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As a festival in honour of the god Zeus.

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Q: Why did the Olympic Games originate?
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Why did the modern Olympic games originate?

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When did the olympic games originate?

776BC


In which country did the olympic games originate?

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When and where did the olympic games originate?

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When and where did the Olympic games originate from?

in ancient Greece


Where did the olympic games originate?

Olympia, in ancient Greece


What continent did the olympic games originate?

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Why did the ancient Olympic games originate?

Zeus created the Olympics in Olympia.


Where and what year did the Olympic Games originate?

Olympia in Elis, southern Greece 776 BCE.


Where did the word Olympic originate?

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In what country did running first originate in the Olympic Games?

Some running events were included in the original Greek games.


What are the olympic games and how did they originate?

the Olympic games originated from one of the celebrations of the 10 favours of Hercules this festival included the games of veresing each other in a fight,running and chariot racing


When did the original Olympic games first began and where?

I am not sure when they first started but they originate from Olympus in Greece.


When and where did the the Olympic Games originate?

Olympia in Elis in southern Greece as a religious festival for Zeus in 776 BCE.


When and where did the Olympic Games first originate?

Olympia in Elis in southern Greece as a religious festival for Zeus in 776 BCE.


Is the summer Olympic games and the Olympic games the same?

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rome in something called the olympic games p.s. cheack out edgenum38 on youtube and watch his wrestling video


How did the Olympic Games come about or originate?

The began at Olympia in Elis in southern Greece as a religious festival for Zeus in 776 BCE.


What Olympic games were cancelled because of the Olympic games?

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How did curling originate?

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