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 When did the Summer Olympics start having a different year than the Winter Olympics?

Answer 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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Do more countries compete in the Summer Olympics or the Winter Olympics?

Due to the number of sports and the sports that are offered, the Summer Olympics traditionally attract more countries then the Winter Olympics. For example, the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing saw ... Read More »
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Do more countries participate in the Winter Olympics or the Summer Olympics?

The Summer Olympics draw participants from approximately 200 countries, while the winter Olympics are attended by representatives from fewer than 100 countries. This is primarily due to the fact th... 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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What year did the Summer Olympics start?

According to the 5th-century teacher Hippias of Elis, the first Olympic game was a footrace that was held during the summer Olympic festival held in 776 BC. The modern Summer Olympics started in 18... Read More »
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