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No-one one knows exactly how the Olympics was started. All we know is that they were dedicated to the ancient greek god, Zeus.

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Who thought of the modern Olympics?

A Greek person named Heracles. Not a French person.

What do Greeks invent?

the olympics

Did ancient rome invent the Olympics?

No. The Olympics were strictly a Greek festival.

Why did the Greeks invent Olympics?

The Greeks invented the Olympics in honour of their gods.

God of Olympics?

In the time of Cronus, Heracles the leader of the five Daktyloi (Dactyls), established the Olympic Games.

Why did Olympia invent the Olympics?

honor of their gods

Did the ancient Greeks invent the Olympics?

Yes they did.

What Roman Emperor invented the Olympics?

According to legend, the ancient Olympic Games were founded by Heracles (the Roman Hercules)

What year did the Greeks invent the Olympics?

776 dc

Why did the Greeks invent the Olympics?

They did it to honor the god Zeus.

What did the greek invent?

lot's of stuff, such as....... the olympics and the marathon

Did the ancient Greeks invent the rings in the Olympics?


Do the Greeks own the Olympics?

Although the Greeks did invent the Olympics, they do not own it. It is owned by the International Olympic Committee.

What were some stuff that happened in 776bc ancient Greece?

The First Olympics were held in Athens. According to the legend Heracles was the founder of this athletic event. Heracles also known as Zeus's son. It was the only athletic event that was held in Athens at the time.

What sport did the First Nations invent?

i say any sport in the Olympics since Greece stared the Olympics and they are an old country

What sporting events did the ancient Greeks invent for sports?

Ancient Olympics

Who was the the first person to invent Olympics?

Greece started the Olympics as a form of worship to the god Zeus. They named it the Olympics because the dwelling of the gods was Mount. Olympus.

Did the greeks invent the olympics?

Yes and no. Technicly the olympians took over Mount Olympus and the Titans attacked them. The events where soon called the olympics.

Why did they invent Olympics?

They invented it to bless/a offering t the Greek God zesus

What sport competition did the Greeks invent that still occurs every four years?

The Olympics

You found a skybox 1992 summer Olympics card with the original dream team photo on it what is it worth?

who found the oylmpics? founded by Heracles (the Roman Hercules), a son of Zeus.

Was Heracles gay or not?

Heracles was bisexual

Did anyone made up the penguin Olympics on club penguin?

Who ever posted this question, I was the first one to invent the Club Penguin Olympics. But can you help me spread the word.

Did ancient Greece invent the Olympics?

Yes, the Greeks invented the Olympics and held tornaments in Olympus. Sports like archery, javelin throwing, wrestling. BTW they did it naked.

Who was the first person to invent winter Olympics?

The Winter Olympics were first held in 1924 in the French resort of Chamonix and were imagined by Eugene Brunettea d'Usseaux (ITA) in 1911