Why were the Olympics held every 4 years?
The Olympic Games are held every fours to respect the ancient origins of the Olympic Games, which were held every four years at Olympia. The four-year interval between the Ancient Games editions was named an “Olympiad”, and was used for dating purposes. Time was counted in Olympiads rather than years at the time.
Where have all Olympics been held?
Dates and Locations of the Modern Olympics
- Athens, Greece. April 6-15, 1896.
- Paris, France. May 20-October 28, 1900.
- St. Louis, Missouri, USA. …
- London, England. April 27-October 31, 1908.
- Stockholm, Sweden. May 5-July 22, 1912.
- Berlin, Germany. CANCELLED.
- Antwerp, Belgium. April 20-September 12, 1920.
- Paris, France.
Where are most Olympics held?
London has hosted the Summer Olympics more often than any other city, having been the venue for the Games on three occasions. The UK capital hosted the event in 1908, 1948 and 2012.
Where are the 2024 Olympics?
Where is 2028 Olympics held?
Where are the Olympics in the next 10 years?
These are the dates and locations for the next Olympic Games:
- Beijing, Feb. 4 – 20, 2022 (Winter)
- Paris, July 26 – Aug. 11, 2024 (Summer)
- Milan & Cortina d’Ampezzo, 2026 (Winter)
- Los Angeles, 2028 (Summer)
- Brisbane, 2032 (Summer)
How many times has the Olympics been held in the United States?
The United States has hosted the Summer Olympic Games four times: the 1904 Games were held in St. Louis, Missouri; the 1932 and 1984 Games were both held in Los Angeles, California, and the 1996 Games were held in Atlanta, Georgia.