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Prior to the creation of the Winter Olympics in 1924, figure skating and Ice Hockey were competed at the Summer Games. Once the Winter Games came into being, these sports were switched from Summer to Winter.

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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

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What sports were included in 1924?

For a list of the sports included in the 1924 Paris Summer Olympics go to: .fanbase.com/Summer-Olympics-1924 For a list of the sports included in the 1924 Chamonix Winter Olympics go to: .fanbase.com/Winter-Olympics-1924


What sports are done at the Olympics?

Some sports included in the Summer Olympics are swimming, gymnastics, and golf. Winter Olympic sports include luge, curling, hockey, and figure skating.


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.


Before the winter Olympics there were two winter sports included in the summer Olympics?

Ice hockey and figure skating.Ice hockey was first competed in 1920 and figure skating in 1908. The first Winter Olympics were in 1924.


Is swimming a summer or winter sport?

Swimming is in included in the Summer Olympics.


Why do you have summer Olympics and a winter Olympics?

There are winter Olympics so people with winter sports interest can compete in the games. eg. Skiing, figure skating. Summer Olympics so people with summer sports can compete in the games. Gymnastics, swimming...ect.


What is the difference between the Winter Olympics and the Summer Olympics?

The Winter Olympics have competitions for sports that are considered 'cold weather sports' .... sports that can only be done on snow or ice. These sports include skiing, speed skating, and ski jumping. The Summer Olympics have competitions for sports that are considered 'warm weather sports'. These sports include athletics (track and field), marathon, and equestrian. There are Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics because you can play different sports in different seasons.


Is figure skating included in the Summer Olympics?

No, figure skating is in the Winter Olympics and will be competed in the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.


How did the winter Olympics begin?

By moving all the sports that seemed like winter sports from the summer games to the winter games


What are the games from the Olympic games?

for summer Olympics http://www.mahalo.com/olympic-sports-list and for winter Olympics http://www.topendsports.com/events/winter/sports/


What kind of sports were involved in the winter and summer Olympics?

tennis,swimming,


What are the 10 sports played at the Olympics?

There is a lot more than 10 sports played at the Olympics, in fact, there are about 380 sports in the summer and winter Olympics combined.

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