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The Olympics are held every four years because the Ancient Games held at Olympia in Greece, were held every four years. The time in between the Ancient Games was called the Olympiad and was used for dating purposes!

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Q: Why are the Olympics held every 4 years and not every year?
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Is the summer Olympics held every year?

The summer Olympics is held every four years.

How often are the Olympics held every year?

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

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Is the Olympics always at the same time of the year?

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