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History of the Olympics - List of the Olympic Games
A year-by-year overview of all the modern Olympic Games.
History of the Olympics - 1896 Olympic Games in Athens
The first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. Learn more about the first Olympic athletes and the events they competed in.
History of the Olympics - 1924 Olympic Games in Paris
The 1924 Olympic Games saw the addition of winter sports and the elimination of tennis. Find out what else made the 1924 Olympic Games special.
Olympic Games Host Cities (1896 to 2020) - Geography - About.com
A complete listing of all Olympic Game cities from the beginning of the modern Olympics in 1896 through 2020. Includes all Summer Olympic Games and Winter ...
Ancient Olympic Games Origins and History - Ancient/Classical History
Information on the origins of the ancient Olympic games.
History of the First Olympic Games Video
The first Olympic games were held in Olympia thousands of years ago, in honor of Greek god Zeus. Watch this About.com video to learn more about the history ...
1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany - 20th Century History
In 1936, Nazi Germany hosted both the Winter and Summer Olympic Games. Despite Nazi Germany's obvious antisemitism, no country successfully boycotted ...
History of the Olympics - 1960 Olympic Games in Rome
The 1960 Olympic Games were held in Rome and featured the star athletes Abebe Bikila (who ran and won the marathon while barefoot) and Cassius Clay ...
Ancient Olympic Games 101 - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Learn more about the Olympic games with this profile (1) showing that the games were religious events honoring Zeus at Olympia, which, over time, became ...
History of the Olympics - 1948 Olympic Games in London
When it was announced that the Olympic Games would be resumed, many debated whether it was wise to have a festival when many European countries were ...