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The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens Greeece in April of 1896. The IV and XXVII Olympic Games were also held in Athens Greece in 1906 an 2004 respectively.
1896 in Athens
The Heraea games were held during ancient Greek times. They were held for women who were not allowed to watch or participate in the regular Olympic Games. They played all the same events the men did except in a shorter version. The games were called the Heraea games because the were held in honor of the Greek goddess Hera. Hence the name. The games mainly consisted of foot races.
There are 43 events in 9 sports in the first olympic games held in 1896.
58 events were held in the first Commonwealth Games.
272 events were held at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
The first Olympics were held in Athens in 1896.The events includes Track and field
The number of events are 298.
213 events were held at the 1990 Commonwealth Games.
The first Olympic games were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. It was a summer Olympics. The first Winter Olympics were held in 1924 in Chamonix, France; however, winter Olympic events were held as early as London 1908, but not as a separate Olympics.
The first swimming events held for women at the Summer Olympic Games were held in 1912 - competitions in the 100 metre freestyle, and the 4x100 metre freestyle relay.
301 events in 28 sports were held at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.