Origin: 776 B.C.
Olympic Games began over 2,700 years ago in Olympia, in southwest Greece. The Greek Olympics, thought to have begun in 776 BC, inspired the modern Olympic Games which begun in 1896 and men were allow to take part in the Olympics. The Games were held in honour of Zeus, king of the gods. People from all over the Greek world came to watch and take part. The Olympics included Chariot racing, pentathlon, etc.
Nowadays, Female can take part in the Olympics not just men. It is also a lot more fair and less harsh. There are a lot more games in modern Olympics including golf, gymnastic, handball, hockey, sailing, shooting, table tennis, tennis, etc.