The Olympic games are loosely based on the ancient Olympic Games of ancient Greece. These were called the Olympic Games because they were held in Olympia, which was a plain in the district of Elis, in southern Greece that was regarded as a sacred region.
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yes professionals always play in the Olympic Games that is why they are called OLYMPIC GAMES! stupidType your answer here...
THE FIRST OLYMPIC GAMES WERE CALLED OLIMPA.
It is named after the Queen
The olympic games were stated up again in 1896, and it was called the 1st modern olympaid.
They were called the olympic games!
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.
The Truce is called the 5 days of olympic games because this was wen the number of days was extended from 1 day to 5 days.
The organisers of the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games have unveiled the official Olympic and Paralympic Mascots, Wenlock and Mandeville.
Athletic equipment is not called instruments and the music heard at Olympics is not the focus of 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.
They stay at a specially constructed arena called the 'Olympic Village'.
The word "modern" distinguishes the games since 1896 from the ancient Greek Olympic games from 776 BC. There are two Olympics games, summer and winter, referring to the season of year the games are held in and the sports contested therein.
the olympic games, of course!
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.
The ancient Greek Olympics
New Zealand has never hosted the Olympic games but has hosted the Commonwealth Games three times: 1950 in Auckland (then called the Empire Games), 1974 in Christchurch, 1990 in Auckland.
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It is based on the ancient Athens games A bloke called William Penny Brookes introduced the Modern Olympic games and it stuck eg. London 2012... The first games took place in a small town called Much Wenlock(were I live!)
There are 204 nations, countries, or National Olympic Committees as they are called