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Ten random things: July 6

Ten countries that have hosted the Olympic Games two or more times:

  1. United States of America (St. Louis 1904, Lake Placid 1932, Los Angeles 1932, Squaw Valley 1960, Lake Placid 1980, Los Angeles 1984, Atlanta 1996, Salt Lake City 2002)
  2. Canada (Montreal 1976, Calgary 1988)*
  3. Switzerland (St. Moritz 1928, St. Moritz 1948)
  4. Japan (Tokyo 1964, Sapporo 1972, Nagano 1998)
  5. Greece (Athen 1896, Athens 2004)
  6. Germany (Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936, Berlin 1936, Munich 1972)
  7. Austria (Innsbruck 1964, Innsbruck 1976)
  8. France (Paris 1900, Chamonix 1924, Paris 1924, Grenoble 1968, Albertville 1992)
  9. England (London 1908, London 1948)**
  10. Australia (Melbourne 1956, Sydney 2000)

* Canada will host the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
** England will host the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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