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Apr 4, 2019 ... On April 6, 1896, the Olympic Games, a long-lost tradition of ancient Greece, are reborn in Athens 1500 years after being banned by Roman ...

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-modern-olympics-is-held

Nov 16, 2009 ... On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games are held in Athens, Greece, with athletes from 14 countries participating. The International ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Games

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics are leading international sporting events featuring ..... The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi were the most expensive Olympic Games in history, costing in excess of US$50 billion. According to a report by ...

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-little-known-history-of-how-the-modern-olympics-got-their-start-138117709/

Samaranch then declared that the man who lay at his feet beneath the Shropshire sod “really was the founder of the modern Olympic Games.” That fellow was ...

https://www.olympic.org/athens-1896

The Athens 1896 Summer Olympic Games (April 6-15) marked the birth of the ... Due to its historical significance, the Greek hosts wanted to win the marathon ...

https://mormonolympians.org/history_modern_olympics

History of the Olympics: The Modern Olympic Games. In an effort to rekindle the spirit of the ancient Olympics of Greece, which had been abolished as a pagan ...

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Learn about how the modern Olympics began and evolved into what the games are today. Includes links to other activities, historical photos, and a teacher's ...

https://www.thoughtco.com/history-of-the-olympics-1779619

Jan 30, 2019 ... After 1500 years with no Olympics, the modern Olympic Games were established. Learn how and why the Games began again.

https://www.infoplease.com/sports/summer-olympics-through-years/modern-olympic-games

The original Olympic Games were celebrated as a religious festival from 776 B.C. ... The idea was enthusiastically received and the Modern Olympics were born.

https://www.britannica.com/event/Athens-1896-Olympic-Games

The Athens Games were the first occurrence of the modern Olympic Games. The inaugural Games of the ... Last Updated: Mar 30, 2019 See Article History.