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www.olympic.org/ancient-olympic-games/history

According to historical records, the first ancient Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC. They were dedicated to Olympian gods and staged in Olympia.

www.rd.com/culture/13-olympic-moments-that-changed-history

The Olympics have a rich history of inspiring achievements as well as controversial moments, but ... Best of America. 13 Olympic Moments that Changed History ...

www.history.com/topics/olympic-games

Find out more about the history of The Olympic Games, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

www.menshealth.com/fitness/best-olympics-moments

These 20 athletic feats rocked the sporting world and rewrote the history books. ... The Best Summer Olympic Moments Of All Time. 20 historic feats of athleticism ...

www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/history-olympic-games

The earliest reliable date that recorded history gives for the first Olympics is 776 .... The best-known example of drug use is the East German sports federation, ...

www.thedailybeast.com/the-10-best-books-about-the-olympics

Aug 13, 2016 ... The literary history of the Olympics has not improved much since. ... about the ancient games, it is best to intellectually and historically clear the ...

abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/video/history-olympics-41003315

Aug 4, 2016 ... Greek mythology says the esteemed sporting competition was founded by a cheater.

news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/07/olympic-games-history-rio-david-goldblatt

Jul 31, 2016 ... There's a Dark History Behind the Glittering Olympic Games ... But is this also a good description of the International Olympics Committee (IOC)?.

www.elle.com/culture/g28522/scandalous-moments-in-olympics-history

Jul 27, 2016 ... 11 Best Books for August ... As such, let's round up Olympic moments from both ends of the spectrum, from ... moments in Olympic history. More.