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History of the Olympics - List of the Olympic Games
A year-by-year overview of all the modern Olympic Games.
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 ...
1952 Olympic Games - Helsinki, Finland - 20th Century History
Since the Soviet Union joined in their first Olympics since 1912, the 1952 Olympic Games were largely a reflection of the Cold War.
Track & Field Olympic Games History - Track and Field - About.com
A brief history of Track & Field events at the ancient and 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 - Olympics - Ancient / Classical History - About.com
Find out about the ancient Olympic Games, the most important of the Panhellenic games that honored individual athletes and their places of origin, somewhat ...
The 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles - History
Since the world was mired in the Great Depression, many countries and guests were slow to respond to invitations to the 1932 Olympic Games. However, the ...
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 ...
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 ...