The modern Olympic Games began in Athens, 1896.1896 is the year
Women begin participating in the modern Olypic games in 1900s
1896 in Athens
1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm.
The original Olympics committee wanted to begin the new Olympic Games where the old ones had been played.
There were several attempts to start a tradition of modern Olympic games, starting during the French Revolution. The first modern Olympic games under the governance of an international Olympic committee were held in Athens in 1896.
The Olympic games begin on the 8th of August 2008.
It began for men in the modern Olympics in 1896, and for women in 1912.
The Olympics became modern back in it's birthplace in 1896, a lapse of 1,500 years.
The founder of the modern Olympic Games was Evanglis Zappas.
The first time the modern olympic games were held in Athens was the very first modern olympic games in 1896.