The Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known .. on the other side. The countdown to the start of the Olympics began with a ceremony for the lighting of the Olympic flame in Olympia, Greece.
Relive the moments that went down in history from the London Summer Olympics. Access official videos, results, sport and athlete records.
All the best photo and video highlights of Athletics at the London Summer Games Olympics, plus official results and medals by event and athlete.
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The Greeks that came to the Sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia shared the same religious beliefs The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, in
For more information on the Olympics timeline, the nature of the Ancient Olympics Englishman Richard Chandler discovered the site of ancient Olympia.
A leaked document of the playlist for the Olympics opening ceremony gives an insight into Danny Boyle's music vision for the £27m.
The Olympic Games began over 2, years ago in Olympia, in south west The ancient Olympics wasn't just about the sport, it was a religious festival too.
Beach Volleyball - Lausanne, Switzerland, December 20, – Beach volleyball has been named as one of the highlights of the London Olympic Games.