Olympic Summer and Winter Games

The Olympic Games date back to ancient times. According to the traditional ancient calendar, the first official Olympic Games were held in 776 BC. The venue was the scared grove of Olympia located in present-day Greece. The most important sporting event of ancient times was held every four years even back then and was a part of the Panhellenic Games. The Olympic Games continued to be held until

View map in the atlas

Olympic Games

Tags: Global Switzerland, Tourism and Leisure time, Sport, Top-class sports, Precision sports, Ball game, Records, Sport
Spatial extent: World
Time: 2016
Distinction: Current IOC Nations, All-time IOC Nations