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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.

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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

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What number is this 2008 Summer Olympics?

The modern Summer Olympic Games was started in 1896. There have been 28 Summer Olympic Games held. The modern Winter Olympic Games were started in 1924. There have been 20 Winter Olympic Games held.


In what year were the first Modern Summer Olympic Games?

The first Modern Summer Olympic Games took place in 1896, in Athens, Greece.


How much rest do Olympics get?

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What are the origins of the modern olympic games?

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When was Summer Olympic Games created?

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