The Roman Emperor Thedosius I banned the games.Temples were destroyed. Earthquakes and a flood buried Olympia underground and it stayed that way for 1000 years.
The olympic motto is ''Citius , Altius, Fortius," which means swifter, higher , stronger.''
The flame is then carried around the country using a series of torches carried by people running, walking, riding horses and camels , scuba diving, and using other means.
Theres a game in the olympics called curling
The first winter olympics were held in 1924. There were skiing, figure skating and hockey
Theres a game called bobsled to.
A wealthy french man named baron pierre de coubertain became intrested in the olympics.
The tradition of the olympic flame began during the ancient olympic games over 2700 years ago in greece.
The idea of a separate Winter Olympics was first proposed in 1921. In 1924, a competition called International Winter Sports Week was held in France. It was a great success and later became known as the first Winter Olympics.