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Where will the winter Olympics be held in 2008?

The winter Olympics are no longer held in the same year as the summer games. The next winter games will be in 2010 and held in Vermount.


When did the summer Olympics and winter Olympics divide into 2 year interval?

The last year the Winter Games and Summer Games were held in the same year was 1992. The next Winter Games were held in 1994 (Lillehammer) and the next Summer Games were held in 1996 (Atlanta).


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.


If the winter Olympics in Calgary Alberta were in 1988 why aren't the winter Olympics in 2012?

The IOC voted in the 1980's to have the Winter Games not be in the same year as the Summer Games. Thus 1992 was the last year they were both in the same year followed by another Winter Games in 1994, Summer Games in 1996, Winter in 1998 and so on. The next Winter Games is in Vancouver in 2010 and the Summer Games are in 2012 in London.


When did the summer Olympics and winter Olympics divide?

The Summer Olympics and Winter Olympics were held in the same year every four years until 1992. The summer games continued on their four-year cycle, but the winter games were held again just two years later in 1994 before returning to a four-year cycle.


What is a hot season of the year in which some Olympic games are held?

There are Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics. The Summer Olympics are usually hot, and the Winter Olympics are usually cold.


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


Did the summer and winter Olympics bo held at the same time?

Not in the same month but both the Winter and Summer Olympics were held in the same year through 1992. After 1992, the Winter and Summer Olympics are held two years apart. The Summer Games are in a leap year and the Winter Games are in the even numbered year between leap years.


In what year did the winter Olympics first start?

The first Winter Olympic games were held in 1924, in Chamonix, France1924The first year of the winter Olympics was in 1920.


What year did japan start competing in the winter Olympics?

1928 Winter Games in St. Moritz. Japan has competed in every Winter Olympics except the 1924 Games in Chamonix and the 1948 Winter Games in St. Moritz.


Do the winter x games happen every year?

yes, every year the winter and summer X-games happen even if its the same year as the Olympics


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 were the winter Olympics held in 92 and again in 94?

1992 was the last year that the Winter and Summer games were in the same year. In order to get in to the pattern of alternating Winter and Summer games, the Winter games had to come early.


What did the division of the summer and winter Olympics take place?

The summer and winter Olympics started occurring on separate years in the 1990's. 1992 was the last time when they were both in the same year. In 1994, the Winter Olympics took place in their own year for the first time. Two years later were the summer games in Atlanta; no winter games took place that year.


What is the number of this year's Olympics?

21st Winter Olympic Games


What is the number of the Olympics this year?

21st Winter Olympic Games


Where was the 2009 Olympics?

Actually, there were no 2009 Olympics. Olympic games are held every 2 years. The same type of Olympic games are held every four years. 2000 had Summer Olympics, 2002 had Winter Olympics, 2004 had Summer Olympics, 2006 had Winter Olympics, 2008 had Summer Olympics, and 2010 had Winter Olympics. The Olympic games are never held on an odd numbered year.


What year did Olympic Games held in Japan?

1964(summer olympics)1972(winter olympics)


Are winter and summer Olympics held the same year?

Not anymore. From 1896 to 1920, there were no Winter Games -- only Summer Games which were held in 1896, 1900, 1904, 1906, 1908, 1912, 1916, and 1920. In 1924, the first modern Winter Games were held in Chamonix, France. The Summer and Winter Olympics continued to occur every 4 years with the Summer Games and Winter Games happening in the same year but in different cities. 1992 was the last year that this occurred. After 1992, the Winter Olympics occurred next in 1994 and the Summer Olympics in 1996. Ever since, they have alternated every 2 years.


What year did nordic combined join the Olympics?

Nordic combined has been contested at the Winter Olympics since the first Winter Games in 1924.


What year was figure skating added to the winter olympic games?

1924, the first Winter games.


When did the summer and winter olympic games begin to be held seperetely?

1992 was the last year they were held the same year. 1994 was the first time the Winter Olympics were not in the same year as the Summer Olympics.


Where are the 2014 Olympic games held?

If you mean the Summer Olympics, then there are no Olympics this year. If you mean the Winter Olympics, then they are to be held in 'Sochi'.


What year was snowboarding added to the winter Olympics?

1998 Games in Nagano. Events were held in halfpipe (men and women) and giant slalom (men and women).


What year were the Olympics changed to alternating the summer and winter games?

1980