when did the summer Olympics begin
The summer Olympics occur every four years. The most recent summer Olympics occurred in 2008, so the next summer Olympics will be in 2012. The 2012 Summer Olympics are scheduled to begin on July 27.
It was the Summer Olympics
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.
The United States participated in the first modern Olympics in Athens in 1896, and since then they have participated in every Olympics except for the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow.
The summer Olympics will begin on August 5th and run through August 21st 2016.
Ethiopia first participated in the Summer Olympics in 1956 and has been to every Summer Olympics, except the 1976 Summer Olympics, since then.
Summer: 1896 Winter: 1924
it was first played at the 1924 Summer Olympics at Paris as a "simple game" but it was officially included in the 1964 Summer Olympics
The 2004 Summer Olympics were held in Athens, but unlike the first answer, the first Olympics were held in Olympia not in Athens.
Italy first competed in the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
In modern times, the first Summer Olympics was in 1896.
Athens in 1896 was the first summer Olympics.
Women first competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.
It was the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France when women first copeted in the games
The first summer olympic's of the modern era was held in 1896, the same year as the winter Olympics. It was not until 1992 that they separated the summer and winter Olympics to different years.
The first summer Olympics were held in 1896. The first winter Olympics began in 1924 concurrently with the summer Olympics. 1992, the IOC held separate Olympics alternating in 2 year spans, i.e. winter Olympics last held in 2006, summer Olympics last held in 2008.
the 1st Summer Olympics were held in Athens Greece as it was th place where the Olympics originated from.
Tennis and diving are both part of the Summer Olympics. Tennis was a part of the first modern Olympics during the summer of 1896. It was taken out of the Olympics in 1922 and restored to the Summer Olympics in 1988. Diving became a Summer Olympic sport in 1904.
Ice hockey has been a part of the Olympics since 1920. In 1924, it was moved from the Summer Olympics to the Winter Olympics.
The next summer Olympics will be the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The first event in the 2016 Summer Olympics is football (soccer), starting August 3rd, 2016.
In the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.
Olympia, Greece. First Summer Olympics
When and where were the first modern Summer Olympics held
28 ... the first modern Summer Olympics was in 1896 and the first Winter Olympics was in 1924.