Timeline of the Olympics: From Ancient Greece to Modern Times
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Timeline of the Olympics: From Ancient Greece to Modern Times

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Where were the inaugural Olympic games held?

Olympia, Greece

Who was the first recorded Olympic champion?

A cook named Coroebus

What event marked the first Olympic champion in recorded history?

Footrace

Who was responsible for ending the ancient Olympics in 394 A.D.?

<p>Emperor Theodosius I</p> Signup and view all the answers

In which year were the Olympics revived in Athens?

<p>1896</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the reason behind the revival of the Olympic Games in Athens in 1896?

<p>To promote athleticism and peace</p> Signup and view all the answers

What marked the beginning of the modern Olympics?

<p>The ideals of international peace and sportsmanship</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was significant about Wilma Rudolph's win at the 1960 Olympics?

<p>She overcame polio to win three gold medals</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why was the 1980 Moscow Olympics boycotted by 65 nations?

<p>Due to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was significant about the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics?

<p>It was boycotted by 14 Eastern Bloc countries</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did the 1992 'Dream Team' comprised of?

<p>NBA stars</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was significant about the 2004 Athens Olympics?

<p>It marked the return of the Games to their ancient birthplace</p> Signup and view all the answers

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