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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.
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 ...
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
A brief history of Track & Field events at the ancient and 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 ...
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 ...
History of the Olympics - 1900 Olympic Games in Paris
In 1900, the Olympic Games were held in Paris, France. At the same time of the Olympic Games, Paris was also hosting the World Exhibition, an international fair ...
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.