Locale games of the tenth Olympiad 1932. the modern Olympic games are a revival of the ancient Grecian festival, celebrated quadrennially. During July and August of 1932. Los Angeles will be the scene of the games of the Tenth Olympiad of the modern era. The Modern games were revived in 1896, at Athens. Greece. The Los Angeles games will mark the first time that this great international sports event has ever been held in the United States.