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The Ancient Olympics began as a one day event, but expanded to three days to accommodate each sport. Sports at the Ancient Olympics included running, long jump, shot put, javelin, boxing, pankration and equestrian.

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How does ancient greek Olympics influence modern day sports?

The ancient Olympics influence the modern day Olympics because they are still in our lives. We wouldn't have all the sports we have today if it wasn't for the ancient times.

What sports did they have in the first modern Olympics?

The same as they had in the ancient olympics

What are the sports in the modern Olympics that weren't in the Ancient Olympics?

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What sporting events did the ancient Greeks invent for sports?

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Were there were many team sports in the ancient Olympics?


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What are 5 sports found in the Ancient Greece Olympics?

Five sports found in the Ancient Greece Olympics include foot races, boxing, wrestling, horse racing, and discus throwing.

When was sport begein?

Sports have been around for thousands of years. Ancient civilizations had sports. The Olympics comes from Ancient Greece.

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What sports did ancient Greeks play in the Olympics?

They played the high jump and other sports

Which sports where in ancient Olympics but are no longer in the modern Olympics?

lion fighting fighting each other

How are your Olympics and the ancient Greeks similar?

They both involve sports

Why is ancient Olympics based of of amateur athletes?

There were no professional sports.

What sports were practiced in Ancient Greece?

Some sports are golf, tennis, Greek Olympics, and marathons.

Why did the ancient Olympics cease to exist?

The ancient Olympics have not ceased to exist. The Olympics are still held every 4 years, and have been evolving over time to include new sports.

Where are the Olympics from?

The Olympics are an international sports competition that have ancient roots. They were originally from Olympia, Greece, which was the sanctuary of Zeus.

What sports was played at the ancient Olympics?

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How was the winner of a non sport rewarded in the ancient Olympics?

There were no non sports.

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Men sports (races).

What were the main sports contested in the ancient olympics?

Charriot Racing, etc...

Did the ancient Olympics have winter sports?

No. The Olympics were only track and field and the winners received laurel leaf crowns.

Smiliarites between ancient Olympic game and modern Olympic game?

the differences is that in the modern Olympics you get a medal and that the Olympics are televised and there are more sports while in the ancient Olympics when you win you would get a crown and the only sports that were there were discus,foot racing,gladiators and it was only held in Greece.

How did the ancient Greeks form the Olympics?

Well, the Greeks loved competitions. So they made up a game called the Olympics, which modernized to the sports we have today. The Olympics were not the only competition in Ancient Greece, but the most popular.

What kind of sports uniform did they wear in the ancient Olympics?

No uniforms. They performed naked.