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Q: When were the Olympics founded?
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When was the Special Olympics founded?

The Special Olympics was founded in 1962 and is an internationa organization.

How was special Olympics founded?

i think special Olympics were founded because people needed it for their life

Who is the founder of the Olympics?

No certain person founded the Olympics, but the Greeks were known to have started it.

Who founded the ancient Olympics?


When were the modern olympics founded?


Who was the founder of the mondern Olympics?

the person who has founded the modern Olympics is Baron Pierre De Coubertin

How the Olympics started?

The mythic hero Hercules founded them.

Who founded the modern Olympics baron?

Pierre de Coubertin

Who was the founder of the Special Olympics?

Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sister of the President John F. Kennedy, founded the Special Olympics.

When is the Olympics founded and by who?

by john styles the best guy wanna have him KISSI

Who founded the Olympics?

The Greeks. The first recorded Olympic games were in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece. The Olympics were a celebration of Zeus, the King of Greek Gods.

Why is Athens famous for its athletes?

Because the Greeks founded the Olympics which relates to their passion for athletics

Who founded the international olympic games 1894?

The 1894 Olympics were the first to be held in the world, hosted by Athens, Greece.

What Roman Emperor invented the Olympics?

According to legend, the ancient Olympic Games were founded by Heracles (the Roman Hercules)

Have South Korea entered the Olympics every year?

South Korea has participated in every Olympics since 1948 (the year the country was founded), with the exception of the winter games in 1952 and the summer games in 1980.

Who started the Olympic games?

The Baron Pierre de Coubertin founded the modern Olympics in Athens in 1896 to reunite the world through sports.

What are some greek facts?

Greece is the country where the Olympics were founded. The country is actually made up of many different islands, and is in Europe.

Who made the paralympics?

The Paralympics are made by the International Paralympic Committee. They follow the Olympics games every four years. The committee was founded in 1964.

Who started the modern olympic games?

The Baron Pierre de Coubertin founded the modern Olympics in Athens in 1896 to reunite the world through sports.

What are the Olympics where did they start and why did they start and when did they start?

The Olympics are a sports competition that originated from the legend where Hercules founded them. First Olympic game was recorded in 776 BC. Originally, the Olympic Games were held in Athens Greece from the 8th century BC to the 5th century AD

You found a skybox 1992 summer Olympics card with the original dream team photo on it what is it worth?

who found the oylmpics? founded by Heracles (the Roman Hercules), a son of Zeus.

When was the olympic first started?

The original Olympics was formed roughly in the year BC. If you were talking about the new Olympics the were recommenced in the year 1896 in Athens Greece. The choice of country was made by a comity organized by Pierre de Coubertin due to the fact that the original Olympics were founded in ancient Greece. BTW why not just look it up on Google, it would have been just as easy as me answering your question...

Was Tae Kwon Do in the 1984 Olympics?

No, taekwondo was in the 1988 Olympics, 1992 Olympics, 2000 Olympics, 2004 Olympics, 2008 Olympics and it is scheduled to appear in the 2012 Olympics and the 2016 Olympics.

Why did ancient Greeks have the Olympics?

Originally the reason the Greeks founded the Olympics was to have a "family reunion". At the time, Ancient Greeks were scattered from Spain to North Africa, and from Ionia to Italy. This was a way to unite themselves every 4 years. Eventually it turned into a "which colony is the best" competition, and the model that we have today.

Why did they cancel field hockey from the Olympics?

Field hockey was removed from the 1924 Games because there was no single international governing body for the sport. It was replaced to the Olpympics in 1928 when the FIH had been founded.