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6 April 1896: the 100m opens the first Olympic Games of the modern eraAthletics
Athens 1896 postscript
John and Sumner Paine (USA) - Shooting Shooting
Masson takes the velodrome by storm
Hajos turns tragedy into glory in the waterSwimming

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Top reasons why the Athens 1896 Olympics were important for modern sport
The sabre – the only weapon to have been at every Games since 1896Fencing
6 April 1896: the 100m opens the first Olympic Games of the modern eraAthletics
Athens 1896 postscript
John and Sumner Paine (USA) - Shooting Shooting