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What was the first Asian country to host the Olympics?
First Asian Olympic Host 1940 summer Olympic games held in Tokyo, Japan. Cancelled due to WWII 1940 winter Olympic games held in Sapparo Japan. Cancelled due to WWII 1964 summer Olympic games held in Tokyo, Japan. 1972 winter Olympic games held in Sapparo, Japan.
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Mexico is the first and only Latin American country to host the Olympics. It hosted the 1968 Summer Olympics in its capital, Mexico City. Currently, Rio De Janeiro is a …final candidate for consideration in hosting the 2016 Summer Olympics.
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Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) in 1998.
Japan .... the 1976 Grand Prix of Japan held at Fuji Speedway in Oyama.
The summer and winter Olympics have been hosted a total of eight times by the United States. London as a city has hosted the games twice (1908 and 1948) and will host them ag…ain in 2012 Additionally France has held the games 5 times-Summer 1900 and 1924 both in Paris and winter in 1924, 1968, and 1992. Japan has held one summer in 1964 and 2 winter in 1972 and 1998. Switzerland has held 2 winter in St. Moritz in 1928 and 1948. Germany held 2 summer in 1936 and 1972 plus 1 winter in 1936. Austria has held 2 winter in Innsbruck in 1964 and 1976. Norway held 2 winter in 1952 and 1994. Canada held the 1976 summer and the 1988 winter and is scheduled to hold the 2010 winter. Australia held the 1956 and 2000 summer games. Russia(formerly the USSR) held the 1980 summer and is scheduled to hold the 2014 winter. Greece held the first games in 1896 and again in 2004. Italy held the summer in 1960 and 2 winter games in 1956 and 2006.
the first modern Olympic games was held in Athens in 8196
Greece in 1896.
The 1964 Summer Games were in Tokyo, Japan. Malaysia hosted the 1998 Games in Kuala Lumpur.
In order from the very start; 1896 Greece, France, USA, UK, Sweden, France, Belgium, Holland, USA, Germany, UK, Finland, Australia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Germany, Canada, Russ…ia, USA, South Korea, Spain, USA, Australia, Greece, China, UK.
In Asian Games
India hosted the first Asian games.
Athens 1896 (not counting Olimpia some 2000 years ago)
Tokyo, Japan in 1964.
Australia hosted the first Olympics in the Southern Hemisphere, when they hosted the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. The country also hosted the 2000 Sydney Olympics.