The Olympic Games include the Games of the Olympiad (i.e. the Summer Games) and the Olympic Winter Games. The first edition of the modern Summer Games was held in 1896 in Athens (Greece), and the first Olympic Winter Games in 1924 in Chamonix (France).
What games are in modern Olympics?
To the traditional events of track and field athletics, which include the decathlon and heptathlon, have been added a host of games and sports—archery, badminton, basketball, boxing, canoeing and kayaking, cycling, diving, equestrian contests, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, judo and taekwondo, the modern …
What are the 5 new sports for 2020 Olympics?
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today agreed to add baseball/softball, karate, skateboard, sports climbing and surfing to the sports programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
What city has hosted the Olympics 3 times?
London has had the honour of hosting the Olympic Games three times, most recently in 2012. Just this week, it was announced that Brisbane will host the Olympic Games for the first time. The Australian city has been confirmed as the host city for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Which year was the last Olympics?
List of Olympic Host Cities
|Olympiad||Year||Host City, Country|
|XXX||2012||London, England, UK|