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Q: Where the only Olympic games held in Greece?
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What was the only 'unofficial' Olympics ever held in the history of the modern Olympics?

I think it is the 1906 Olympic Games held in Athens, Greece. It is not officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as it is the first and only mid-cycle Intercalated Games to be held in Athens, Greece where some traditons were embraced.

What year and country were the first ever Olympics held?

The first modern Olympic games,were in Athens Greece in the year 1896...prior to that the games were held in Greece,and featured only Greek male athletes

Where were the first original olympic games held in ancient times?

They were held in Olympia, ancient Greece, hence the name for the event, The Olympics. This is also why Greece held the first modern Olympics, why their athletes always come out first in the parade, and why the national anthem of Greece is played at all closing ceremonies.

Were women aloud at the olympic games?

Yes. Women are allowed in the Modern Olympic Games, both as participants, and as spectators. Women were banned from the Ancient Olympic Games held in Greece, (both as participating athletes and as spectators), but, women are certainly allowed in the Modern Olympic Games.

In which year did the ancient olympic ganmes were created?

The ancient Olympic Games were first created in 776 BCE in Olympia, Greece.

In what countries did the Olympics begian?

The first Olympic Games were held in Ancient Greece, in the year 776 B.C. in a place called Olympia. They were held every four years. They were dedicated to the Gods and, during the Olympic Games, allwars-disputes-fighting came to a halt. Only Greek city states and tribes were allowed to take place in the games, such as Athenians, Macedonians, Spartans, Corinthians, Thebans and others. The Olympic games came to a stop byt he Byzantine Emperors in the 5th century A.D. as pagan. The modern Olympic games started again in 1896 in Greece.

How many times have the Olympic Games been held in Rome?

Rome has hosted the Olympic Games only once. That was in 1960.

Were the Olympics the only games held in ancient Greece?


What were the only years that the Olympic Games were not held?

1916, 1940, 1944

What were the major Olympic Games in ancient times?

There were only one Games, at Olympia in Elis in southern Greece.

What country had the first Olympics?

Ancient Greece

Which Olympic games are held only for people with mental disabilities?

Paralympic games.