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The modern Olympics started in 1896 in Greece and since 1900 they take place in other countries

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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

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Q: When did the Olympic games start taking place in other countries?
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