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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.

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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  ...

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On this day in History, First modern Olympics is held on Apr 06, 1896. ... The ancient games are believed to have originated in 776 B.C. in Olympia, Greece, ...

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.

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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 ...

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Drawing inspiration from the ancient Olympic Games, he decided to create the modern. Olympic Games. With this purpose, he founded the International Olympic .

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.

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-little-known-history-of-how-the-modern-olympics-got-their-start-138117709

The fact is that the modern Olympics owe their birth and their model and, ... sport, but he began to conjure up the greater dream of reinstituting the ancient Greek ...

www.penn.museum/sites/olympics/olympicorigins.shtml

The ancient Olympic Games began in the year 776 BC, when Koroibos, a cook from the nearby city of Elis, won the stadion race, a foot race 600 feet long.