First established April 6, 1896
241 people competed in the first Olympics
How many Countries participate?
205 countries competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics
There are 300 different competitions.
How much does it cost to set up the Olympics?
The next Olympics is taking place in Rio 2016
Who decides where the next Olympics will take place?
Any city that wants to host the next Olympic games must put in a bid to the International Olympic Committee and go through a 10 month investigation.