Some running events were included in the original Greek games.
there is really no answer on when and where it origanated!
in ancient Greece
The Olympic sport of cross country skiing is one of the oldest in the Winter Olympic games. The origins of the sport can be traced back to the end of the nineteenth century in Norway.
Olympia, in ancient Greece
The last country to host the Olympic games was England.
As a festival in honour of the god Zeus.
The country the Olympic Airways originated from is Athens, Greece. The Olympic Airways, otherwise known as Olympic Airlines, is a widely known flag carrier airline.
Officially, no country "wins" the Olympic Games. Medal standings are not recognized by the International Olympic Committee.
How did the olympic oath originate?
Zeus created the Olympics in Olympia.
in france The first country was France
The concept of the Olympic games began in Greece, and therefore Greece can be considered the first country to participate in the games.
New Zealand has participated in all olympic games
China hosted the 2008 olympic games in Beijing
the Olympic games originated from one of the celebrations of the 10 favours of Hercules this festival included the games of veresing each other in a fight,running and chariot racing
No games in 1970
No games in 1974
No games in 1978
No games in 1982
the first modern Olympic games was held in Athens in 8196