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Q: Why are the Olympics held every two years?
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Are the Olympics held every year?

No. they are held every two years in alternatives. they have winter olympics, then two years later summer olympics, then back to winter two years later.


Why is the Olympics held every two years?

They are held every 4 years, not every 2 years


Are the winter Olympics held every winter?

The Winter Olympics are held every fourth year, two years after the Summer Olympics.


In 2011 were will the winter Olympics be held?

There isn't a winter Olympics held every year, just every four years. In four years, 2014, the winter Olympics will be held in Russia. The summer Olympics are in two years, 2012, in London.


Do the modern Olympic games occur every 4 years?

Each season's Games occur every four years and are staggered by two years. This means there is an Olympic Games every two years. This year (2008), the Summer Olympics are held. In 2010, the Winter Olympics will be held. In 2012, the Summer Olympics will be held. In 2014, the Winter Olympics will be held.


Does the winter Olympics come every 4or 2 years?

The Winter Olympics is held every four years, just like the Summer Olympics. Since 1988 they have been held two years after the previous Summer Olympics date. Prior to that time, they were held in the same year as the Summer Olympics was held.


When are the Special Olympics held?

the summer special Olympics are held every four years, and alternate with the winter special Olympics every two years, same as the standard Olympics. The next summer Olympics will be in 2011, and the winter in 2013.


Where will the 2011 Olympic Games be held?

There was no Olympics in 2011. 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. However, there was a Special Olympics held in 2011. The 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games was held in Athens, Greece from June 25 to July 4, 2011.


Where will the Olympics be held in the next three years?

The Summer Olympics are held once every Four years, and the Winter Olympics are held at two year intervals between the summer sessions, on even numbered years.


How oftern are the olyimpic held?

The Olympics are held every 4 years. The Winter Olympics and the Summer Olympics are separted by two years, but, it's every 4 years. The next Winter Olympics will be in 2014, and 2018. The next Summer Olympics (after 2012) will be in 2016 and 2020.


When was the last Olympic held?

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.


After how many years will the Olympic Games be held again?

In two years, the Winter Olympics will be held. The Summer Olympics, held this year, are scheduled again four years from now. Each repeats every four years, offset from the other by two years.


How often are the summer and winter Olympics held?

An Olympic Games will be held every two years. The Summer Olympics will be held in 2008, then the Winter Olympics in 2010, then the Summer Olympics in 2012, then the Winter Olympics in 2014, and so on.


Every how many years is the Olympus?

There are the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics. Each are held every four years at alternating intervals meaning one of the games are hosted every two years.


How often do the Olympics games held?

Every two years if you include summer and winter, if not then it's every four years


Are the junior Olympics every year?

The Junior Olympics are held every two years alternating between Winter games and Summer games


How frequently are the Olympics held?

Every four years. This applies for both the summer and winter Olympic games. The summer and winter Olympics are held two years apart from each other.


What years are the Olympics held?

There is an Olympic Games every two years and each seasonal Games (Winter and Summer) are held every four years. The years that Olympic Games are held are always even numbered years. The last Olympic Games was held in 2006, the next Games will be held in 2008. 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020, 2024 - Summer Olympics held 2010, 2014, 2018, 2022, 2026 - Winter Olympics held


Where were the Olympic games held in 1983?

There were no Olympic Games held in the year of 1983. The Olympics are only held every two years, so only on even years.


What is the difference between summer and winter Olympics?

The Summer Olympics are held during the summer and have summer sports and competitions. The Winter Olympics are held during the winter and have winter sports and competitions. Both Olympic competitions are held every four years, but Winter Olympics are held two years after the most recent Summer Olympics.


Where was the 1969 Olympics held?

Until 1992, the Summer and Winter Olympics were generally held in the same year, in a year divisible by 4 (i.e. 1924, 1968). Starting in 1994, the Winter Olympics have been held in the even-numbered years between the Summer Olympics years, so that there is an Olympics of some kind every two years.


How often do the Olympic games occur?

The Olympics are held every four years. However the Summer and Winter Olympics are not held in the same year. There is a two year gap between the Summer and Winter Olympics. There are Summer Olympic games in 2012 and 2016 and 2020 and every four years after that. There are Winter Olympics games in 2014, 2018, 2022 and every four years after that.


When did the winter Olympics go from 4 to 2 years?

They didn't. The Winter Olympics are still held every four years, but as of 1994 Winter Olympic years are midway between Summer Olympic years. Before 1994, the Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics were held in the same years. The only Winter Olympics that were two years apart were the 1992 Games and the 1994 Games.


How many Olympic games were there in a year?

The summer Olympics and the winter Olympics are held every four years. They use to be held in the same year, but, a few years ago, they were changed, so the winter Olympics and the summer Olympics are separated by two years. There are summer Olympics in 2012, then in 2016, and 2020. The next winter Olympics are in 2014, 2018, then 2022.


Are the Olympics on every four years?

There is an Olympic Games every two years, alternating between Summer Olympics and Winter Olympics.