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personally i think that they were named after the ancient Romans or the ancient Greece because in those days of that long ago they did Olympics so I'm sorry if this answer didn't help you i tried my best :)

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Q: What are the Olympics named after?
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What were the Olympics named after?

Mt. Olympia

What greek god was the Olympics?

The Olympics was named after mount Olympis where zeus's temple resides.

Where were the Olympics started?

the Olympics were started thousands of years ago in greece. They are named after MT. Olympus

Who revived the Olympics?

The Olympics were revived by a Frenchman named Pierre De Cubertin, he did so in 1896

Who named the Olympics?

oh the king i think

Why do they call the international games the Olympics?

It is named after the ancient "world" games, the olympics. That was named so because it was in honor of the gods who supposedly lived on Mount Olympia, in Greece.

Is there a swimmer named michaela?

Yes there is a swimmer named michaela but she didn't go to the Olympics or anything.

Why was the games named the Olympics?

Because the first ever ever ever Olympics were in Olympia so they got the name Olympics. and if did not know Olympia is in Greece

Who started the modern day Olympics?

The Olympics were started again in 1896 by a French man named Pierre de Coubertin.

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Who was the the first person to invent Olympics?

Greece started the Olympics as a form of worship to the god Zeus. They named it the Olympics because the dwelling of the gods was Mount. Olympus.

What company created the Beijing Olympics emblem?

A Chinese artist named Zhang Wu.

Who was the winner of the first Olympics?

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Who died in the 2010 Olympics?

A Georgian luger named Nobar Kumartashivili

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Who was a winner of the ancient Greece Olympics?

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What where the first ever Olympics called?

They called it Olympic and they named it after the city where they held the Olympics called Olympia!

Who thought of the modern Olympics?

A Greek person named Heracles. Not a French person.

Who was the first woman to compete in the Olympics?

An iranian women named Lita Fairman

Who are the mascots for the 2018 Olympics?

A white tiger named Soohorang, for the Olympic Games.

Who said the Olympics would be held every four years?

Who was said to have named the olympics and decided that they should be held every four years?

Who makes it to the Olympics in make it or break it?

Jordan Randall, Payson Keeler, Kaylie Cruz, Lauren Tanner and a girl named Colleen Evans, make it to the olympics on Make it or Break it

Was a skier in the Olympics named piper?

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Who won the rap Olympics in 1997?

A rapper named "Juice", Eminem came in second.

Who is the women that won the women's 400m at the 2000 Olympics who is named Cathy?

Cathy Freeman.