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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 o...

The Olympic Games - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


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

History man Phelps has gold No 22 and the oldest Olympic record in ...


Aug 11, 2016 ... History maker Michael Phelps (USA) has another series of milestones in his sights as he prepares to defend in Rio his 200m individual medley ...

Origin and History of the Olympic Games | Go for the Gold Student ...


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 ...

The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games - Penn Museum


A history of the Olympic Games from Ancient to Modern.

Olympics Timeline: Ancient Greece - 1940s - Infoplease


A history of the Olympic Games: From ancient Greece to the present day.

There's a Dark History Behind the Glittering Olympic Games


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 ...

Journal of Olympic History - International Society of Olympic Historians


The primary publication of ISOH is the Journal of Olympic History, formerly called Citius, Altius, Fortius through the fall 1996 issue. The Journal of Olympic History ...

The Dark History of the Olympics - The New York Times


Jul 18, 2016 ... THE GAMES A Global History of the Olympics By David Goldblatt Illustrated. 516 pp. W.W. Norton & Company. $29.95. In the late 19th century, ...

The Ancient History of Cheating in the Olympics | History | Smithsonian


Aug 3, 2016 ... Punishment for cheating and bribery in the Olympics of Ancient Greece could include fines, public flogging and statewide bans from ...

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History - Ancient Olympic Games - Olympics


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

Olympic Games | Winter Summer Past and Future Olympics


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

Brief History of the Olympic Games - Nostos


Brief History of the Olympic Games. Ancient Olympic Games: Chronology of athletic events added to the Olympic Games: Myths and the Olympic Games: Pelops ...