In what countries did the Olympics begian?

The first Olympic Games were held in Ancient Greece, in the year 776 B.C. in a place called Olympia. They were held every four years. They were dedicated to the Gods and, during the Olympic Games, allwars-disputes-fighting came to a halt. Only Greek city states and tribes were allowed to take place in the games, such as Athenians, Macedonians, Spartans, Corinthians, Thebans and others. The Olympic games came to a stop byt he Byzantine Emperors in the 5th century A.D. as pagan. The modern Olympic games started again in 1896 in Greece.