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When was he first summer Olympics?

when did the summer Olympics begin


When is summer Olympics?

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.


Was the first Olympics a summer or winter?

It was the Summer Olympics


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.


When did the US begin to particpate in the Olympics games?

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.


What day does the 2016 summer Olympics start?

The summer Olympics will begin on August 5th and run through August 21st 2016.


When did Ethiopia participate in the Olympics?

Ethiopia first participated in the Summer Olympics in 1956 and has been to every Summer Olympics, except the 1976 Summer Olympics, since then.


When did the summer and winter Olympics begin?

Summer: 1896 Winter: 1924


When was volleyball first included in the Olympics?

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


Where was the 2004 summer Olympics held?

The 2004 Summer Olympics were held in Athens, but unlike the first answer, the first Olympics were held in Olympia not in Athens.


Did Italy first compete in the summer or winter Olympics?

Italy first competed in the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.


How long has the summer Olympics been going on?

In modern times, the first Summer Olympics was in 1896.


What was the first country to host the Olympics?

Athens in 1896 was the first summer Olympics.


Did women first compete in summer or winter Olympics?

Women first competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.


Was it summer or winter Olympics when the women first competed?

It was the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France when women first copeted in the games


What year was the first summer Olympics held?

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.


When did the summer and winter Olympics event start being held in separate 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.


When and where were the first summer and winter Olympics held?

the 1st Summer Olympics were held in Athens Greece as it was th place where the Olympics originated from.


Tennis and diving occur in these Olympics?

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.


What year did hockey begin to be played at the Olympics?

Ice hockey has been a part of the Olympics since 1920. In 1924, it was moved from the Summer Olympics to the Winter Olympics.


When is the next summer Olympics taking place?

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.


When did the Olympic touch relay begin?

In the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.


Which city first held the Olympics flame?

Olympia, Greece. First Summer Olympics


When and where were the first modern Winter Olympics held?

When and where were the first modern Summer Olympics held


How many years were between the first modern summer games and the first winter games?

28 ... the first modern Summer Olympics was in 1896 and the first Winter Olympics was in 1924.