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1896 Summer Olympics

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The 1896 Summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, was the first international Olympic Games held in modern history. Organised by the ...

Athens 1896 Summer Olympics - results & video highlights

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The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient birthplace of Athens. The Games attracted athletes from 14 nations, with the largest ...

Five things you didn't know about the first modern Olympic Games ...

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Apr 5, 2016 ... Today marks the 120th anniversary of the modern incarnation of the ancient Olympic Games which were staged in Athens in 1896. Only 14 ...

The First Modern Olympic Games, Athens, Greece, 1896 - National ...

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view larger. All participants in the first modern Olympics received a bronze medal designed by Belgian sculptor Godefroid Devreese (1861–1940). First-place ...

The First Summer Olympics - Social Studies for Kids

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The modern Olympics first took place in 1896, in Athens, Greece.

1896 Olympics - Fact Monster

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The idea was enthusiastically received and the Modern Olympics, as we know them, ... The first Olympiad was celebrated two years later in Athens, where an ...

Athens 1896 Olympic Games | Britannica.com

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Athletic festival held in Athens that took place April 6–15, 1896. The Athens Games were the first occurrence of the modern Olympic Games. The inaugural ...

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Mar 13, 2012 ... The history of first Olympic Games, Athens, 1896 - Events and winners.

The Feats of Athleticism of the First Modern Olympics | TIME

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Aug 4, 2016 ... The first Olympics of the modern era began on April 6, 1896, in Athens. It was the first successful attempt to revive the competition that had ...

The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games - Penn Museum

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Although the ancient Games were staged in Olympia, Greece, from 776 BC through 393 AD, it took 1503 years for the Olympics to return. The first modern ...

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First modern Olympics is held - Apr 06, 1896 - HISTORY.com

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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.

First modern Olympic Games - Apr 06, 1896 - HISTORY.com

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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.

The First Modern Olympics: Athens, 1896 - Infoplease

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"I hereby proclaim the opening of the first International Olympic Games at Athens. " With these words on April 6, 1896, King George I of Greece welcomed the ...