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WWI cause the 1916 Olympic Games to be cancelled.

WWII cause the 1940 and 1944 Olympic Games to be cancelled.

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Why did ancient Olympics have wars?

The Olympic Games were a week of no wars.

Did the ancient Olympics have wars?

The Olympic Games caused a pause in wars.

What years were the Olympic games suspended?

when the world wars were on

Why were the olympic games cancelled?

They were cancelled because of the WARS.

When has the Olympic Games not gone ahead?

In both the world wars

Why were there no olympic games in the years 191619401944?

The Olympic games were cancelled in 1916, 1940, and 1944 due to World Wars I and II.

What stopped during the ancient Olympic competitions?

During the original Olympic Games, all wars stopped and resumed after the Games were over.

When the olympic games started did war happen in ancient Greece?

All wars were paused during the olympic games in ancient Greece.

What had to be halted for the ancient Olympic games?

War. If there were any battles or wars going on, they would call a temporary truce to play in the Olympic games.

When has the Olympic Games been cancelled?

During World Wars 1 & 2

Has Australia missed any Olympic games?

yes when the two world wars ;)

How were the olympic games interrupted?

The Olympic games were interruppted in 2 ways. One was because some of the athletes were cheating. And two was because of some wars.

What happened in World War 1 Olympics?

The Olympic games were cancelled during the wars

What effect did the decline of the Greek empire have on the early olympic games?

the games lost their noble spirits

What effect did the Olympic Games have on Greece?

There was a pause in the usual inter-city fighting while the games were on.

What used to happen when the olympic games were held when war was going?

The games were canceled during World Wars 1 and 2.

Which year was the Olympic games not held?

Due to the World Wars, there were no Olympics in 1916, 1940 and 1944.

Was the olypmics suspended while the world wars where on?

Yes, the Olympic games of 1916, 1940, and 1944 were all canceled. The Olympic Games of 1916 were due to take place in Germany, ironically.

Is the summer Olympic games and the Olympic games the same?

Yes. The Olympic Games include the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. Summer Olympic Games is said to separate it from the Winter Olympic Games.

What Olympic games were cancelled because of the Olympic games?

the olympic games, of course!

What year did they skip the Olympics?

The (modern) Olympic Games were not celebrated in 1916, 1940 or 1944 due to the World Wars

Where were the 1993 Olympic games?

There were no Olympic games in 1993. There were summer Olympic games in 1992 and 1996. There were winter Olympic games in 1992 and 1994.

1978 Olympic games?

There were no Olympic Games in 1978

How are the Olympic games similar to your Olympic games?


How many modern Olympics were held?

Although the most recent (2008) games was the 29th Olympiad, only 26 Olympic games have taken place. The Olympic games did not take place in 1916, 1940, or 1944 as scheduled due to the world wars.