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London is the first city to host the summer Olympics three times (1908, 1948, 2012). However, the first countryto host three times was the United States (St. Louis 1904, Los Angeles 1932 & 1984, Atlanta 1996). Athens, Greece, and Paris, France, have also hosted twice each.

The United States has hosted the winter Olympics four times (Lake Placid 1932 & 1980, Squaw Valley 1960, Salt Lake City 2002). France has hosted the winter Olympics three times (Chamonix 1924, Grenoble 1968, Albertville 1992). Lake Placid, NY, USA; St. Moritz, Switzerland; and Innsbruck, Austria, have hosted twice each.

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The first country to have hosted the Summer Olympic Games 3 times is the USA - games in St Louis (1904), Los Angeles (1932) and Los Angeles (1984). They have also hosted it in Atlanta (1996).

Meanwhile, the only city to host the Games 3 times is London.

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