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Q: What sports were held in the old Olympics and not in the modern Olympics?
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Compare and constrast to the early Olympics to the modern Olympics?

The old olympics, they don't wear any clothes, they all do it in nude. They had more dangerous sports like chariot racing, they had less equipment like safety gear. In the modern olymoics, first they wear clothes, and they are mostly special clothes designed to run and swim faster. They also have more sports than olden times

Why were the modern Olympic Games held in Athens?

The original Olympics committee wanted to begin the new Olympic Games where the old ones had been played.

How did the ancient olympic games stop?

The ancient Olympics stopped because there are now more people that are modern than ancient and people will get fed up having to watch old sports and the Olympics will lose their career

How are old Olympics and modern Olympics different in the rules?


In what seasons are the Olympics held?

The Olympics are held in the seasons of summer and winter.summer and winter. just how old are you to not know this?

Where were the olympic games held in 1892?

There weren't any Olympic games in 1892. The old Olympics had stopped more than thousand years earlier, and the modern Olympics didn't start until 1896.

Did the original Olympic games have equestrian events?

No. In fact the ancient games have little resemblance to our modern Olympics. Modern sports events are so much more complex than in days of old. These did not include riding horses.

How old is the Olympics?

112 years. As it was first held in 1896.

Can a 9 year old start diving in the Olympics?

NO 9 yr old are not aloud cause you have to be 18 an older to do any kind of sports in the Olympics

What is the age limit for badminton in the Olympics?

16 years old is the age limit for all sports in the Olympics which includes Badminton which is featured as a sport in the Olympics.

How long to the ancient Olympics held?

its said to be about 1000 years old.

How old are the Olympics 2012?

The first Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece in 776 BC. So the games are 2012+776 = 2788 years old. There were not games after 393AD because Emperor (Roman) Theodosius banned them. The modern Olympics started in 1896.(That means that they were held for 1169 years+ /2012-1896/116 years altogether)=1285 years.

How old is the oylmpics?

first modern Olympics was in 1896 in Athens Greece

How often did ancient Olympics take place?

the Olympics were held every 4 years P.S I am 10 years old

Do you have to be a certain religion the compete in the olympics?

No, not in the modern Olympics - in the Anciemnt Olypics, you had to be a Greel male (and thus believe in the Greek Gods of old).

How old are the Olympics?

The first Olympic Games were held in 776 BC. So, 2012+776 = 2788 years old.

How old do you have to be to play in the modern Olympics?

you have to be 16 or turning 16 in Olympic years

How old was the oldest gold medal winner participating in the modern Olympics?


What is the similarity and difference between modern and ancient olympic games?

The main similarity was that those Olympics were geld in Athens , every four years. And the difference is that in the old Olympics females were not allowed to take part. While in the modern Olympics there are events for both men and ladies.

What is the new sport at the 2012 Olympics?

Don't know about new sports but some old sport will be removed, such as baseball.

What are 2 sports fro italy?

depends how you look at it but there national game is football and they are also active within Olympics, but since the Roman era they are very aware of old sports too.

What Olympics has Michael Phelps gone to?

1. 2000 Sydney Olympics (15 years old) 2. 2004 Athens Olympics (19 years old) 3. 2008 Beijing Olympics (23 years old) 1. 2000 Sydney Olympics (15 years old) 2. 2004 Athens Olympics (19 years old) 3. 2008 Beijing Olympics (23 years old)

How old was Tom Daley in the Olympics?

Tom was 14-years-old in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 18-years-old in the 2012 London Summer Olympics. He will be 22-years-old in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

When did the olympic games first begen?

The 1st modern olympic games was in 1896 Old Olympics can date back to around 776 B.C

How old do you to the be to enter the old Olympics?

To enter the Olympics you have to be ate lest 16 years old