The first Games were held in Athens. There were held from April 6 to April 15 and featured nine sports, 43 gebeure en 14 nasies. No women participated in the first Olympics and only 22 women participated in the 1900 Paris Games.
The 29th Olympic Games will be held this month in Tokyo. It’s the second time Japan has hosted the Olympics.
The Olympics were canceled three times – 1916, 1940 en 1944. World War I and World War II were the reasons. Die 2020 Tokyo Games were pushed to 2021 weens die koronaviruspandemie.
Here are the countries that have hosted the Games the most.