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This decision caused the Swiss and Austrian skiers to boycott the Olympics.
The 1940 Winter Olympics had originally been awarded to Japan, and were supposed to be held in Sapporo, but the IOC voted to take back the Games from Japan because of their involvement in the war in China.
Winter pentathlon, a variant to the modern pentathlon, was included as a demonstration event in 1948.
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 1952 winter olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The XXth Winter Olympic Games will be held in Turin, Italy from February 10 to 26.
Olympics: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, is where the year 2002 Winter Olympics were held.
In 1952, the Olympics were finally held in Norway, the birthplace of modern skiing...
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 1956 Olympics
Finishing a close second to the United States in overall medal count (74–71), the Russians served notice that they were an athletic superpower to be reckoned with.
Died: Frank McKinney Jr., 53, the pioneer of modern, bent-arm backstrokers, who won three medals at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics and went on to become chairman of an Indiana bank and president of its parent company; in a small-airplane crash near Indianapolis.
Ingrid O'Neil, of Sports and Olympic Memorabilia, holds gold, silver and bronze medal from the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.
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 1956 Olympics
The Soviet Union emerged from the shadows of the Cold War in 1952 to make its Olympic debut at the Summer Games in Helsinki.
In 1956, the USSR made its first appearance in the Winter Games and not only outmedaled the 32–nation field, but dethroned Canada as hockey champion.
Winter Olympics: Speed Skating - Preview of the Olympic event speed skating
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 1956 Winter Olympics at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The 1956 Winter Olympic Games were held in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.
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