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A widely accepted view is that ancient Olympics started to take place in 776 BC at the sanctuary of Zeus in Olympia, Greece. However, as the Romans gained ground in Greece the Olympics gradually started to lose importance. In 393 AD emperor Theodosius I ordered that all practices of Pagans be ceased and so Olympic games also came to an end.

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