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    This Review contains major "Winter Olympics"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.

Definitions

  1. Winter Olympics is a winter multi-sport festival which is held after every four years.
  2. Winter Olympics are arranged to play on snow or ice like Alpine skiing, figure skating, ice hockey, cross-country skiing and bobsledding.
  3. 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.
  4. Winter Olympics is not playing these days but you can buy US Open Tennis Championship Tickets and check the schedule on our site.
  5. The Winter Olympics are her favorite, thanks to the plethora of figure skating, hockey and skiing.

Lillehammer

  1. It was lit here again for the Squaw Valley and Lillehammer Winter Olympics in 1960 and 1994 respectively. (Web site)
  2. The first Winter Olympics to be held on this new schedule were the 1994 Games in Lillehammer, Norway.

Albertville

  1. In 1992, Speed Skiing became a demonstration sport at the Winter Olympics held at Albertville. (Web site)
  2. Overall winner of the Albertville and Lillehammer Winter Olympics, Rossignol became the uncontested world leader in winter sports. (Web site)

Nagano

  1. In 1998, snowboarding was legitimized further due to the Nagano Winter Olympics.
  2. In 1998, American figure skater Tara Lipinski beat fellow American Michelle Kwan to capture the gold medal at the Nagano Winter Olympics.
  3. 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. (Web site)

Turin

  1. Winter Olympics: Those found gulity of doping at the Turin Winter Olympics will face prosecution under Italian law despite suggestions to the contrary.
  2. The Turin Winter Olympics don't begin for a month (Feb.
  3. Downhill racer Ambrosi Hoffmann represents one of Switzerland's best hopes of winning a medal in alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics in Turin. (Web site)

Combined Event

  1. 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.

Becoming

  1. Jimmy Shea won the gold medal for the USA, becoming the third generation in his family to compete in the Winter Olympics. (Web site)

Countries

  1. Most of the countries prefer winter olympics and few of them prefer Summer Olympics depending on their availability.
  2. Many countries from around the world compete in both the summer and the winter Olympics.
  3. Six Hawks will represent their countries at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver next month.

History

  1. Here’s a look at some of the sports in Winter Olympics history that have fizzled and sizzled among the masses. (Web site)
  2. He now boasts the most medals earned by an American in Winter Olympics history.
  3. If he wins, Ohno will become the most decorated American in Winter Olympics history.

Earning

  1. She competed in two Winter Olympics, earning a complete set of medals. (Web site)
  2. She competed in two Winter Olympics, earning a total of four medals. (Web site)

Cbs

  1. 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.

Pair Skating

  1. He competed in pair skating with Kristy Sargeant in the Winter Olympics twice.

Pair

  1. The pair won the gold medal at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in 1992 and competed in the Winter Olympics that year.

Largest City

  1. 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. (Web site)
  2. To this date, Turin is the largest city ever to host a Winter Olympics. (Web site)

Hosting

  1. Russia will be hosting the Winter Olympics for the first time.
  2. The hosting of Sochi has brought the Winter Olympics in.
  3. Day 5: Cherry blossoms are spotted in Vancouver during the hosting of the Winter Olympics. (Web site)

Snow

  1. This is not the first time a Winter Olympics has faced a lack of snow. (Web site)
  2. After warmest January in history, Vancouver airlifts in snow for Winter Olympics.

February

  1. 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.
  2. 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. (Web site)

Torch

  1. VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Vancouver has passed the torch to Sochi, which will host the next Winter Olympics in 2014. (Web site)

Skate

  1. That same year, after the Winter Olympics, she would skate two more world records before retiring from speed skating. (Web site)

Hockey

  1. Hockey has been played at the Winter Olympics since 1924 (and at the summer games in 1920). (Web site)
  2. Besides a gold medal match deserved a gold medal helped hockey pull off the biggest surprise of the Winter Olympics.

Great Britain

  1. Winter Olympics: There was no medal for Great Britain in the men's curling after a disappointing defeat to the US.

Nation

  1. The United States has hosted four Summer and four Winter Olympics, more than any other nation. (Web site)
  2. After carrying the weight of the nation into the last Winter Olympics, expectations were much more muted entering the 2010 Games.

Opening Ceremony

  1. The Winter Olympics will start with the Opening Ceremony on February 12 and end on February 28. (Web site)
  2. After a tragic start to the Winter Olympics, the opening ceremony tried to lift the spirits in Vancouver.
  3. Quote: Fireworks explode over the city during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010.

Friday

  1. On Friday, Booker Rising highlighted the 19 (partially) black athletes competing in the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. (Web site)
  2. Here are some movies to get you into the mood for the Winter Olympics, which begin Friday in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Switzerland

  1. In 1948, he became fifth in the 500 metre event at the Winter Olympics of St. Moritz, Switzerland.
  2. Switzerland, in 1928, became the only host country to fail to win a medal at the Winter Olympics. (Web site)
  3. Switzerland, which has been a giant killer in previous Winter Olympics, heads to Vancouver with a roster loaded with players from its national league.

