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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.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_de_Coubertin

Pierre de Coubertin was a French educator and historian, and founder of the International Olympic Committee. He is considered the father of the modern ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Games

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.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-modern-olympic-games

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

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-modern-olympics-is-held

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

www.thoughtco.com/modern-olympics-founder-pierre-de-coubertin-1773993

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 ...

www.olympic.org/athens-1896

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

teacher.scholastic.com/activities/athens_games/modern.htm

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

www.midasword.com.au/essays-book-reviews/who-founded-the-modern-olympics

Essay will examine the recent reappraisal into who founded the Modern Olympics and analyse sources of information pertaining to the nineteenth century .

www.ebeijing.gov.cn/feature_2/OFIB/prologue/t917482.htm

eBeijing: a feature on the 2008 Olympic Torch Relay.