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The 1916 Olympic Games were cancelled due to the outbreak of World War I.

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What Olympic games were cancelled because of the Olympic games?

the olympic games, of course!

Why was the 1940 olympic games cancelled?

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Did wars effect the olympic games?

WWI cause the 1916 Olympic Games to be cancelled. WWII cause the 1940 and 1944 Olympic Games to be cancelled.

Where were the Olympics held in 1916?

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