the first modern Olympic games was held in Athens in 8196
No, the Olympic Games were held at Olympia in southern Greece. It hosted the first modern Olympic Games.
The first 'ancient' Olympic Games were held in Greece in 776 BC. The first 'modern' Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece in 1896.
The state of Pennsylvania has never hosted the Olympic Games.
Evangelos Zappas, a wealthy Greek philanthropist, sponsored the first modern revival of the Olympic Games.The first modern international Olympic Games was held in an Athens city square in 1859. Zappas paid for the refurbishment of the ancient Panathenian Stadium. This first modern international Olympic Games to be hosted in a stadium was hosted there in 1870, followed by a second 1875. The same stadium was refurbished a second time and used for the Athens 1896 Games. The revival of the Olympic Games, sponsored by Zappas was a dedicated Olympic Games composed of athletes from two countries: Greece and the Ottoman Empire.
The first of the Modern Olympics was held in 1896, in Athens, the birthplace of the Ancient Olympic Games.
As of the 2008 Games, Jamaica has never hosted an Olympic Games.