The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is in full swing. Records are being broken and historic moments are being made. Equally captivating is the history of the world’s most prestigious amateur sporting event. The first Olympic games were held in Ancient Greece in 776 BC. where representatives from various city-states were in attendance. The first event was a 192-meter foot race, but other events were soon added including chariot races and combat sports. Enjoy a preview video tour of past Olympics. Select “View Full Title” to watch the entire video. Off-campus users will be prompted to log in using their PCC ID.