Back to the real Olympic roots

Sally Simmonds has gone back to the origins of the Olympics, joining people from around the region as they compete in the Nemean Games.

Back in time to the origins of the Olympics

This time last week we had the Olympic flame travelling through our region. It was lit from the sun's rays at a temple in Olympia - the very place the games began in Greece nearly three thousand years ago.

It's hard to imagine what the competition was like for the sporty, ancient Greeks, but archaeologists may have found the answer.

Sally Simmonds has been to Greece to find out more. Click on the link below to see her delightful report and beautiful pictures.