A celebration to the god Zeus.
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.
Men sports (races).
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.
They could possible be killed trying to get in.
The Ancient Greek Olympics
In the Ancient Olympics the competitors were nude.
they ancient Olympics begun to honor their gods
The Olympics is an Ancient Greek festival.
There were 9 events at the ancient olympics
The ancient Olympics began in 776 BC