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The ancient Olympics were used as a way to avoid war when it came to dividing up territory. The modern Olympics is done to bring together the nations in peace and unity even though we all know it's so that we can have pride in our nation for kicking the crap out of everyone else.

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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

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How are ancient Olympics different to modern Olympics?

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Why did the ancient Olympics become the modern Olympics?

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How has the ancient Olympics influnced the modern Olympics?

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What sports did they have in the first modern Olympics?

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Are all of the events of the Ancient Olympics in the Modern Olympics?

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Were the Ancient Olympics on television?

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In which country were the ancient Olympics held?

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What are the sports in the modern Olympics that weren't in the Ancient Olympics?

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What is the differences between the ancient and modern Olympics?

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What country did the modern Olympics begin?

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