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- Winter Olympics is a winter multi-sport festival which is held after every four years.
- Winter Olympics are arranged to play on snow or ice like Alpine skiing, figure skating, ice hockey, cross-country skiing and bobsledding.
- The Winter Olympics are almost upon us and Lindsey Vonn and the rest of US Ski Team are prepped for some gold medal runs in Vancouver.
- Winter Olympics is not playing these days but you can buy US Open Tennis Championship Tickets and check the schedule on our site.
- The Winter Olympics are her favorite, thanks to the plethora of figure skating, hockey and skiing.
- It was lit here again for the Squaw Valley and Lillehammer Winter Olympics in 1960 and 1994 respectively.
- The first Winter Olympics to be held on this new schedule were the 1994 Games in Lillehammer, Norway.
- In 1992, Speed Skiing became a demonstration sport at the Winter Olympics held at Albertville.
- Overall winner of the Albertville and Lillehammer Winter Olympics, Rossignol became the uncontested world leader in winter sports.
- In 1998, snowboarding was legitimized further due to the Nagano Winter Olympics.
- In 1998, American figure skater Tara Lipinski beat fellow American Michelle Kwan to capture the gold medal at the Nagano Winter Olympics.
- Nor did she ever win a medal in the Winter Olympics, placing 5th in 1992 in Albertville, 4th in 1994 at Lillehammer, and 10th in 1998 at Nagano.
- Winter Olympics: Those found gulity of doping at the Turin Winter Olympics will face prosecution under Italian law despite suggestions to the contrary.
- The Turin Winter Olympics don't begin for a month (Feb.
- Downhill racer Ambrosi Hoffmann represents one of Switzerland's best hopes of winning a medal in alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics in Turin.
- In the Lillehammer Winter Olympics in 1994 he won third place in the Combined event, behind his fellow countrymen Lasse Kjus and Kjetil André Aamodt.
- Jimmy Shea won the gold medal for the USA, becoming the third generation in his family to compete in the Winter Olympics.
- Most of the countries prefer winter olympics and few of them prefer Summer Olympics depending on their availability.
- Many countries from around the world compete in both the summer and the winter Olympics.
- Six Hawks will represent their countries at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver next month.
- Here’s a look at some of the sports in Winter Olympics history that have fizzled and sizzled among the masses.
- He now boasts the most medals earned by an American in Winter Olympics history.
- If he wins, Ohno will become the most decorated American in Winter Olympics history.
- She competed in two Winter Olympics, earning a complete set of medals.
- She competed in two Winter Olympics, earning a total of four medals.
- Although the previous Winter Olympics were the first to be televised, 1960 was the first year the broadcasting rights were sold, to CBS for $50,000.
- He competed in pair skating with Kristy Sargeant in the Winter Olympics twice.
- The pair won the gold medal at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in 1992 and competed in the Winter Olympics that year.
- Vancouver will be the largest city to host a Winter Olympics, with a population of more than 2 million people in the greater Vancouver metropolitan area.
- To this date, Turin is the largest city ever to host a Winter Olympics.
- Russia will be hosting the Winter Olympics for the first time.
- The hosting of Sochi has brought the Winter Olympics in.
- Day 5: Cherry blossoms are spotted in Vancouver during the hosting of the Winter Olympics.
- This is not the first time a Winter Olympics has faced a lack of snow.
- After warmest January in history, Vancouver airlifts in snow for Winter Olympics.
- He is host of "NFL Today" in the fall, will be anchor of the Winter Olympics next February, and this spring and summer will be a baseball broadcaster on CBS.
- Sinead and John Kerr, a sister-and-brother ice dance couple from Livingston, will be Britain's only figure skaters at the Winter Olympics in February.
- VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Vancouver has passed the torch to Sochi, which will host the next Winter Olympics in 2014.
- That same year, after the Winter Olympics, she would skate two more world records before retiring from speed skating.
