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The first Olympics were at Olympia in 776 B.C.E.

The first moderm Olympics were at Athens, Greece in 1896 C.E.

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First summer olympic games?

The first official summer olympic games were held in Athens in 1896.


What was the first summer Olympic games Japan participated in?

The 1912 Summer Olympic Games held in Stockholm, Sweden.


When was the first Olympic games held in Stockholm?

The first Games held in Stockholm were the fifth Summer Games in 1912.


When was the first winter olympic games held?

The first Winter Olympic games were held in 1924. Today they are held every four years, alternating with the Summer Olympics.


Has Jamacia held the summer Olympic games?

Jamaica has never held the Summer Olympic games.


How often are the summer Olympic games held?

The summer Olympic Games, like the winter Olympic Games, are held every four years.


When was the very first summer Olympic games held?

The first modern Summer Olympics were held in 1896, in Athens, Greece.


Where were the Olympic games held in the summer of 2000?

The Olympic Games were held in Sydney, Australia, in the summer of 2000.


In what year was the first summer Olympic games held?

1896


Where were the first Summer Olympic Games held?

Athens, Greece


Where were the 1992 Olympic games held?

The Olympic summer games were held in Barcelona.


Where were the 1988 Summer Olympic games held?

The 1988 Summer Olympic games were held in Seoul, South Korea.


Where will the next summer Olympic games be held and when?

The 2016 summer Olympic games will be held in Rio de Janeiro.


Where and when will next summer olympic games be held?

The 2016 summer Olympic games will be held in Rio de Janeiro.


What was the first Asian country to host the Olympics?

1940 summer Olympic games held in Tokyo, Japan. Cancelled due to WWII 1940 winter Olympic games held in Sapparo Japan. Cancelled due to WWII 1964 summer Olympic games held in Tokyo, Japan. 1972 winter Olympic games held in Sapparo, Japan.


Where were the 1996 Summer Olympic games held?

The 1996 Summer Olympic games were held in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.


Which city held the 2000 Summer Olympic games?

The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney Australia.


Where were the 1992 summer Olympic held?

The 1992 Summer Olympic games were held in Barcelona, Spain.


Is there a summer and a winter olympic torch?

No, there is not a summer and a winter olympic torch. There is only one torch. At the first olympic games ever held, the torch was lit, and it will never go out, so it just gets passed on to all of the olympic games that are held.


Where were the first summer Olympic games?

It was held in Athens, Greece in 1896.


What US city were the first Olympic games held?

St. Louis was home of the first olympic games on US soil. It was in the summer of 1904.


What year was the first Olympic games held on?

The first Olympic games were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. It was a summer Olympics. The first Winter Olympics were held in 1924 in Chamonix, France; however, winter Olympic events were held as early as London 1908, but not as a separate Olympics.


Where were the Olympic games held in 1972?

The 1972 Summer Olympic games were held in Munich, West Germany. The 1972 Winter Olympic games were held in Sapporo, Japan.The Summer games were held in Munich, West Germany and the Winter games were held in Sapporo, Japan.


Where were the 1984 Summer Olympic games held?

The 1984 Summer Olympic games were held in Los Angeles, California, United States.


When and where was the first rebirth of the ancient Olympic?

1896 was the year of the first modern olympic games (summer) and was held in Athens, Greece