The Ancient Olympic Games were held every four years, a tradition that continues in the modern era.
The pentathlon is a modern Olympics sport.
The Ancient Olympic Games consisted of only one race, the "stade" race
about 5 or 9.
* about 5 or 9 and one of them is discus throwing.
In about 1877The first modern Olympic games were held on April 6th, 1896 in Athens, Greece.
302 events and 28 sports
No. In fact the ancient games have little resemblance to our modern Olympics. Modern sports events are so much more complex than in days of old. These did not include riding horses.
The Greeks in ancient times started the games and the modern games is governed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), who not only choose the city, but also the sports and events by voting.
In ancient Greece Olympia was the venue for the games which took their name after this city: The Olympic games. They were not in Athens. The modern Olympic Games are different.