1916 canceled Olympic Games

The 1916 Summer Olympic Games were scheduled to be held in Berlin, Germany, but were eventually canceled due to the outbreak of World War I in 1914. The bid process was held in in Stockholm on July 1912. Candidate cities were Alexandria, Amsterdam, Brussels, Budapest, Cleveland and Berlin, with Berlin being selected.

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The next Olympics will be the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, followed by the Winter Olympics 2022 in Beijing. Check out the list of olympic sports, as well as discontinued and demonstration sports.

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