In 1865 Hulley, Dr. Brookes and E.G. Ravenstein founded the National Olympian Association in Liverpool, a forerunner of the British Olympic Association.
In 1890, after attending the Olympian Games of the Wenlock Olympian Society, Baron Pierre de Coubertin was inspired to found the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
He is considered the father of the modern Olympic Games. .... In 1888, Coubertin
founded the Comité pour la Propagation des Exercises Physiques more well ...
Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympics was an unlikely sports
hero, a French aristocrat who thought physical education could have saved his ...
According to legend, the ancient Olympic Games were founded by Heracles (the
Roman Hercules), a son of Zeus. Yet the first Olympic Games for which we still ...
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. ... In Fayette
Township, New York, Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon religion, organizes ...
With this purpose, he founded the International Olympic. Committee (IOC) in ...
Generally speaking, the modern Games strive towards a more peaceful world.
Learn about the Olympics through photos, the start of the International Olympic
Committee. Includes links to other activities and a teacher's guide to help ...
Learn about how the modern Olympics began and evolved into what the games
... But in 1894 Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and
Shortly thereafter, the Racing Club de France was founded, with Coubertin as an
... Modern sports scholars consider that Coubertin envisioned the Olympic ...
The Modern Olympic Games were founded in 1894, when French educationist
Pierre de Coubertin sought to promote international understanding through ...