Why would they stop them!!!Meant to unite the would in a sporting event!!!
the first modern day Olympics were held in Greece in 1896
A sacrifice to Zeus, in whose honour the Games were held.
Olympic games were held in Olympia [350 kms west of Athens] since 776 BC until 395 AD, every 4 years and were dedicated to Zeus. In modern times  the Olympic games were relaunched and the first event was held in Athens Greece. Athens had the honor to host the Olympic Games for a second time in the year 2004 [August 13 - 29]. The first Modern Day Olympics were also held in Athens in 1896.
The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece between April 6 and April 15, 1896.
In 2008 , the August 8 th is the Olympic day , as the 2008 Beijing Olympic games is opening on that day .
The location of the Olympic games in Greece originated in Olympia, Greece. The ancient Olympics were held in Athens,Greece at the Parthenon.The modern day Olympics that have been held in Greece were held at the Olympic Stadium in Athens.
It will be held in standford london.
the "modern day" Olypics were first held in 1896
Opening ceremonies were on 6 April 1896; closing ceremonies were on 15 April 1896.
The ancient Olympic Games were first created in 776 BCE in Olympia, Greece.