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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.

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How many Olympic games are played in 2008?

One, the Summer Olympics. There is one Olympic Games played every two years. The Winter Olympic will occur in 2010, the Summer Games again in 2012, the Winter Games again in 2014.


Are the Winter Olympic games telecast?

Yes, they are broadcast with as much fanfare as the Summer Games. Note that they now occur in alternation with the Summer Games, so that there is an Olympic event every two years. The next Winter Games will be in 2014.


Why are the Olympics held every two years?

There are both summer Olympic games and winter Olympic games. Both of which are held four years apart with a two year interval between the summer games and the winter games. So for example, if the last summer Olympics were held in 2004, then the next olympic games will be held this summer, 2008.The Summer and Winter Olympic Games were held every four years and until 1992 they were both held in the same year. Since then they have been separated by a two year gap.


What happend to the summer and winter olympic games after the year 1992?

1992 was the final year that both the Winter Games and Summer Games were held in the same year. Now, the Winter Games and Summer Games are held two years apart from each other.


Why no winter olympic game in 1996?

Starting in 1994, the Winter Games and Summer Games were held two years apart instead of in the same year. The Winter Games were held in 1994 and the Summer Games were held in 1996.


How often are the Olympics played?

The Olympic games are played every four years. But the Summer and Winter Olympics are "staggered", so that there is an Olympic Games every two years (summer, winter, summer winter, etc). The tradition of the Summer Olympics began in 1896. There have been several games not played due to World War I and World War II.


How many sports in the olympic games?

There are two types of Olympic games, each with its own set of sports. There are 29 sports in the summer games and 15 in the winter games.


Which cities hosted the two Olympic Games that were only two years apart?

1992 featured both Summer and Winter games, in Barcelona, Spain and Albertville, France. Then the IOC decided to hold the winter games staggered from the Summer games, so in 1994 the winter games were held in Lillehammer, Norway. Now the winter games are held every four years, but there is some form of Olympic competition every two years.


Where are the winter Olympics being held in 2017?

The Olympic Winter Games are held every four years in the year between Summer Olympic Games, in a year divisible by two. As 2017 is not divisible by 2 there were no Winter Olympics in 2017


How often are the Olympic Games held?

The Olympics Summer Games and the Olympics Winter Games are held two years apart, so there are Olympic contests held every other year.Another way of looking at it is this: The Olympics Summer Games are held every four years; likewise, the Winter Olympics Games are held every four years.Upcoming Games and venues include:2012, Summer Games: London, England2014, Winter Games: Sochi, Russia2016, Summer Games: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil2018, Winter Games: Pyeongchang, South Korea2020, Summer Games: Tokyo, JapanEvery 4 years.


How often do the Olympic games occur?

The Olympics are held every four years. However the Summer and Winter Olympics are not held in the same year. There is a two year gap between the Summer and Winter Olympics. There are Summer Olympic games in 2012 and 2016 and 2020 and every four years after that. There are Winter Olympics games in 2014, 2018, 2022 and every four years after that.


Why are the Olympic games called modern summer Olympic Games?

The word "modern" distinguishes the games since 1896 from the ancient Greek Olympic games from 776 BC. There are two Olympics games, summer and winter, referring to the season of year the games are held in and the sports contested therein.


How often are the summer and winter Olympics held?

An Olympic Games will be held every two years. The Summer Olympics will be held in 2008, then the Winter Olympics in 2010, then the Summer Olympics in 2012, then the Winter Olympics in 2014, and so on.


How many years are there in between the oylmpic games?

There is an Olympic games every two years. But it alternates between summer and winter Olympics.


Why were there Winter Olympics in 1992 and 1994?

A decision was made in 1986 that the winter and summer Olympics would no longer be during the same year. This is why today the winter and summer Olympics are two years apart. Therefore, this is why there were winter Olympics in 1992 and 1994. It was due to the change in years for the Olympics. The Winter Olympic Games are much smaller and much less expensive to produce than the Summer Games, which is why there was a "bonus" Winter Olympics in 1994. The last time the Olympic games were held in the same year was 1992: Winter Games in Albertville, France and Summer Games in Barcelona, Spain.


In what year did the Olympic committee decide to alternate the winter and summer games from being held the same year to having an Olympic games every 2 years?

The International Olympic Committee voted in 1986 to alternate Olympic games every two years starting with the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer.


What is the gap between the Olympics?

Olympic Games are held every two years. In 2008, the Summer Games will be held in Beijing. In 2010, the Winter Games will be held in Vancouver. In 2012, the Summer Games will be held in London. In 2014, the Winter Games will be held in Russia.


How often is the olympic games?

every two years (alternating in summer and winter) i believe that the next olympic games are in 2010 and in Vancouver ( during winter ) hope this helped, Cassie sassie


How frequently are the Olympics held?

Every four years. This applies for both the summer and winter Olympic games. The summer and winter Olympics are held two years apart from each other.


Why 2 years between 1992 and 1994 in the Winter Olympic games?

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How often did the Olympic Games occur?

Historically the winter and summer Olympics both occured in the same year until 1994. In 1994, the Winter Olympics took place and and in 1996 the Summer Olympics took place and now they alternate so that there is an Olympic Games every two years.


When did the winter Olympics go from 4 to 2 years?

They didn't. The Winter Olympics are still held every four years, but as of 1994 Winter Olympic years are midway between Summer Olympic years. Before 1994, the Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics were held in the same years. The only Winter Olympics that were two years apart were the 1992 Games and the 1994 Games.


Do the modern Olympic games occur every 4 years?

Each season's Games occur every four years and are staggered by two years. This means there is an Olympic Games every two years. This year (2008), the Summer Olympics are held. In 2010, the Winter Olympics will be held. In 2012, the Summer Olympics will be held. In 2014, the Winter Olympics will be held.


How many years is the interval between Olympic games?

The Summer Olympic games are held every 4 years, in years evenly divisible by 4. The Winter Olympic Games are also held every 4 years, offset by 2 years from the Summer Games. So there is a two-year interval between any given Summer Olympics and the preceding or following Winter Games. The change to the schedule of the modern Olympics was made in 1994, so there were Winter Olympics in both 1992 and 1994. Previously they were held the same year as the Summer Olympics, beginning in 1924.


Are the Olympics on every four years?

There is an Olympic Games every two years, alternating between Summer Olympics and Winter Olympics.