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 ...
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
"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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Apr 5, 2016 ... The first modern Olympic Games began in Athens, Greece, on April 6, 1896. They
were held in the Panathenaic Stadium. Spyridon "Spyro" ...
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 Olympic trial, held on March 10, 1896, was the first organized marathon race
ever to run, but two runners had run the course in February. Then, only G.
Apr 15, 2016 ... That's the Olympics now. The first modern Olympics in 1896 was an altogether
different affair. Only 14 countries competed, professionals were ...
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 ...