Olympics HistoryThe first Olympics was first originated in 1896 Althens, Greece.
The Greeks who gathered to Olympia's Zeus Altar had similar religous beliefs in which they speak the same language.
The participants were all male until 1900 when both genders were allowed to participate in the game held at Paris.
For 12 centuries now, the Olympics were played in Olympia every four years.
The historical games were held at Olympia, spanning 776 BC to 393 AD, the Olympics did not return for 1505 years.