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Greek history & culture

The Trojan War, the famous bloodshed between the Greeks and the defenders of the city of Troy in Anatolia, sometime in the Late Bronze Age, has been capturing the interest of people for thousands of years both as a myth and a historic event. The legendary conflict is dated by later Greek writers to the 12th or 13th century BC. 

When you think about the biggest sports event in the world, you immediately think of the Olympic Games. And you’re right! The Olympic Games have captured the interest of sports fans around the world since antiquity, keeping them excited and eager to see the accomplishments of the established athletes they’re rooting for. But how did it all begin? Let’s take a look at the vast history of the event that has defined sportsmanship as we know it today.