the olympic games began when Heracles built the Olympic Stadium to honor Zues, his father.
Although the ancient Games were staged in Olympia, Greece, from 776 BC through 393 AD, it took 1503 years for the Olympics to return. The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. The man responsible for its rebirth was a Frenchman named Baron Pierre de Coubertin, who presented the idea in 1894
A celebration to the god Zeus.
i think there are 2 basic ideas .
1.) to unite the world in one thing all the countries have in common , the love of sports .
2.) to have a competitive gathering of many of the countries to compete in sports and to see who is the best of the best .
The founder of the modern Olympic Games was Evanglis Zappas.
it was held in 776bc
The Olympic games begin on the 8th of August 2008.
The inaugural Youth Olympic Games Singapore 2010 will begin on 14 August.
1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm.
The first Olympic games began in 776BC.
Women first competed at the 1900 Paris Games in lawn tennis and golf.