Asked in World War 2, Olympic History
In 1944 why were the Olympics not held?
The 1944 Olympics (which was to be held in London, England) was canceled due to World War II. Because of the cancellation, London went on to host the 1948 Summer Olympics. The 1944 Winter Olympics, which would have taken place in Italy, was likewise canceled. ...
Asked in Olympics, Italy, Winter Olympic Games
Why were the Switzerland and then Italy winter Olympics cancelled in 1940 and 1944?
The 1940 and 1944 Olympics were cancelled due to World War II.
Asked in Olympics, War and Military History
How many olympic games were cancelled due to world wars?
Five. The 1916 Summer Olympics were cancelled due to World War I. The 1940 Winter Olympics, 1940 Summer Olympics, 1944 Winter Olympics, and 1944 Summer Olympics were cancelled due to World War II. ...
Asked in Olympic History
Why were the Olympics held in London both in 1944 and 1948?
The Olympics her schedule to be held in Londin in 1944 but did were cancelled due to World War II. So in 1948, they got their chance. ...