The first Olympic Games took place in Greece more than two thousand and seven hundred years ago. Every year there was no war for five days and sports competitions took place. The Games were organised for more than six hundred years. The modern Olympic Games began again in 1896. They take place every four years. During the Olympic Games there are competitions in many kinds of sport. They are for example: running, jumping, athletics, boxing, football and others. Winter Olympic Games took place in 1924. The Games have taken place in many countries. The sportsman in our village who took first place in Olympic Games received silver medals, and those who finished third received bronze medals. The Olympic Games are very popular in the world. They help world peace and friendship.