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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.

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The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading international ... Baron Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1894, leading to the first modern Games in Athens in 1896.

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Pierre de Coubertin born Pierre de Frédy, also known as Baron de Coubertin, was a French educator and historian, and founder of the International Olympic Committee. He is considered the father of the modern Olympic Games.

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On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more about what happened today on History.

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On this day in History, First modern Olympics is held on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more about what happened today on History.

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The Athens 1896 Summer Olympic Games (April 6-15) marked the birth of the Modern Olympics. Find videos, photos, results, medals, gold medalists & athletes.

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Drawing inspiration from the ancient Olympic Games, he decided to create the modern. Olympic Games. With this purpose, he founded the International Olympic .

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Aug 16, 2016 ... Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympics, was a most unlikely sports hero. A French aristocrat, he became fixated on physical ...

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As London gets set to host the XXXth Olympiad, acclaimed sportswriter Frank Deford connects the modern Games to their unlikely origin—in rural England.

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Learn about how the modern Olympics began and evolved into what the games ... But in 1894 Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and  ...