France

  1. Short track speed skating has been a contest at the Winter Olympics since the 1992 Winter Games in Albertville, France.
  2. In 1992, during the Winter Olympics in Albertville, France, CBS used the flag of the Republic of China with the official "TPE" code.
  3. Brown left the Americans during the 1992 season to again represent USA Hockey at the Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.

Soviet Union

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Ioc

  1. Putin pledged to reintroduce the animals to the Caucasus after Russia won the Winter Olympics in 2007, the IOC said.
  2. 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.
  3. In 2003 the IOC awarded the 2010 Winter Olympics to Vancouver, thus allowing Canada to host its second Winter Olympics.

Committee

  1. In 1986, the International Olympic Committee voted to stage the Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics in alternating four year cycles. (Web site)
  2. 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.
  3. She is involved as a coaching and performance consultant with the Canadian Olympic Committee in preparation for the Vancouver Winter Olympics.

Germany

  1. 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.
  2. Chile, Denmark, Iceland, Korea, and Lebanon debuted at these Winter Olympics; Germany and Japan were not invited to compete. (Web site)

United States

  1. 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.
  2. The United States hasn't topped the medals table - gold or overall - at a Winter Olympics since the 1932 Games in Lake Placid.
  3. Rumours of a boycott at the 1980 Summer Olympics by the United States and its allies clouded the Winter Olympics.

Debut

  1. These Games marked the debut of the Soviet Union at the Winter Olympics.

Feb

  1. 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. (Web site)
  2. A Winter Olympics of discontent and glitches A luger's death in a horrible training accident mere hours before the Opening Ceremonies on Feb.
  3. 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.

First Gold Medal

  1. In 2002, Iginla helped Team Canada win its first gold medal at the Winter Olympics in 50 years. (Web site)
  2. 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. (Web site)
  3. Fun fact to know and tell: The first gold medal in Winter Olympics history was won by an American.

World Championships

  1. 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. (Web site)
  2. There are international competitions for figure skating, such as the World Championships and figure skating is also an official event in the Winter Olympics. (Web site)
  3. This was the first Winter Olympics which did not serve as World Championships for alpine skiing.

Country

  1. It was the first Winter Olympics medal for Yugoslavia and the only medal won by the host country at the Games. (Web site)
  2. Canada failed to finish atop the medals table in Vancouver but did win 14 gold, more than any country at one Winter Olympics.
  3. By winning the final event of the Vancouver Olympics, Canada earned its 14th gold medal - the most by any country at any Winter Olympics.

Venues

  1. 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.
  2. This is the first Winter Olympics being held by the sea, with some venues at sea level like Richmond Olympic Oval.

Oslo

  1. 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. (Web site)
  2. 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.

Year

  1. This year the Winter Olympics will be held in Vancouver, Canada.
  2. The Albertville 1992 Winter Olympics were the last Games to be staged in the same year as the Summer Games.
  3. The Lillehammer Games of 1994 was the first Winter Olympics not to be held in the same year with the Summer Olympics.

Bronze

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Competing

  1. Andrea Henkel is competing in the Winter Olympics 2010 in Vancouver in the biathlon for Germany. (Web site)
  2. 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.
  3. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he has won three gold medals.

Austria

  1. 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.
  2. Priestner had been an Olympic medalist herself, winning silver when she represented Canada at the Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria, in 1976. (Web site)
  3. Austria have the most gold medals in the history of Alpine Skiing at the Winter Olympics, with 30.

Italy

  1. In 2006, Bertuzzi was controversially selected to play for Team Canada at the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. (Web site)
  2. Gabriel performed John Lennon 's "Imagine" at the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy on 10 February 2006.
  3. Turin, making its first bid, will bring the Winter Olympics to Italy for the first time since the 1956 Games in Cortina D'Ampezzo. (Web site)

South Korea

  1. South Korea would be only the second Asian nation after Japan to stage a Winter Olympics if the bid succeeds.
  2. SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea's Olympic committee has approved the alpine city of Pyeongchang's third consecutive bid to host the Winter Olympics.
  3. South Korea will pin hope of gold medals on its short-track speed skaters at the Turin Winter Olympics. (Web site)

Japan

  1. There have been two winter Olympics held in Japan: Sapporo in 1972 and Nagano in 1998. (Web site)
  2. In 2000, the Winter Olympics returned to Japan, with Nagano being the host city.
  3. Sapporo, 1972 - Held in Japan, it was for the first time that the Winter Olympics were held outside USA or Europe. (Web site)

Silver

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. He has won two silver and four bronze medals at the Winter Olympics, from the 1994, 1998 and 2006 Games.

Four Years

  1. The Olympic flame in Vancouver has barely gone out and four years remain until the opening day of the next Winter Olympics in Sochi. (Web site)
  2. The next Winter Olympics will be in Sochi, Russia, in four years.
  3. It is just four years until Russia hosts the Winter Olympics in Sochi, but already questions are being asked about funding issues. (Web site)

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