2016 Rio Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading
international ...... sometimes miss an Olympics due to a lack of qualified athletes,
some choose to boycott a celebration o...
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more
about what happened today on History.
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 in Antiquity”], and the first modern Games, in 1896, featured
..... imposed by individual IFs for health reasons. In some sports, such as ...
Learn about how the modern Olympics began and evolved into what the games
are today. Includes links to other activities, historical photos, and a teacher's ...
Jun 26, 2012 ... The first modern Olympics were much changed from their original ... are likely to
be affected by the location of the games (for travel reasons), ...
The modern Olympic Games preserve the basic traditions that originated during
the Ancient Games, such as the opening, closing, and victors ceremonies.
"The idea of the revival of Olympic Games was not a passing fancy: it was the ...
How then should the athletes not seek to meet, since rivalry is the basis of
athletics, and in reality the very reason of its existence?" ... Modern Olympic
Jan 21, 2014 ... This was supposed to be one of the reasons for holding the modern Olympics in
the first place, at least as its founder Pierre de Coubertin ...