- Hockey has been played at the Winter Olympics since 1924 (and at the summer games in 1920).
- Besides a gold medal match deserved a gold medal helped hockey pull off the biggest surprise of the Winter Olympics.
- Winter Olympics: There was no medal for Great Britain in the men's curling after a disappointing defeat to the US.
- The United States has hosted four Summer and four Winter Olympics, more than any other nation.
- After carrying the weight of the nation into the last Winter Olympics, expectations were much more muted entering the 2010 Games.
- The Winter Olympics will start with the Opening Ceremony on February 12 and end on February 28.
- After a tragic start to the Winter Olympics, the opening ceremony tried to lift the spirits in Vancouver.
- Quote: Fireworks explode over the city during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010.
- On Friday, Booker Rising highlighted the 19 (partially) black athletes competing in the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada.
- Here are some movies to get you into the mood for the Winter Olympics, which begin Friday in Vancouver, British Columbia.
- In 1948, he became fifth in the 500 metre event at the Winter Olympics of St. Moritz, Switzerland.
- Switzerland, in 1928, became the only host country to fail to win a medal at the Winter Olympics.
- Switzerland, which has been a giant killer in previous Winter Olympics, heads to Vancouver with a roster loaded with players from its national league.
- Short track speed skating has been a contest at the Winter Olympics since the 1992 Winter Games in Albertville, France.
- In 1992, during the Winter Olympics in Albertville, France, CBS used the flag of the Republic of China with the official "TPE" code.
- Brown left the Americans during the 1992 season to again represent USA Hockey at the Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.
- This will be the first time that the Russian Federation will host the Winter Olympics; the Soviet Union hosted the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow.
- Canada broke the record for the most gold medals won at a single Winter Olympics, which was 13, set by the Soviet Union in 1976 and Norway in 2002.
- Putin pledged to reintroduce the animals to the Caucasus after Russia won the Winter Olympics in 2007, the IOC said.
- In 1948, the IOC selected the Swiss town of St. Moritz to host the post-war Games, the first city to host a Winter Olympics twice.
- In 2003 the IOC awarded the 2010 Winter Olympics to Vancouver, thus allowing Canada to host its second Winter Olympics.
- In 1986, the International Olympic Committee voted to stage the Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics in alternating four year cycles.
- The Lake Forest High School grad has an internship with the U.S. Olympic Committee and will be reporting on the Winter Olympics for them in Vancouver.
- She is involved as a coaching and performance consultant with the Canadian Olympic Committee in preparation for the Vancouver Winter Olympics.
- Alpine-Skiing(Slalom) Made a part of the Winter Olympics in 1936 in Germany, this sport has a number of categories that are easy to grasp by viewers.
- Chile, Denmark, Iceland, Korea, and Lebanon debuted at these Winter Olympics; Germany and Japan were not invited to compete.
- Although the United States participated in the Winter Olympics of 1924, '28 and '32 - where there were only Nordic events, there was no US Ski Team.
- The United States hasn't topped the medals table - gold or overall - at a Winter Olympics since the 1932 Games in Lake Placid.
- Rumours of a boycott at the 1980 Summer Olympics by the United States and its allies clouded the Winter Olympics.
- These Games marked the debut of the Soviet Union at the Winter Olympics.
- The Vancouver Games, which will be the first Winter Olympics to be presented entirely in high definition, commence with the Opening Ceremony on Friday, Feb.
- A Winter Olympics of discontent and glitches A luger's death in a horrible training accident mere hours before the Opening Ceremonies on Feb.
- On Feb. 14, The Buffalo News ran an interesting article on the biathletes written by Bucky Gleason, who was covering the Winter Olympics from Utah.
- In 2002, Iginla helped Team Canada win its first gold medal at the Winter Olympics in 50 years.
- On February 16, 2002 Yang Yang (A) triumphed in the women's 500m short-track speedskating, bringing China its first gold medal at the Winter Olympics.
