people did older sports in the older Olympic games, where people could die. also it was not on TV.
The answer is. . . POO!
The Ancient Olympics were banned but Pierre de Coubertin wanted people to do sports and then the Modern Olympic games were created in memory of the Ancient Olympic games so that kinda why.
The word "modern" distinguishes the games since 1896 from the ancient Greek Olympic games from 776 BC. There are two Olympics games, summer and winter, referring to the season of year the games are held in and the sports contested therein.
about 5 or 9.
ancient Greece, they had the first Olympic games
In about 1877The first modern Olympic games were held on April 6th, 1896 in Athens, Greece.
The Greeks in ancient times started the games and the modern games is governed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), who not only choose the city, but also the sports and events by voting.
In ancient Greece Olympia was the venue for the games which took their name after this city: The Olympic games. They were not in Athens. The modern Olympic Games are different.
The first modern Olympic games were held in Athens in 1986 but the the first ancient olympic games were held in Olympia 776BC
- They were playing in naked but right now they are wearing Olympic clothes. - Right now it changed lots of designs. - In Ancient Olympic they didn't had torch relay, in modern Olympic they have torch relay. - In Ancient Olympic they didn't had a flag, but right now we have the six colorful ring flag.
What year did the first ancient olympic games take place
The Ancient Olympic Games were held every four years, a tradition that continues in the modern era.
The pentathlon is a modern Olympics sport.
Farting Championships were played in the first modern Olympic games.
because of the rules and reasons to compete
The ancient Olympic Games began in the year 776 BC. The marathon was not an event of the ancient Olympic Games. This is a modern event that started in 1896.
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