the first Olympics were held in Olympia Grecce in 86 bc. it starts with the Greece lighting a torch to bring it were the games are held the flame symbolized death and rebirth. The games where banned by the roman emperor Thedosius.
When they get there they light the big torch the big torch is not always the same someone might use a and arrow it is mostly held at night.
But before that they bring in the people who will play the game each state has there own flag to walk under.
then each person will go up and tell about them. then the next night one person from each state will play the sport.