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 In what year did the modern Summer Olympics begin?

Answer The modern summer Olympics began in 1896 in Athens, Greece. Fourteen nations sent athletes to these games. Athletes competed in nine sports, including fencing, cycling, shooting, gymnastics, tennis... Read More »
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Where did the modern Summer Olympics begin?

The modern Summer Olympics began in 1896 in Athens, Greece, the birthplace of the Olympics. The Greek runner Spyridon Louis won the marathon, which started in Marathon. Athletes from 14 countries p... Read More »
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When did the Summer Olympics start having a different year than the Winter Olympics?

The first year in which the Summer Olympics were held in a year that did not also have a winter games was 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia. The International Olympic Committee voted in 1986 to hold the sum... Read More »
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When did the Summer Olympics begin?

The modern version of the Summer Olympics began in Athens, Greece, in 1896. Only 13 countries participated in the games, with the United States winning the most events, 11, and the host nation Gree... Read More »
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What was the last year in which the Winter& Summer Olympics took place in the same year?

The Winter Olympics and the Summer Olympics formerly took place every four years, with both sets of games scheduled in the same calendar year. The last time that happened was in 1992. Starting in 1... Read More »
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