2004 Athens Olympics Photograph by Ian Waldie, Getty Images Athens, Greece, was the home of the ancient Olympic Games and host of the first modern Olympics in 1896. In 2004, the games returned to their birthplace. Here, drummers surround the Olympic rings during the opening ceremony on August 13, 2004. In addition to being the first Olympic Games to feature women's wrestling.
Warming world may put most cities off-limits for summer Olympics. By 2085, only eight Northern Hemisphere cities outside of western Europe are likely to be cool enough to host the summer games. San Francisco would be one of just three North American cities that could serve as hosts. By 2085, Istanbul, Madrid, Rome, Paris and Budapest would be unfit to host the games. Tokyo, the city that has secured the 2020 summer Olympiad, would also be too hot. No African or Latin American cities would…
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