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 first Modern Summer Olympic Games took place in 1896, in Athens, Greece.
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.
The Summer Modern Olympic Games occur every four years since 1896. The Winter Modern Olympic Games also occur every four years since 1924. So, since there were Summer Olympic Games in 2008, there will be Winter Olympic Games in 2010, and more Summer Olympic Games in 2012.
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 modern summer Olympic Games were first held in Athens, Greece, in 1896.
The modern Olympic Games was initiated by Pierre de Coubertin, who was from France. In 1894, he set up the IOC or International Olympic Committee in Paris. The first summer Olympic games was held in 1896 while the winter Olympic games was held in 1924.
The summer Olympics and winter Olympics are held every four years.
The United States has won the most medals at the Summer Olympics in the history of the Modern Olympic Games.
The "International Olympic Committee" (IOC) organizes the modern Olympic Games and the Youth Olympic Games, held in Summer and Winter, every four years.
Yes, its participation at the modern Olympic Games began since 1928, and has hosted the Summer Olympic Games once, in 1968.
What major sporting event takes place in every leap year
The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens between April 6 and April 15, 1896.
1896 was the year of the first modern olympic games (summer) and was held in Athens, Greece
Summer Olympic Games was created in 1896.
The 1896 Summer Olympics, formally called the Games of the I Olympiad, were the first modern Summer Olympic Games and the first Games since Roman emperor Theodosius I banned the Ancient Olympic Games in AD 393 as part of the Christian campaign against paganism. They were held between 6 April and 15 April 1896.
For the modern Olympic games, the first Olympic torch was lit in 1936 in Berlin, Germany. Those was the first Summer Olympic games in history.
The first modern Summer Olympics were held in 1896, in Athens, Greece.
The fifth summer olympic games were in berlin 1916.
The summer Olympic Games, like the winter Olympic Games, are held every four years.
Five countries - Australia, France, Great Britain, Greece and Switzerland - have sent teams to every single Summer Olympic Games. Fadi Amro
The olympic games were stated up again in 1896, and it was called the 1st modern olympaid.
Jamaica has never held the Summer Olympic games.
The 2024 Summer Olympic Games host city will be announced in the summer of 2015.
Australia has had representatives at every modern summer Olympic Games, although they competed as 'Australasia' in 1908 and 1912 combined with New Zealand. Australians have won medals at every modern summer Olympics except for 1908 in St Louis.
The ancient olympic games ended in 393AD on the orders of the emperor Theodosius I. The modern olympics began in the summer of 1896. They were held in Athens.