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 last Olympics was the Sochi 2014 Olympics, which was held from February 6-23, 2014.The Summer Olympics are held every four years and the Winter Olympics are held every four years. However, there is an Olympics held every other year because the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics are held two years apart in alternating even-numbered years.The last Olympic games held were the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. Click on the '2006 Winter Olympics' and the '2008 Summer Olympics' links on this page to learn more about them.
The Olympics was last held in Beijing in 2008.
The last Olympic games held were the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.
Torino, ItalyThe 2006 Winter Olympics was held in Turin, Italy.
The last Winter Olympics were in Turin, Italy in 2006. The next Winter Olympics will be in Vancouver, Canada in 2010
The last Olympics were held in 2008 in Beijing, China.
There were no Winter Olympics in 2008.
The 2006 Winter Olympics were held in Turin (aka Torino), Italy.
The last Winter Olympics held in the United States was in 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Prior to 2010 in Vancouver, the last Winter Olympics held in Canada were in Calgary, Alberta in 1988.