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.
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.
Athletes' lead-up to the Games. Life in the Olympic Village. A unique experience.
CHARACTERISTICS. OF THE MODERN. OLYMPIC GAMES. Borrowings and ...
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 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.
view larger. All participants in the first modern Olympics received a bronze medal
designed by Belgian sculptor Godefroid Devreese (1861–1940). First-place ...
Highlights of the Modern Games. One of the most dramatic feats of the Olympics
was the triumph of 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 ...