The use of a sword as a world wide sport is called fencing. This sport is featured in the modern Olympic games and has originated in African continent.
The first Olympic Games were held in Olympia (southwest of the Balkans) in ancient Greece in 776BC. The sport events got their name from the place where they originated from.
olympic games = 奥运会 (ao4 yun4 hui4)
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.
The Ancient Greeks held the games at Olympus, Greece, thus giving the name 'The Olympic Games'. In 1894, Pierre de Coubertin wanted to continue the Olympics, and named these modern Olympics the 'Modern Olympic Games'.
This name is Latin, so its first origin was in Italy.Laura is short for Laurentia, which is the feminine of Laurentius, which means "laurel".A crown of laurels was awarded to the winning athletes in the Olympic Games, so Laura is a name that suggests "victory".
No, Fiji has never hosted the Olympic Games.
Games of the XXX Olympiad
Well, the Olympic games started in Greece. The Greeks believed that their gods roamed on Mount Olympus. So that is where the name comes from.