The original Olympic Games were first recorded in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece, and were held until AD 393.
In 776 BCE at Olympia in Elis in southern Greece.
The modern olympic games were invented by the frenchman Baron pierre de courbertin. The first ever olympics though, was in ancient greece!
2788 years ago - 776 BC was the first ever olymic games held in Athens (Greece).
The first modern Olympic games,were in Athens Greece in the year 1896...prior to that the games were held in Greece,and featured only Greek male athletes
The first Olympic games were in 776BC
A chef won the first ever Olympic games.
Greece, they were the first to ever have the Olympics
The ancient Olympic Games were founded by Heracles (the Roman Hercules), a son of Zeus. However the first Olympic Games for which we have written records for were held in 776 BC, though it is generally believed that the Games had been going on for many years already. The very first modern Olympic Games opened in the first week of April 1896 in Athens, Greece.
The first ever olympic was held in Greece,Olympia
I think it is the 1906 Olympic Games held in Athens, Greece. It is not officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as it is the first and only mid-cycle Intercalated Games to be held in Athens, Greece where some traditons were embraced.
The Triple Jump
are u joking no way Greece never ever ever had queens in Greece women had no value they were not allowed to participate or watch olympic games. In the period from 500-336 BC Greece was divided into small city states, each of which was ruled by a king.
It was held in Olympia, Greece.
Corinth was founded during the first ever Olympic Games.
Three countries made their first Olympic appearance at the 2008 Games in Beijing: Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, and Montenegro
If you are referring to the Olympics, it's because the first ever Olympic game was held there, in Athens.
No African or South American nation has ever hosting the Olympic Games.
The flame's journey starts in Olympia, Greece because it is the home of the Olympics, the town where the first ever Olympics took place. The flame's journey ends in the town that hosts the Olympics so the flame can light the Olympic cauldron and begin the Games.
Edwin Flack for the Men's 800m in the first modern Olympics held in Athens, Greece in 1896
1896 Games in Athens. Frank Lane of the United States won the first ever Olympic heat in the 100 meters and Tom Burke of the United States won the first Olympic gold medal in the 100.
The Olympic games originated in Ancient Greece where they were held every four years as a festival of Zeus. They were held from 776 to BCE to 393 CE. The modern Olympics revived these ancient games in 1896 and have been held off and on ever since.