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Yes, they were cancelled 5 times because of the World Wars.

1916 Summer (there were no Winter Olympics back then)

1940 Summer

1940 Winter

1944 Summer

1944 Winter

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What years were the olympic games cancelled?

The Olympics have been canceled a handful of times. The Summer Olympics were canceled in 1916, 1940, and 1944. The Winter Olympics were also canceled in 1940 and 1944.

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