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Ancient Olympic games

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Talking About The Past. The Olympic Games. (Author-Bouabdellah) 03-08-2009
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Ancient Olympic games

 
  
The Olympic Games began over years ago in , in southwest Greece.
 
The Games were part of a festival.
 
The games were held in honour of , and were held every years at Olympia.
 
People from all over the world came to watch and take part.
 
At the first Olympic Games, the only event was a short sprint from one end of the to the other.
 
Later they included , boxing, long jump, throwing the javelin and , and chariot racing.
 
Winners were given a , and a hero's welcome back home.