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The Olympic Games is a major international event featuring thousands of athletes competing in summer and winter sports. The first modern games where held in 1896.
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Olympic Games - Wikipedia

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The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions ...

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.

The Modern olyMpic GaMes - Olympics

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Athletes' lead-up to the Games. Life in the Olympic Village. A unique experience. CHARACTERISTICS. OF THE MODERN. OLYMPIC GAMES. Borrowings and ...

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

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The Modern Olympic Games From Grolier Online's New Book of Knowledge. The revival of the Olympic Games began with Baron Pierre de Coubertin ...

Athens 1896 Summer Olympics - results & video highlights

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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 largest ...

Modern Olympic Games - Infoplease

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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.

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

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view larger. All participants in the first modern Olympics received a bronze medal designed by Belgian sculptor Godefroid Devreese (1861–1940). First-place ...

Brief History of the Olympic Games - Nostos

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

Five things you didn't know about the first modern Olympic Games ...

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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 ...