The Olympic Games were a series of athletic competitions among
representatives of city-states and one of the Panhellenic Games of Ancient
Greece. They were held in honor of Zeus, and the Greeks gave...
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.
On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games are held in Athens, Greece,
with athletes from 14 countries participating. The International Olympic
From the 8th century B.C. to the 4th century A.D., the Games were held every four
... The first written records of the ancient Olympic Games date to 776 B.C., ...
The first ancient Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece, which is a
sanctuary on the Peloponnesos peninsula. The site and the games were sacred
Apr 5, 2016 ... Five things you didn't know about the first modern Olympic Games ... The 1948
Olympics Games were held in London and became known as ...
All participants in the first modern Olympics received a bronze medal ...
Committee and organized the first modern Olympic Games, held in Athens in
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" ...
The first Olympic Games are held. 800 BC. Greeks set off by sea to set up
colonies. 1100 BC. The end of the Mycenaean age. Greece enters a 'Dark Age'.
May 23, 2013 ... The ancient Olympic Games were a sporting event held every four years at ... The
winner of the first and only event, the stadion foot-race was ...