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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Games

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading international ..... The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi were the most expensive Olympic Games in history, costing in excess of US$50 billion. According to a report ...

www.olympic.org/ancient-olympic-games/history

According to historical records, the first ancient Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC. They were dedicated to Olympian gods and staged in Olympia.

www.olympic.org/olympic-games

Access official videos, photos and news from all summer, winter, past and future Olympic Games - London 2012, Sochi 2014, Rio 2016, Pyeongchang 2018...

www.history.com/topics/olympic-games

Find out more about the history of The Olympic Games, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/history-olympic-games

The earliest reliable date that recorded history gives for the first Olympics is 776 B.C., although virtually all historians presume that the Games began well before ...

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Origin and History of the Olympic Games From Grolier Online's New Book of Knowledge. The Rise of the Games The Olympic Games originated long ago in ...

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

A history of the Olympic Games from Ancient to Modern.

www.britannica.com/sports/Olympic-Games

Sep 15, 2017 ... Olympic Games, athletic festival that originated in ancient Greece and was ... Just how far back in history organized athletic contests were held ...

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Jul 31, 2016 ... The ancient Olympic games in Greece probably didn't include torch relays. Here, the Olympic torch passes through Brasilia en route to Rio de ...