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Where were the modern olympic games held?

The first Olympic Games of the modern era took place in 1896. They were held in Athens, Greece where they were held in ancient times.

Where were Olympic games held in Greece?

Athens in modern times.

How many times has Athens held the Olympic games?

Olympic games were held in Olympia [350 kms west of Athens] since 776 BC until 395 AD, every 4 years and were dedicated to Zeus. In modern times [1896] the Olympic games were relaunched and the first event was held in Athens Greece. Athens had the honor to host the Olympic Games for a second time in the year 2004 [August 13 - 29]. The first Modern Day Olympics were also held in Athens in 1896.

How many times has Athens held the modern Olympic games?

Twice. Once in 1896 and then in 2004

What was the olympic capital in 1933?

for the modern time olympic games (after the ancient greek ones) it's the united states with 7 times, 4 times for the summer Olympics and 3 for the winter Olympics. every other country has had the olympic games no more than 3-4 time excluding France who have had the games 5 times

How many times has the olympic games been in Greece?

The modern Games started in Athens in 1896. They were held again in Athens in 2004. Therefore, in modern terms, the answer is 2.

How many times has russia held the winter olympic games before?

The first Winter Olympic Games held in Russia were in Sochi in 2014.

Who invented the London 2012 Olympic games?

The Greeks in ancient times started the games and the modern games is governed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), who not only choose the city, but also the sports and events by voting.

How many times has Quatar competed in the Olympics?

Qatar has competed in the Olympic games 8 times. The first year they competed in the Olympic Games was 1984, and they have participated in every one since then.

What was the first martial arts to be accepted at olympic games?

Wrestling has been a part of the Olympics since the earliest games. Other early events with martial applications included races, javelin, and archery. In more modern times various shooting competitions have been added as well as fencing. Judo is the first of the Asian martial arts to be officially added to the Olympic Games with the 1964 games.

How many times were the Olympic games held in the 1950' s?

The Olympic Games were held twice in the 1950s. The first time was in 1952, and the second time was in 1956.

Is London the first city to hold the olympic games three times?

yes it is

Will London be the first city to host the olympic games three times?


How many other cities have hosted the modern olympic games three times?

Only one. Just London

Which country is the first to host the Olympic games 3 times?

The first country to have hosted the Summer Olympic Games 3 times is the USA - games in St Louis (1904), Los Angeles (1932) and Los Angeles (1984). They have also hosted it in Atlanta (1996). Meanwhile, the only city to host the Games 3 times is London.

Why were the Olympic games given that name?

Because the first games were recorded in 776BC at Olymipa in GreeceThe First games were held on mount Olympia in greek in the AD times

Has any city hosted the Olympic Games three times?

London will be the first to do so in 2012.

Where is the 2012 Olympics?

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, are scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. London will become the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times, having previously done so in 1908 and in 1948.

How did the Olympics change over the years?

While the Olympic games have been going on since Ancient Greek times, the modern Olympic was introduced in 1896. In the beginning there were only 9 games in the event. Today there are numerous games in the event and almost every country participates.

How many times India hosting Olympic games?

India never hosted olympic games.

Clippings about the olympic games?

the Olympic games have been playing since the greek times and will continue.

Will London be the first city to host the olympic games three times in 1908 1948 and 2012?

London will be the first city to hold the olympics 3 times

When was the Olympic torch first used?

According to the New York times article the Olympic torch relay did not become a permanent part of the Olympics till the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.

How many years has the Olympics been going on for?

== == The Olympic Games were first recorded in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece, and were celebrated until AD 393. Since their reintroduction at 1896 [first Olympic Games of modern times] there have been 28 Summer Olympiads and in August of 2008 the 29th Summer Olympiad will be held in Beijing. See Related Link below ads

How many times have the Olympic Games been held Africa?

The Olympic Games have not been held in Africa.