Every four years. the first Olympic games as we know it was held in 1896. the 2008 Olympics was known as the XXIX (29th) Olympiad
As of 2012, 27 Olympic Games have been held. London Games were the Games of XXXth Olympiad. Games of VIth, XIIth and XIIIth Olympiad were cancelled due to WWI and WWII.
track and field has always been part of the olympics, since the first games in 1896
Fencing has been a part of the Modern Olympics since the first Modern Olympic Games in 1896.
Swimming has been an Olymipic sport since 1896. It has been open to Women since 1912
14 nations participated in 1896 olympics.
Since the first Olympic games fencing has been part of the Olympics. (first "modern" games in 1896.) It was chosen by Olympic creators and has remained as one of four sports to remain in the Olympics every year since. For more information please see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1896_Summer_Olympics#Fencing
Yes. In fact, Australia claims to be one of only very few states to have had athletes in every modern Olympics since it began in 1896. This claim is debatable, but proves that Australia has a long, strong connection with the Olympics.
Edwin Flak was from Victoria, a British colony that became a part of Australia. He was living in London at the time of the Olympics and was the only Australian to compete in Athens in 1896.
Shot put has been competed since the modern Olympic Games were begun in 1896. The first winner was Robert Garrett of the United States with a put of 11.22 meters (36 feet, 9 3/4 inches).
First of all, girls are allowed in the Olympics ,as athletes and as a part of the crowd. This was allowed since the Modern Olympics started (1896-present).In the ancient Greek Olympics girls would not be allowed to do anything with the. She would thrown out.To answer your Question (answer): Nothing
Atens Greece more than 2500 years ago