form of Olympic Games every four years.
Dec 21, 2016 ... The first modern Olympics took place two years later, when a total of 245 athletes
— all men — from 14 countries competed in 43 events.