Chariot Racing,javelin,discus and pankration
Spageti belly and boobie jugling
the "modern day" Olypics were first held in 1896
1908, 1948 and 2012.
They were held in London in the 1800's.
how many people attend in the athletics and the oylmpics this year 2008? what kind of experience have? where was the first athletics held?
The first sports event called the Olympic games in the modern era was held in Much Wenlock (a village in England) in 1850. The first Olympiad organised by the IOC was held in Athens in 1896.
both are/were held every 4 years, or as the ancient Greeks called it, every olympiad
The first modern Olympic games were held in Athens in 1986 but the the first ancient olympic games were held in Olympia 776BC
The Olympic games originated in Ancient Greece where they were held every four years as a festival of Zeus. They were held from 776 to BCE to 393 CE. The modern Olympics revived these ancient games in 1896 and have been held off and on ever since.