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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 ...
Track & Field Olympic Games History
A brief history of Track & Field events at the ancient and modern Olympic Games.
... The opening ceremony of the first modern Olympics, in Athens in 1896.
Illustrated History of Olympic Swimming - About.com
1904 - The St. Louis Olympics had 9 swimming events for men. This was the first
and only time that the Olympic swimmers raced in yards. This was also the first ...
History of the Olympics - 1960 Olympic Games in Rome
The 1960 Olympic Games were the first Olympics to be fully covered by television
. Abebe Bikila of Ethiopia surprisingly won the gold medal in the marathon ...
Ancient Olympic Games Origins and History
Conventionally, the ancient Olympic games began in 776 B.C., based on records
of stade-length races. The victor of this first Olympic game was Koroibos of Elis, ...