The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading
international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions ...
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more
about what happened today on History.
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
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 purpose of the modern Olympic Games is to promote peace and unity within
the international community through the medium of sports. The founder, Pierre ...
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 ...
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 ...
Highlights of the Modern Games. One of the most dramatic feats of the Olympics
was the triumph of the ...
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 Modern Olympic Games were founded in 1894, when French educationist
Pierre de Coubertin sought to promote international understanding through ...