The Olympic games has been held in London two(2) times and will be held there upcoming in 2012.
The Olympic games are held every 2 years. The summer and winter Olympic games alternate every 2 years, so it will be 4 years in between each summer games and likewise for the winter games.
The Olympics are held every 4 years. The Winter and Summer games are held 2 years apart, so there are Olympic events every 2 years.
The Olympic Games were due to be held in 1940 and 1944 but most of the world was at war so they had to be cancelled. The 1936 Games were in Berlin and they resumed in 1948 in London.
The Olympic Games happen every four years. The last Olympics was held in 2008. Therefore, the next event will be in 2012 in London, UK. --Added by AJMinNJ-- While the first poster is right that the next Olympics is the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, their explanation forgot about the Winter Olympic, which are also held every four years, but are offset from the Summer Olympics by 2 years. So after the 2012 Summer Games, the next Olympics will be 2014 Winter Olympic Games, not the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Generally 2 weeks
3 (2 summer, 1 winter).
The Olympic Winter Games are held every four years in the year between Summer Olympic Games, in a year divisible by two. As 2017 is not divisible by 2 there were no Winter Olympics in 2017
The games were canceled during World Wars 1 and 2.
because of world war 2
The cities that hosted the most Summer Olympic games are Athens and London, with 3 each. Lake Placid, St. Moritz and Innsbruck hosted the most number of Winter Olympic games, at 2 each.
Actually, there were no 2009 Olympics. Olympic games are held every 2 years. The same type of Olympic games are held every four years. 2000 had Summer Olympics, 2002 had Winter Olympics, 2004 had Summer Olympics, 2006 had Winter Olympics, 2008 had Summer Olympics, and 2010 had Winter Olympics. The Olympic games are never held on an odd numbered year.
1994 ... the Winter and Summer Olympics were last held in the same year in 1992.
2 (1908 and 1948).
The International Olympic Committee voted in 1986 to alternate Olympic games every two years starting with the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer.
In 1956 the Olympic Games were held in Melbourne, Victoria and in 2000 they were held in Sydney, New South Wales.
Greece. The 1896 Summer Games and the 2004 Summer Games were both held in Greece.
There were no Olympic Games held during World War II. The Games of 1940 and 1944 were cancelled.
i believe around 2 weeks at the most
due to world war 2 the game cancelled
The Olympic Games were not held during World War II.
The Winter and Summer Games were held on the same year until 1992. At that time the Winter Games split from the Summer Games, and were begun to be held on alternating even years. The first Winter Olympic Games to be held on this new schedule was in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway. That is why there was only a two year gap between 1992 and 1994.
There was no Olympics in 1944 due to World War 2. The next games to be held was in 1948 in London.