Have you ever asked yourself how and when the Olympic Games all stared? This may be to your surprise but the Olympic Games know nationwide started 3000 years ago. They first started in Greece in honor of the famous god Zeus. Greek citizens gathered together every four years to celebrate with sports events. The name Olympics come from a site names Olympia near the Peloponnese peninsula which was the location of the first ever Olympic games.
During the very first Olympic Games there were various types of sports such as, a footrace, a 400-meter race named the diaulos, a longer... [+] Read more