- Fun fact to know and tell: The first gold medal in Winter Olympics history was won by an American.
- He came top in the overall World Cup in 1992, and won a total of four medals at the Winter Olympics and World Championships in the combined event.
- There are international competitions for figure skating, such as the World Championships and figure skating is also an official event in the Winter Olympics.
- This was the first Winter Olympics which did not serve as World Championships for alpine skiing.
- It was the first Winter Olympics medal for Yugoslavia and the only medal won by the host country at the Games.
- Canada failed to finish atop the medals table in Vancouver but did win 14 gold, more than any country at one Winter Olympics.
- By winning the final event of the Vancouver Olympics, Canada earned its 14th gold medal - the most by any country at any Winter Olympics.
- For the first time, the Winter Olympics will be held by the sea and some venues, including the Richmond Olympic Oval, are at sea level.
- This is the first Winter Olympics being held by the sea, with some venues at sea level like Richmond Olympic Oval.
- The Olympic Flame burned at the Winter Olympics in 1936 and 1948, but the first torch relay occurred at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo.
- Historic glimpses from the Winter Olympics at Lillehammer in 1994 and in Oslo in 1952 can be seen, as well as many other exciting aspects of skiing history.
- This year the Winter Olympics will be held in Vancouver, Canada.
- The Albertville 1992 Winter Olympics were the last Games to be staged in the same year as the Summer Games.
- The Lillehammer Games of 1994 was the first Winter Olympics not to be held in the same year with the Summer Olympics.
- The silver and bronze won by Ohno speed skater and J. R. Celski respectively were the first medals for United States in winter Olympics 2010.
- Canada's fourth medal Saturday, a bronze, raised the country's overall medal total to 25, the most ever by Canada at a Winter Olympics.
- Andrea Henkel is competing in the Winter Olympics 2010 in Vancouver in the biathlon for Germany.
- Competing in four Winter Olympics, he won a silver medal in the two-man event with teammate Steve Anderhub at Salt Lake City in 2002.
- Competing in two Winter Olympics, he has won three gold medals.
- Calgary first tried to win a bid for the Winter Olympics in 1964, and again in 1968 but were defeated by Innsbruck, Austria & Grenoble, France respectively.
- Priestner had been an Olympic medalist herself, winning silver when she represented Canada at the Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria, in 1976.
- Austria have the most gold medals in the history of Alpine Skiing at the Winter Olympics, with 30.
- In 2006, Bertuzzi was controversially selected to play for Team Canada at the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy.
- Gabriel performed John Lennon 's "Imagine" at the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy on 10 February 2006.
- Turin, making its first bid, will bring the Winter Olympics to Italy for the first time since the 1956 Games in Cortina D'Ampezzo.
- South Korea would be only the second Asian nation after Japan to stage a Winter Olympics if the bid succeeds.
- SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea's Olympic committee has approved the alpine city of Pyeongchang's third consecutive bid to host the Winter Olympics.
- South Korea will pin hope of gold medals on its short-track speed skaters at the Turin Winter Olympics.
- There have been two winter Olympics held in Japan: Sapporo in 1972 and Nagano in 1998.
- In 2000, the Winter Olympics returned to Japan, with Nagano being the host city.
- Sapporo, 1972 - Held in Japan, it was for the first time that the Winter Olympics were held outside USA or Europe.
- Americans won silver in the Nordic combined, making it 26 medals at these games, breaking their record a Winter Olympics not held in the United States.
- Still, their silver was the 37th medal won by the United States at these games, also the most by any country at any Winter Olympics.
- He has won two silver and four bronze medals at the Winter Olympics, from the 1994, 1998 and 2006 Games.
- The Olympic flame in Vancouver has barely gone out and four years remain until the opening day of the next Winter Olympics in Sochi.
- The next Winter Olympics will be in Sochi, Russia, in four years.
- It is just four years until Russia hosts the Winter Olympics in Sochi, but already questions are being asked about funding issues.
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