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the opening ceremony is still a grand start to the Olympics that was started in ancient Greece

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Q: What were the ancient traditions of the Olympic Games that are still used today?
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What ancient sports are still in the modern games olympic?

Discus and javelin.

What did the ancient Greeks invent that we still use today?

The Olympic Games.

What were the similarities between the ancient Olympic games and the modern games?

By both of the games they still have discus, javelin and wrestling. they also have wresteling.

What is the history and the significance of the Olympic torch?

The Olympic Flame, Olympic Fire, Olympic Torch, Olympic Light, Olympic Eye, and Olympic Sun is a symbol of the Olympic Games. Commemorating the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus, its origins lie in ancient Greece, when a fire was kept burning throughout the celebration of the ancient Olympics. The fire was reintroduced at the Olympics in 1928, and it has been part of the modern Olympic Games ever since. The modern torch relay was introduced by Carl Diem, president of the Organisation Committee for the Berlin Games of 1936, as part of an effort to turn the games into a glorification of the Third Reich [1]. But despite its Nazi origin, the torch ceremony is still practised as of 2006.

Why are the Olympics called panhellenic games?

The Olympics were actually only one part of the Panhellenic games. In ancient Greece, the Panhellenic games were a series of four competitions: The Olympic Games, The Pythian Games, The Nemean Games, and the Isthmian Games. Each set of games honored one of the Greek gods. The Olympic Games is the oldest of the four games, and the one that still exists today.

What ancient Chinese traditions do we still use today?

we still use chinese dragons

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Is basketball still an olympic sport 2012?

Yes, basketball is still an Olympic sport. The 2012 Olympic Games will be held in London.

Where will the athletes go if te olympic games ended?

If the olympic games ended they would still do what they are doing like training but they just couldn't go in the olympic games.

Name three ways that roman ideas about law still influence us today?

We still pay taxes,still hace olympic games,quarters are still the same.

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How is ancient Greece culture reflected by today's society?

We still use many of the Olympic events that were used in Ancient Greece.

What happens to the Olympic pool when all games finish?

Still used as an Olympic pool for practice and events.

Ancient games still have in Olympics?

u can answer it

Is hockey still in the modern olympic games?

well of course ;)

What are some things ancient Greeks used that are still in use todays Olympics?

Boxing, Wrestling , running discus javalin marathon, relay race all these are derived from the original olympic games of antiquity.

What is some ancient or modern day olympic events?

Ancident Olympic events still existing today include: Marathon Javelin throw Wrestling

Why was the Ancient Olympic Games important?

because in the anciant times of greece even when the citys were at war with each other they still came together piecefully with no fights and enjoyed the games.then went home and continoued there wars.

Whatever happened to the decathlon?

It is still an important event at the Olympic Games. The decathlon at the 2008 Games in Beijing will take place on August 21 and 22 at the Beijing Olympic Stadium.

What are the countries that are involved in the youth olympic games 2010?

The 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games (officially known as I Summer Youth Olympic Games) is the inaugural Youth Olympic Games and will be held in Singapore between 14 - 26 August 2010. The entries have not yet been received for this yet as it is still over a year away so it is not known which countries will be involved

Why do they call the Olympic games thus?

The first Olympic games were held in Greece. The Greeks believed that the 12 main deities lived on Mount Olympus. So they named the games in honor of their Gods. That name has filtered into modern history and is the name for the Winter and Summer Olympic games In addition, there is a town on the Peleponnese named Olympia. It was the site of the original olympic games held in the 776 B.C.E. A large part of the stadium and hippodrome are is still intact and may be visited. Olympia is also the site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia. The statue is long gone but part of the temple remains.

Why do we still have the olympic games from Greece?

because we want to keep the tradition going.

Which ancient Olympic sports are still in today's modern Olympics?

Shot put, javelin, discus, running, wrestling.

Which ancient Olympic events are still in the modern Olympics?

the running, wrestilng, javilen and long jump are in the modern Olympics