The Olympic Games are an international sports competition which are held every four years in a different city. Thousands of athletes from all over the world compete against each other in individual and team sports. Over 1 billion people watch the Olympic Games on TV.
The first Olympic Games were held in Greece in 776 B.C. They were called the ancient games and lasted until the 4th century A.D. The modern games began in 1896, when the Frenchman Pierre de Coubertin revived the Olympiad to bring peace and friendship to young people all over the world.
Contents : 17 pages
-Symbols and ceremonies
-The International Olympic Commitee
-Which athletes can take part?
-The ancient Olympic Games
-Summer and winter games
-Politics and the Olympic Games
-Sites and host cities of the Olympic Games
-Magic Moments of Olympia
-Popular Olympic sports
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