Olympic Games were first originated in the Ancient Greece which has its own ancient history. There are many important unknown facts present regarding the Olympic Games. These are the games which were held to respect the Zeus. It is dated that the first Olympic was held during 776 B.C
These games were held in every four years. There were no big price amounts and medals given to the winners of the game. Olive Leafed Crown or a Wreath will be the price given to the winner of every Athletic Games. But people of that time were really happy about it and they thoroughly enjoyed doing this once in every 4 years.
There were only very few events and games present during those days. But there are many different kinds of games and events have been added in this era’s Olympics. Celebrations related to religions and also there were competitions which were mainly for the artists.
During those days, the only criteria which are required to take part in the Olympic events are to be a Greek Citizen. Only by then you will be able to participate in any event. If not, then you will not be allowed to take part in the competitions. The Olympic Games will always be held at the Olympia and nowhere else, as it is one of the traditions they had.
Still there are many different stories and myths present regarding the origin of the Olympic Games and most of them are really interesting. The first game was a foot race which was held for the women. Foot races were the ones which were done by the men.
But as days passed and people evolved and so the rules and the games. Everything became politics and the greediness also got evolved with the human. The modern Olympic Games are entirely different from the ancient One, which is one of the most famous international events which are conducted between countries of the world.
There will be around 200 different nations participating in this event which is such a huge event to imagine. It is actually true that there are many different changes which are made in the modern Olympics. Also, there are some changes made like separate matches for the physically disabled people called Paralympics and the winter Olympic Games during the winter, for teenagers, there is an individual Olympic event named the Youth Olympic Games are also conducted.
There is an individual committee created to make the important decisions regarding the Olympic matches and the changes which could be made every four years. The committee named as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and this is the one who is responsible for all the decisions which are made in the game and likewise. They are the ones who have the complete authority to decide even about the host nation and the city where it is about to happen. The IOC is the one who is completely responsible for the organizing stuff and even for the funds to make this happen.
And thus, Rio Olympia 2016 is the fore-coming Olympic Games which are about to happen here in Brazil. This will be the most awaited moment for many million fans of this big and grand event which is about to begin by the 5th of August at the Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Many different countries are about to participate in this Olympics who are eagerly waiting to prove their talents. And thus, these are the main important things which we must get to know the Origin of the Olympic Games and the difference between the ancient Olympics and the new modern Olympics where you can see the drastic changes which have happened along with the evolution of human.