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The first Winter Olympics were considered to be held in 1924. They have been held consistantly but for the years 1940 and 1944 due to World War II.

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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

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Are the winter Olympics held every winter?

The Winter Olympics are held every fourth year, two years after the Summer Olympics.


In 2011 were will the winter Olympics be held?

There isn't a winter Olympics held every year, just every four years. In four years, 2014, the winter Olympics will be held in Russia. The summer Olympics are in two years, 2012, in London.


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.


Who is hosting the 2009 winter Olympics?

There were no 2009 winter Olympics, they are only held every four years. The 2010 winter Olympics were held in Vancouver, CA and the 2014 winter Olympics are going to be held in Sochi, Russia.


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.


Are the Olympics held every year?

No. they are held every two years in alternatives. they have winter olympics, then two years later summer olympics, then back to winter two years later.


Where were the 1990 winter Olympics held?

There were no Olympic Games held in 1990. It was not until 1994 that the Summer and Winter Olympics were held in different years.


Where were the 1945 winter Olympics?

There was no Winter Olympics in 1945. The Winter Olympics are held on even numbered years. After the 1936 Winter Olympics held in Garmish, Germany the next Winter Olympics was held in 1948 in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The 1940 & 1944 Olympics were cancelled due to World War 2.


Are the winter Olympics held every 2 years?

No. They are held every 4 years!


When did the winter and summer Olympics switch years?

The Winter and Summer Olympics were held on the same year until 1992 when the Summer Olympics were held in Barcelona and the Winter Olympics were held in Albertville, France. The IOC voted to change the tradition and the next Winter Olympics were held in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway.


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.


Were where the winter Olympics held in 2009?

There were no Winter Olympics in 2009. The Olympics are only held on even numbered years. The last Winter Olympics took place in Turin, Italy in 2006. The 2010 Winter Olympics are currently being held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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