The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece in 1896.
It was the first international Olympic Games held in the Modern era. ... Concerned
that a six-year waiting period might lessen public interest, congress members ...
On this day in History, First modern Olympics is held on Apr 06, 1896. ... Over the
years, other events were added, including chariot racing, boxing, wrestling and ...
The first Winter Olympic Games were also held that year. In 1925, Coubertin
retired. The Olympic Games have come to be regarded as the foremost
The Athens 1896 Summer Olympic Games (April 6-15) marked the birth of the
Modern Olympics Find videos photos results medals gold medalists & athletes.
Summer Games was held in 1896 in Athens (Greece), and the first Olympic ...
Until 1992, the Summer and Winter Games were held in the same year, but since
Athens 1896 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in Athens that took place April
6–15, 1896. The Athens Games were the first occurrence of the modern ...
All participants in the first modern Olympics received a bronze medal ...
Committee and organized the first modern Olympic Games, held in Athens in
1896. ... every two years, alternating between Winter and Summer Games, the
Olympics are ...
Aug 1, 2012 ... The committee decided that the modern Olympics would be held every four years
, like its ancestor, and be open only to amateur athletes.
Marathon runners train for the first modern Olympic games in 1896 ... "I hereby
proclaim the opening of the first International Olympic Games at Athens.