June 23 is Olympic Day, and we hope you’re ready to celebrate the 123rd birthday of the modern Olympics! That’s right, in 1894, old Baron Pierre de Coubertin (the BPC) managed to put together an athletic congress to revive the ancient Greek Olympics (an interesting account of this is in David Goldblatt’s The Games: A Global History of the Olympics).
Every June, the IOC promotes an event in which they encourage National Olympic Committees to get out their Olympic Spirit and participate in Olympic-style fun–mostly, it encourages orgs to host a fun run, but there are other creative ways in which countries and organization show their spirit, like these Albanians:
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