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As far as I know it is because they were started by the ancient Greeks and they were held on Mount Olympia.

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What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

Who ended the ancient olympic games

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