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.
Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin was a French educator and historian, and
founder of the International Olympic Committee. He is considered the father of the
modern Olympic Games.
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. ... With the
Renaissance, Europe began a long fascination with ancient Greek culture, and ...
Essay will examine the recent reappraisal into who founded the Modern
Olympics and analyse sources of information pertaining to the nineteenth century
Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympics, was a most unlikely
sports hero. A French aristocrat, he became fixated on physical education in the ...
Founder of the Modern Olympics-Coubertin. “Oh, sports Entertainment of gods/
Power of life/You come down promptly/Into the opening of the gray woods/The ...
Jan 19, 2006 ... Pierre, baron de Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympics and president of the
International Olympic Committee (IOC), lost control of his ...
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 ...
As London gets set to host the XXXth Olympiad, acclaimed sportswriter Frank
Deford connects the modern Games to their unlikely origin—in rural England.
"I hereby proclaim the opening of the first International Olympic Games at Athens.
" With these words on April 6, 1896, King George I of Greece welcomed the ...