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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Games

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

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

The earliest reliable date that recorded history gives for the first Olympics is 776 B.C., although virtually all historians presume that the Games began well before ...

teacher.scholastic.com/activities/athens_games/history.htm

Read about history of the Olympics, which began in Ancient Greece. Includes links to other activities, historical photos, and a teacher's guide to help students ...

www.penn.museum/sites/olympics/olympicorigins.shtml

A history of the Olympic Games from Ancient to Modern.

www.nostos.com/olympics

Brief History of the Olympic Games. Ancient Olympic Games: Chronology of athletic events added to the Olympic Games: Myths and the Olympic Games: Pelops ...

www.athensguide.org/olympics-history.html

A brief History the first Olympic Games that can be traced back to the 776 BC until their revival in the 1996 Olympics in Athens and the latest ones in London 2012.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/the_olympic_games

BBC Primary History - Ancient Greeks - The Olympic Games. ... The Greek Olympics, thought to have begun in 776 BC, inspired the modern Olympic Games  ...