A celebration to the god Zeus.
Men sports (races).
The Olympics are modeled after the ancient Greek Olympics which were a competition between Greek city-states. The Winter Olympics happen now to have snow and ice sports in the Olympics.
The Ancient Olympics were banned but Pierre de Coubertin wanted people to do sports and then the Modern Olympic games were created in memory of the Ancient Olympic games so that kinda why.
The Ancient Greek Olympics
They could possible be killed trying to get in.
The ancient Olympics began in 776 BC
In the Ancient Olympics the competitors were nude.
they ancient Olympics begun to honor their gods
Ancient Greeks had the Olympics to honor Zeus.
There were 9 events at the ancient olympics
The Olympics is an Ancient Greek festival.
ones ancient ones modern
The athletes of the ancient Olympics were young Greek men.
the first ancient Olympics where head in grease
They wore NO CLOTHES at the Ancient Olympics!! .
They didn't do swimming in the ancient Olympics.
Ancient Olympics were only hosted in Olympia
ancient Olympics were held every 4 years
when was the last ancient olympics held
Only men were able to compete in the Ancient Olympics. Women were forbid to enter the Ancient Olympics, or, Olympia, as it was called back then.
The Ancient Olympics were held in Olympia, Greece. Modern Olympics are held in various areas.
They didn't. The modern Olympics was restarted in the late 1800's and not directly linked to the ancient Olympics at all.