The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading
international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions ...
Games) and the Olympic Winter Games. The first edition of the modern. Summer
Games was held in 1896 in Athens (Greece), and the first Olympic.
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more
about what happened today on History.
The Modern Olympic Games From Grolier Online's New Book of Knowledge. The
revival of the Olympic Games began with Baron Pierre de Coubertin ...
The original Olympic Games were celebrated as a religious festival from 776 B.C.
... The idea was enthusiastically received and the Modern Olympics were born.
view larger. All participants in the first modern Olympics received a bronze medal
designed by Belgian sculptor Godefroid Devreese (1861–1940). First-place ...
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 Olympic Games have come a long way and the Modern Olympic Games
committees have added a lot more events than the ancient Greek Olympics of the
Highlights of the Modern Games. One of the most dramatic feats of the Olympics
was the triumph of the ...
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 ...