The history of the Olympic Games The Events : In total the Olympic Games consisted of 10 events: running, pentathlon, jumping, discus, javelin, wrestling, boxing, the pangkration, chariot racing, and horse racing. The first Olympic Games were organized in ancient Greece around 776 B.C. and were held with the utmostRead More →

There is no other ancient site that has more relevance on today’s world than Olympia. Olympia was the most important religious and athletic centre in Greece, and as such, it must be included in everybody’s itinerary. There are amusing myths and stories about ancient Olympia and the Olympic Games thatRead More →