Olympic games has a long past, but a short history. Tradition went from Ancient Greece, where original Olympics provides. All wars ended or interrupted during Olympics. Good tradition, don’t you? After the falling of Ancient Greece Civilization, Olympic traditions were forgotten.
Summer Olympic Games in modern history first held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. Summer Olympic Games are an international multi-sport event, occurring every four years, organized by the International Olympic Committee. Medals are awarded in each event, with gold, silver and bronze medals, a tradition that started in 1904.
The Olympics have increased from a 42-event competition with fewer than 250 male competitors to a 300-event sporting celebration with over 10,000 competitors.
The United States has hosted four Summer Olympic Games, more than any other nation. London is the first city to host the Summer Olympic Games three times.
The Winter Olympic Games were also created due to the success of the Summer Olympics.
Winter Olympic Games are a major international sporting event that occurs every four years. Unlike the Summer Olympics, the Winter Olympics feature sports practiced on snow and ice. The first Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924. The Games were held every four years from 1924 until 1936, after which they were interrupted by World War II. The Olympics resumed in 1948 and was again held every four years. Until 1992, the Winter and Summer Olympic Games were held in the same years, but International Olympic Committee decide to place the Summer and Winter Games on separate four-year cycles the next Winter Olympics after 1992 Games were in 1994.
The Winter Games have evolved since its inception. Sports and disciplines have been added and changed from time to time.
The Winter Olympics has been hosted on three continents by eleven different countries. No country in the southern hemisphere has hosted or even been an applicant to host the Winter Olympics. It because of the weather. Winter Olympics provides in February. In the southern hemisphere summer this time.