The first recorded athletics event took place in 776 B.C. when the first Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece. The term "athlete" originated from the Latin word "athleta" and the Greek word "athletes" during the pe... More »

Athletic DNA is an elite membership club for tennis professionals, trainers, coaches and upcoming juniors. It sells high-performance tennis apparel that includes tops, bottoms, hoodies, warm-ups, T-shirts and accessories... More » Science Biology Molecular Biology & DNA

An athletic trainer focuses on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of muscle and bone injuries and illnesses. These trainers work in a myriad of locations including colleges, universities, doctors' offices and sports... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

The first recorded ancient Olympic Games took place in 776 B.C. on the plains of Olympia, Greece. The first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896 in Athens, Greece. More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Olympics

One of the main reasons that ancient Greece fell to Macedonia during the 4th century B.C. was the superior tactical planning employed against Greece by King Philip II of Macedon. In addition to reorganizing and strengthe... More »

Sparta was a city-state on the banks of the Eurotas River and lasted from about 900 to 192 B.C. Around 650 B.C., Sparta was considered the dominant military-land power in Greece. More »

The Ancient Greek Olympic games first started in 776 B.C. to honor Zeus as a 1-day festival; however, the games quickly expanded to a 5-day event filled with many activities by 472 B.C. The games took place every 4 years... More »