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The first Winter Olympics were held in 1924 in Chamonix, France. The original sports were alpine and cross-country skiing, figure skating, Ice Hockey, Nordic combined, ski jumping and speed skating. The Games were held every four years from 1924 until 1936, after which they were interrupted by World War II.

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Q: When was basketball added to the winter Olympics?
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