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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.

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What sports were included in 1924?

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


What sports are done at the Olympics?

Some sports included in the Summer Olympics are swimming, gymnastics, and golf. Winter Olympic sports include luge, curling, hockey, and figure skating.


What is the difference between summer and winter Olympics?

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.


What is the difference between the Winter Olympics and the Summer Olympics?

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.


Before the winter Olympics there were two winter sports included in the summer Olympics?

Ice hockey and figure skating.Ice hockey was first competed in 1920 and figure skating in 1908. The first Winter Olympics were in 1924.


Why do you have summer Olympics and a winter 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.


Is swimming a summer or winter sport?

Swimming is in included in the Summer Olympics.


What is the difference between the Summer Olympic Games and the Winter Olympic Games?

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.


How did the winter Olympics begin?

By moving all the sports that seemed like winter sports from the summer games to the winter games


Is figure skating included in the Summer Olympics?

No, figure skating is in the Winter Olympics and will be competed in the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.


What are the 10 sports played at the Olympics?

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.


Who won the 2008 winter Olympics?

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.


How are the Summer Olympic Winter Olympic and Paralympic games different?

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 two Winter Olympic games were from the Summer Olympic games?

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.


What are some of the events in the olympics?

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.


What type of sports were in the Athena Winter Olympics?

None - the winter Olympics were never held in Athens. The summer Olympics have been held there several times, though.


What kind of sports were involved in the winter and summer Olympics?

tennis,swimming,


Why is Ice Hockey In the Olympics?

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.


Where did the Olympic sports take place?

The last summer Olympics were in Beijing , the last winter Olympics were in Vancouver.


What are the games from the Olympic games?

for summer Olympics http://www.mahalo.com/olympic-sports-list and for winter Olympics http://www.topendsports.com/events/winter/sports/


How many games are in the Olympic games?

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).


What year were the modern day Olympics held?

Your question is very vague. . There are two Olympics - Summer sports and Winter sports. The games for these are held 4 years apart but the Winter games comes 2 years after the Summer Games. The last winter Olympics was in 2010, held in Vancouver Canada. The last summer Olympics was in 2008, held in Beijing China. We are currently holding the 2012 summer Olympics in London England. We will hold the next 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


Why were the Olympics divided into summer and winter games?

There are warm weather sports, such as diving, and cold weather sports, such as skiing.


What's the difference between the winter and summer Olympics?

Summer olypmics are events surrounding sports such as swimming, track and field, weightlifting, etc etc. The winter Olympics only have events that are ice and snow related, like skating, hockey, skiiing and other things like snowboarding and such. The winter olypmics are held during the winter time and the summer Olympics are held during the summer.


Are these the winter or summer Olympics?

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.