The modern-day Summer Olympics began in 1896 in Athens, Greece. Every four years, nations compete with their top athletes against one another. Every Summer Olympic Games is here. See if you can get the gold by defeating these quizzes!
There are 123 quizzes and 1,230 trivia questions in this category.
The first Modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in 1896. Since then the format of the Games has evolved to take shape as we now know them, but do you know what was first introduced at the Games in each of the following years?
These are three activities suggested by the Olympic motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius" (Faster, Higher, Stronger). Can you match each of these Olympic gold medallists with the sport in which they lorded it over their competitors?
This quiz will examine Olympic decathlon history. The two day, ten event competition includes: 100-meter dash; long jump; shot put; high jump; 400-meter run; 110-meter hurdles; discus; pole vault; javelin; & 1500-meter run
Road cycling has been a part of the Summer Olympics since 1896, and the Olympic medals recently have acquired a prestige just below the Grand Tours among cyclists. This quiz covers the history of road cycling in the Olympics.
Back before the days of ESPN and round the clock sports and millionaire athletes, the summer Olympics was a very special event. I've come up with a few questions based on my Olympic memories and some stories I've read over the years.