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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.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Games

The Ancient Olympic Games were religious and athletic ... who first called the Games "Olympic" and established the custom of ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-modern-olympic-games

On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. ... The pentathlon, introduced in 708 B.C., consisted of a foot race, the long jump, discus  ...

teacher.scholastic.com/activities/athens_games/modern.htm

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 ...

www.thoughtco.com/modern-olympics-founder-pierre-de-coubertin-1773993

Aug 16, 2016 ... The Founder of the Modern Olympics, Pierre de Coubertin. A French ... His campaign to promote athletic activities began as a lonely crusade.

www.olympic.org/athens-1896

The Athens 1896 Summer Olympic Games (April 6-15) marked the birth of the Modern Olympics. Find videos, photos, results, medals, gold medalists & athletes.

www.thoughtco.com/history-of-the-olympics-1779619

Mar 3, 2017 ... After 1500 years with no Olympics, the modern Olympic Games were established. Learn how and why the Games began again.

www.olympics.mu/history-behind-modern-olympic-games.html

The modern Olympic Games preserve the basic traditions that originated during the Ancient Games, such as the opening, closing, and victors ceremonies.

olympics.sporting99.com/modern-olympics.html

The Modern Olympic Games were founded in 1894, when French educationist Pierre de Coubertin sought to promote international understanding through ...

mormonolympians.org/history_modern_olympics

Olympic Rings (via reference.com) Baron Pierre de Coubertin, a French educator , is honored as the man who introduced the plan to revive the Olympics.