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because a guy who i think was king got jealous because the ancient Olympics was held in honour of Zeus and this guy didnt like zues, so he banned it and it re opened at 1896 by a frenchman named Baron Pierre de Coubertin, who presented the idea in 1894.

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Why were the ancient Olympics stopped?

The ancient Olympics were stopped because Christians considered them to be pagan festivals. They were ordered to be stopped and as Christianity spread, even the temples were destroyed.

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