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boxing and discus were two of the nine events that took place during the ancient Greece Olympics.

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Q: Name two sporting events that took place at the olympic games in ancient Greece?
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What sporting events were held in ancient greece?

Olympic games

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We still use many of the Olympic events that were used in Ancient Greece.

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They created olympic events to honour the gods they had a war against Persia

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How many events are there at the Olympic games 2012?

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What events happened in ancient Greece in 15000 BC?

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What athletic events were included in anicient pentathlons?

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What were the special events in ancient Greece?

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How many Olympic events are alike in the modern Olympic games and the ancient Olympic games?

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What events were made up of the ancient pentathlon in the ancient Olympic Games?

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