The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are the
leading ... Baron Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic
Committee (IOC) in 1894. The IOC is the governing body ...
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. ... bought a
car from Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft, an engine and auto company founded.
With this purpose, he founded the International Olympic. Committee (IOC) in ...
The modern Games are secular, unlike the ancient Games which were dedicated
The Athens 1896 Summer Olympic Games (April 6-15) marked the birth of the
Modern Olympics Find videos photos results medals gold medalists & athletes.
The successful campaign to revive the Olympics was started in France by Baron
Pierre de Coubertin late in the 19th century. The first of the modern Summer ...
The Modern Olympic Games were founded in 1894, when French educationist
Pierre de Coubertin sought to promote international understanding through ...
The modern Olympic Games evolved past the influence of its ancient counterpart.
... especially after the Games started to receive media coverage and corporate ...
According to legend, the ancient Olympic Games were founded by Heracles (the
Roman Hercules), a son of Zeus. Yet the first Olympic Games for which we still ...
Jan 15, 2012 ... The Olympic Games have an extensive history, but the modern epoch of this
worldwide sporting event is marked as having been initiated in ...
The marathon was not an event of the ancient Olympic Games. The marathon is a
modern event that was first introduced in the Modern Olympic Games of 1896 ...