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Summer Olympics - sports that are practiced during the summer months, such as swimming and Basketball.

Winter Olympics - sports practiced during winter months, such as skiing and Snowboarding.

Paralympics - in which the contenders have disablities

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Is it true that the Olympics and Paralympic summer and winter games are held in the same year?

Yes it is true. The paralympic games are usually held a week or two after the main Olympic games wrap up. They are usually held in the same city using many of the same venues. For example the Olympic Schedule would look something like this. 2010 Vancouver Olympic winter games - February Paralympic winter games - March 2012 London Olympic summer games - July & August Paralympic summer games - August & September

Where will the 2038 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games be held?

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What number will the 2014 Winter Olympics be?

These olympics were the 12th winter olympic games. The 11th paralympic winter games.

What are different Olympic games?

It depends upon the particular Olympics. There are summer and winter Olympics. An example of a summer Olympic game is basketball. An example of a winter Olympic game is ice hockey.

When do the Olympic games happen?

The Summer, Winter, Paralympic, and Youth Olympic games (otherwise known as the Modern Olympic games) are held every four years. The Winter Olympics are held half way between the Summer Olympics, so Beijing 2008 (summer) was held in 2008, Vancouver 2010 (winter) was held in 2010, and London 2012 (summer) was held in 2012. The Summer and Winter Paralympics are held shortly after their respective Olympic counterparts in the same year. The Youth Olympics also holds summer and winter events. The summer events are held in the same year as the Winter Olympics, while the winter events are held in the same year as the Summer Olympics.

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.

Can you name three summer and winter Olympic sports?

Summer Olympic Sports- Beach Volleyball, Track and Field, and different swimming events. Winter Olympic Sports- Hockey, Figure Skating, and Bobsledding

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Is tennis a summer or winter Olympic Sport?


The 2016 Olympic games in the summer or winter?


What Olympic has more events winter or summer?


What is the difference between summer and winter olympic?

One's in the summer and the other in the winter........

How many Paralympic sports are there?

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When was the first Paralympics World Cup?

Paralympic GamesThe Summer Games of 1988 held in Seoul was the first time the term "Paralympic" came into official use.The Paralympic Games are a major international multi-sport event where athletes with physical disabilities compete; this includes athletes with mobility disabilities, amputations, blindness, and cerebral palsy.There are winter and summer paralympic games, which are held immediately following their respective olympic games. All Paralympic Games are governed by the International Paralympic Committee(IPC).

What were the goals of VANOC the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games?

VANOC's goal for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games was to create theaters for sport and top conditions for athletes. They also sought to make it an exciting place for spectators.

What is VANOC?

VANOC is the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. VANOC was incorporated on September 30, 2003, to support and promote the development of sport in Canada by planning, organizing, financing and staging the XXI Olympic Winter Games and X Paralympic Winter Games in 2010.

When was Winter Paralympic Games created?

Winter Paralympic Games was created in 1976.

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Where was the winter Olympics held in 2009?

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How many Olympic medals has Bulgaria won?

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How many olympic medals has Italy won?

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