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The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are the leading ..... The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi were the most expensive Olympic Games in history, costing in excess of US$50 bi...

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.

Athens 1896 Summer Olympics - results & video highlights

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The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient ... Due to its historical significance, the Greek hosts wanted to win the marathon ...

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

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motto of the Olympic Games ... All participants in the first modern Olympics received a bronze medal designed by Belgian sculptor Godefroid ... National Museum of American History Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

History of the Olympics - Creating the Modern Games

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After 1500 years with no Olympics, the modern Olympic Games were established. Learn how and why the Games began again.

History of the modern Olympic Games - Mirror Online

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Oct 31, 2009 ... I - Athens April 6-15, 1896. 14 nations took part in the rebirth of the ancient games with Greece, Germany, France and Britain sending the ...

The Little-Known History of How the Modern Olympics Got Their ...

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As London gets set to host the XXXth Olympiad, acclaimed sportswriter Frank Deford connects the modern Games to their unlikely origin—in rural England.

Brief History of the Olympic Games - Nostos.com

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Highlights of the Modern Games. One of the most dramatic feats of the Olympics was the triumph of the ...

Modern Olympics – Modern Games, Modern Olympic Games

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The Modern Olympic Games were founded in 1894, when French educationist Pierre de Coubertin sought to promote international understanding through ...

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 ...

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The Modern olyMpic GaMes - Olympics

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THE MODERN OLYMPIC GAMES. INTRODUCTION. 4. HISTORY. It was Pierre de Coubertin of France who dreamt up this ambitious project, although others ...

Modern Olympic Games | Go for the Gold Student Activity - Scholastic

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Learn about how the modern Olympics began and evolved into what the games are today. Includes links to other activities, historical photos, and a teacher's ...

The History Behind the Modern Olympic Games

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The Olympic Games have a long history dating back to Ancient Greece, where it became a huge festive celebration. The modern Olympic Games preserve the ...