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All the following games were cancelled due to world wars 1916 Summer Olympics 1940 Summer Olympics 1940 Winter Olympics 1944 Summer Olympics 1944 Winter Olympics

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How manys years is the summer Olympics?

The 2012 Olympics are the 27th modern Summer Olympics (the name XXX Olympiad includes the three years that the games were cancelled due to war).


What years were the Olympics cancelled?

All the following games were cancelled due to world wars --1916 Summer Olympics --1940 Summer Olympics --1940 Winter Olympics --1944 Summer Olympics --1944 Winter Olympics


Why Have the 2008 Olympics been cancelled?

The 2008 Olympics were not cancelled.


Which in 3 years did world wars cause the cancellation of the Olympics?

World War I caused the 1916 Olympics to be cancelled and World War II cancelled the 1940 and 1944 Olympics.


Have there been years when the modern Olympics were not held?

The Summer Games of 1916 were cancelled due to World War I and the Summer and Winter Games of 1940 and 1944 were cancelled due to World War II.


What years was the Olympics cancelled cause of the world wars?

1916,1940 and1944


What years where the winter Olympics cancelled?

There were no Winter Olympics in 1940 or 1944 due to World War II.


Why were the modern Olympics cancelled?

Since the modern Olympics began in 1896, the Olympics have been canceled 3 times: in 1916 due to fighting in WWI, and then in 1940 and 1944 both due to WWII.


What years were the Olympics not held and why?

there was a time when the modern Olympics were not held. In what years did this occur? What was the reason why the Olympics weren't held?


Were the Olympics ever cancelled?

No the olympics were never cancelled, it was such a big and expensive tradition it would be too much money to postpone the olympics


In what years were the olympic games cancelled and why?

The 1940 and 1944 Olympic games were cancelled because of World War 2 and the 1916 Olympics were cancelled because of World War 1.


For how has the long modern Olympics been going on?

112 years ... the first 'modern' Olympics were held in 1896 in Athens.


How many years in between are the modern Olympics?

there are 4 years in between the 'summer' Olympics, and then, 2 years later, the winter Olympics. e.g. the Olympics in 2008, the winter Olympics in 2010 and then the Olympics in 2012 and so-on.


Has weather ever cancelled the Olympics?

No. But it has been cancelled because of the war.


Which year did the summer Olympics get cancelled?

The 1940 and 1944 Summer and Winter Olympics were cancelled due to World War II.


Why were the Olympics winter games of 1940 and 1944 cancelled?

the war was raging in Europe so there were no summer or winter Olympics being held for 5 years


How many olympic games were cancelled due to world wars?

Five. The 1916 Summer Olympics were cancelled due to World War I. The 1940 Winter Olympics, 1940 Summer Olympics, 1944 Winter Olympics, and 1944 Summer Olympics were cancelled due to World War II.


Who cancelled summer Olympics in 1980?

No one cancelled it; it was just majorly boycotted.


How many years has the modern Olympics been held for?

965


Were the Ancient Olympics on television?

No. Television is a modern invention, invented thousands of years after the Ancient Olympics.


Is it true that the first modern olympics were held in 1896?

The first modern Olympics were held in 1896, but the first ancient Olympics were held over 2500 years ago.


If the Olympics were never canceled how many would there be?

The 2008 Olympics in Beijing will be called the 29th Olympiad. They are actually numbered as if they were held every four years. For example, the cancelled 1916 Olympics would have been the 6th, but the 1920 Olympics were called the 7th. The Olympics were skipped in 1916, 1940 and 1944 due to the wars. So the 29th Olympiad will really be the 26th modern Olympics.


Why were the Switzerland and then Italy winter Olympics cancelled in 1940 and 1944?

The 1940 and 1944 Olympics were cancelled due to World War II.


Why was 1912 Olympics cancelled?

They weren't. The 1912 Olympics were held as scheduled in Stockholm, Sweden. The 1916 Olympics, scheduled for Berlin, Germany, were cancelled due to World War I.


What years were the olympic games cancelled?

The Olympics have been canceled a handful of times. The Summer Olympics were canceled in 1916, 1940, and 1944. The Winter Olympics were also canceled in 1940 and 1944.