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What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

Who ended the ancient olympic games

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Q: What part of Greece is the longest race in the Olympics named after?
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What Greece event is not part of your Olympics?

skating was not part of acient greece olympic event


Who restarted the ancient Olympics?

The olympics have always taken part but it was only in Greece for hundreds of years


When did running get first entered in to the Olympics?

Running has been a part of the Olympics since the original ones in Ancient Greece.


Name some of the countries that take part in the Olympics?

Australia and Greece are some


Why did the Greece hold the Olympics?

Part of a religious ceremony in honour of the god Zeus held at his temple at Olympia in Elis, southern Greece.


What is the connection between the Olympics and Greece?

Part of a religious ceremony in honour of the god Zeus held at his temple at Olympia in Elis, southern Greece.


What is the connection between ancient Greece and the Olympics?

Part of a religious ceremony in honour of the god Zeus held at his temple at Olympia in Elis, southern Greece.


What important sports event is named after Mount Olympus?

None. The Olympics were named after the pleasant valley of Olympia beside the River Alpheus in Elis, where the contests began as religious celebrations. Elis was called "a country" in ancient Greek geography. Elis was an area in the western part of the Peloponnesus, the peninsula forming the southern part of the mainland of Greece.


What is the capital of Corfu?

The capital city of the island of Corfu (part of Greece) is also named Corfu.


The sport played in Greece?

The first sport played in Greece was just foot racing. But then after the Olympics were founded, all kind of sports that are played today became a major part of their life.


What was the purpose of athletic competition in ancient Greece?

To unite each part of Greece for these one games (Olympics), and to stop all war until the games were over. Just for fun, really. :P


Magnesia where is it in Greece?

Magnesia is in the continental part of Greece, on its eastern coasts, north of Athens and the general Attica area. Magnesia is a prefecture and its capital is the city named Volos.

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