The First Modern Olympics

The first modern Olympics was held in Athens, Greece in 1896 from April 6 - April 15.  241 athletes participated in 43 different events from 14 different countries.  The events that the athletes participated in were: athletics, road cycling, track cycling, fencing, artistic gymnastics, shooting, swimming, tennis, weightlifting, and wrestling greco-roman style.  The 14 countries that participated…
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2018 Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea from February 9 to February 25 with the opening ceremonies on February 8.  The mascot for the games is a white tiger named Soohorang and the emblem (pictured below) for the games has 2 characters: the first one representing a gathering place where heaven…
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