Anglų rašinys. The Olympic Games are the world’s number one sports event. There have been two Olympic Games eras – ancient and modern. The Olympic Games were first held at Olympia in Greece in 776 BC. The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in 1896. The first Winter Games were held in 1924, in Chamonix France. The International Olympic Academy is a special centre at Olympia in Greece.The Olympic ceremony is usually a huge show of song, dance and music by people from the host country. Silver and bronze medals are made of solid metal, but gold medals of gold – plated silver.