The games began in Olympia, Greece in 776 BC.
The Paralympic Games
olympic games = 奥运会 (ao4 yun4 hui4)
In ancient Greece Olympia was the venue for the games which took their name after this city: The Olympic games. They were not in Athens. The modern Olympic Games are different.
Games of the XXX Olympiad
The Ancient Greeks held the games at Olympus, Greece, thus giving the name 'The Olympic Games'. In 1894, Pierre de Coubertin wanted to continue the Olympics, and named these modern Olympics the 'Modern Olympic Games'.
No, Fiji has never hosted the Olympic Games.
Yes. The Olympic Games include the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. Summer Olympic Games is said to separate it from the Winter Olympic Games.
the olympic games, of course!
There was no Olympic Games in 1987... Los Angeles hosted in 1984, Seoul in 1988.
what was the name of the olympic games on 1904 and 1920 and 1932
Well, the Olympic games started in Greece. The Greeks believed that their gods roamed on Mount Olympus. So that is where the name comes from.
Wenlock and Mandeville
they are originated in Greece
In Olympia (hence the name).
The Olympic games in ancient Greece were originally named after the location of the games which was Olympia. Because of this the games were originally called the Olympiads.
I believe this was in Olympia, hence the name Olympic Games.
There were no Olympic games in 1993. There were summer Olympic games in 1992 and 1996. There were winter Olympic games in 1992 and 1994.
There were no Olympic Games in 1978