Modern Olympics go on for roughly a month.
The Olympics usually last for 17 days.
the last modern Olympics to be held in the united states was in atlanta in 1996 previous to this it was 1984 in los angeles
The last four Olympics have lasted 17 days.
112 years ... the first 'modern' Olympics were held in 1896 in Athens.
the running, wrestilng, javilen and long jump are in the modern Olympics
The Olympic Games that have been played since 1896 are called the 'modern Olympics'. The Olympics started in 776 BC in Greece. If you hear the term 'Ancient Olympics', that means the Olympics that were played long, long ago.
The 2008 Summer Games in Beijing will last 17 days (August 8 - August 24).
i say it is 7 meters long
In modern times, the first Summer Olympics was in 1896.