The Summer Olympics are held during the summer and have summer sports and competitions. The Winter Olympics are held during the winter and have winter sports and competitions. Both Olympic competitions are held every four years, but Winter Olympics are held two years after the most recent Summer Olympics.
There are winter Olympics so people with winter sports interest can compete in the games. eg. Skiing, figure skating. Summer Olympics so people with summer sports can compete in the games. Gymnastics, swimming...ect.
Prior to the creation of the Winter Olympics in 1924, figure skating and ice hockey were competed at the Summer Games. Once the Winter Games came into being, these sports were switched from Summer to Winter.
For a list of the sports included in the 1924 Paris Summer Olympics go to: .fanbase.com/Summer-Olympics-1924 For a list of the sports included in the 1924 Chamonix Winter Olympics go to: .fanbase.com/Winter-Olympics-1924
The Winter Olympics have competitions for sports that are considered 'cold weather sports' .... sports that can only be done on snow or ice. These sports include skiing, speed skating, and ski jumping. The Summer Olympics have competitions for sports that are considered 'warm weather sports'. These sports include athletics (track and field), marathon, and equestrian. There are Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics because you can play different sports in different seasons.
By moving all the sports that seemed like winter sports from the summer games to the winter games
for summer Olympics http://www.mahalo.com/olympic-sports-list and for winter Olympics http://www.topendsports.com/events/winter/sports/
There is a lot more than 10 sports played at the Olympics, in fact, there are about 380 sports in the summer and winter Olympics combined.
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
What's the difference between the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics? The events! The Winter Olympics mostly include sports enjoyed in snow and ice or winter sports such as hockey, speed skating, snowboarding and many more. The Summer Olympic has a similar format to the Winter Olympics, but it is hosted in the summer time with mostly outdoor and indoor sports such as track & field, swimming, basketball and many more. The Summer Olympics is generally more popular and welcomed because of the "commonness" or popularity of the sports in it.
The last summer Olympics were in Beijing , the last winter Olympics were in Vancouver.
None - the winter Olympics were never held in Athens. The summer Olympics have been held there several times, though.
Some of the original sports in the Olympics were running, wrestling, and later boxing. Today there are 26 events in the summer Olympics and sports in the winter.
there was no 2008 winter Olympics. There was a 2008 SUMMER Olympics but not winter. There were a bunch of different people that won different medals in different sports in the summer '08 Olympics, not just one person winning the whole thing.
Prior to the first Winter Olympics in 1924, both ice hockey and figure skating were competed at the Summer Olympics. Once the Winter Olympics started, those two sports moved from the Summer Games to the Winter Games.
If the games are taken place during the winter, then it is the Winter Olympics. If the games are taken place in the summer, then its the Summer Olympics.
There are 29 sports in the Summer Olympics (although only 26 sports will be at the 2012 Olympics). There are 15 sports in the Winter Olympics (all 15 were held at the 2010 Olympics).
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2014 Winter Olympics - Sochi, Russia2016 Summer Olympics - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Ice hockey has to do with winter sports, since it requires ice. Also, since ice hockey is usually played in winter, not summer, it would fit better in winter sports than in summer sports.
Ice Hockey has to do with winter sports, since it requires ice. Also, since ice hockey is usually played in winter, not summer, it would fit better in winter sports than in summer sports.
There are warm weather sports, such as diving, and cold weather sports, such as skiing.
The year 2009 will not have Summer Olympics or Winter Olympics. The Olympics only occur once every 2 years, and alternates Summer, Winter, Summer, Winter...