July 24, 2012 Beliefs Religion at the Olympics, from ancient Greece to London By Chris Lisee | July 24, 2012 ShareTweet EmailPrint More More on Beliefs Subscribe to Beliefs RNS photo by Mark Wooten / courtesy Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mark_wooten/5260390629/) *Note - due to copyright laws, RNS can not offer the downloadable version of this image. If you would like to download it, please go to the link above. Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here. (RNS) The Olympics began in ancient Greece as a festival to honor a single god, Zeus. But organizers of the games must now navigate myriad sacred fasts and holy days. By Chris Lisee.