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 Winter Olympics - ninemsn Encarta
The Olympics organization is headed by a president, elected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) members for an initial period of eight years.
Previously there had been winter events held, at random, at the Summer Games, most notably the figure skating and ice hockey competitions that were associated with the 1920 Summer Games at Antwerp, Belgium.
Alpine skiing, for men and women, has been part of the Olympic programme since 1948: the events are the downhill, the slalom, the giant slalom (since 1952), the super giant slalom or super-G (since 1988), and the combined event (downhill and slalom), which has been staged intermittently since 1936.
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 ipedia.com: Ice hockey Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ice hockey, known simply as "hockey" in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice.
At the 1920 Summer Olympics, ice hockey was introduced to the Olympics, and it has been part of the Winter Olympics ever since.
The Canadian Hockey League or CHL is a major Canadian junior (under 21) league, and is the parent group of the Ontario Hockey League, the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Western Hockey League.
www.ipedia.com /ice_hockey.html   (3737 words)

  
 Ice hockey - Gurupedia
In eastern Canada there is a different belief, which is that ice hockey originated around 1800 in Windsor, Nova Scotia, where students at King's College School, adapted the exciting field game of Hurley to the ice of their favorite skating ponds and created a new winter game, Ice Hurley.
In 1998, women's ice hockey also made its appearance at the Olympics, with the United States beating Canada for the gold medal in that year, and Canada beating the United States in 2002.
International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships are formally open to the best players in the world, but many cannot attend because they are playing in the Stanley Cup tournament, which is held at the same time.
www.gurupedia.com /i/ic/ice_hockey.htm   (3265 words)

  
 All About Hockey
Hockey is a sport in which two teams compete by trying to maneuver a puck or ball into the opponents' goal.
Hockey is also played by colleges in the United States as a part of the NCAA culminated in the Frozen Four.
Women's hockey is one of the fastest growing women's sports in the world, with an increast of 400 percent, in just the last 10 years.
creativehockey.com /all-about-hockey.htm   (3218 words)

  
 Winter Olympics - Ice Hockey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The first appearance of ice hockey in the Olympics for men came during a summer Olympics in 1920.
Each team has six players on the ice at one time, two defenders, a right and left one and three offensive players a center, a right, and left wing and a goalie.
The object is to hit the puck up the ice with a curved stick to the other end of the ice and get the puck in the other team's goal.
www2.lhric.org /pocantico/olympics/icehockey.htm   (405 words)

  
 Video Games: Ice hockey
Ice hockey is a fast paced game and player changes may happen every few minutes and often without an interruption in play.
The central part is known variously as centre ice or the neutral zone, while the other two zones are known either as the end zones or as the attacking and defending zones.
Icing consists of driving the puck from one's own side of the red line across the farther goal line without scoring and without the defending team having a chance to intercept it (in North America a defending player must also touch the puck behind the goal line before an attacking player does).
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 KIAT.NET - Olympic Winter Games Ice Hockey
The origins of ice hockey are unclear, but it's widely accepted that the British are responsible for bringing hockey to North America.
From the 1980s, professional hockey players who had played in the National Hockey League (NHL) were declared eligible to compete in the Olympic ice hockey tournament.
Women's ice hockey was approved as an Olympic sport in 1992, and debuted in Nagano in 1998.
www.kiat.net /olympics/sports/winter/icehockey.html   (726 words)

  
 Winter Olympics: Ice Hockey
Ice hockey made its Olympic debut at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium.
In 1998 the face of Olympic hockey underwent a major change when it was ruled that professionals would be allowed to compete.
Hockey games will be played at the new Palasport Olimpico and also at an ice rink set up in the existing Torino Esposizioni.
www.factmonster.com /spot/winter-olympics-ice-hockey.html   (517 words)

  
 Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Until 1994, the Winter and Summer Olympics were held in the same year, but in 1986 the International Olympic Committee, which organises the Olympics, decided to separate them, so as to spread costs for all involved parties.
As with the Ancient Olympics, once the flame has been lit, it is kept burning throughout the celebration of the Olympics, and is extinguished at end of the closing ceremony of the Games.
Olympic medals are awarded to those individuals or teams placing first, second, and third in each event.
www.nalis.gov.tt /olympics/Olympics.htm   (1089 words)

  
 Olympic Ice Hockey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hockey was one of these sports, and it gained a spot in the events in the summer of 1920.
Ice hockey has become one of the premier events in the Winter Olympics.
Women’s ice hockey is at an exciting period of growth, as skill levels rise around the globe.
www.personal.psu.edu /arh208/art2/hockey.htm   (1103 words)

  
 1920 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were held in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium.
The 1916 Olympics were scheduled to be held in Berlin but were canceled due to the fighting in World War I. Germany, Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria and Turkey were not invited due to their part in the war.
These Olympics were the first in which the Olympic Oath was uttered, the first in which doves were released to symbolize peace, and was the first time the Olympic Flag was flown.
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 Olympics - EnchantedLearning.com
The Greeks held the first Olympic games in the year 776 BC (over 2700 years ago), and had only one event, a sprint (a short run that was called the "stade").
For each Olympics, a new flame is started in the ancient Olympic stadium in Olympia, Elis, Greece, using a parabolic mirror to focus the rays of the Sun.
The events in the Summer Olympics include: archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, canoeing, cycling, diving, equestrian, fencing, football (soccer), gymnastics, handball, hockey, judo, kayaking, marathon, pentathlon, ping pong, rowing, sailing, shooting, swimming, taekwando, tennis, track and field (many running, jumping, and throwing events), triathlon, volleyball, water polo, weightlifting, wrestling (freestyle and Greco-Roman).
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 Ice Hockey
hockey has been a part of the Winter Olympics since the beginning.
In fact, it was part of the 1920 Summer Olympics.
Two teams face off on an ice rink, with the goal to get a hockey puck (a disc made of rubber) into a goal, using wooden sticks.
www.socialstudiesforkids.com /articles/sports/icehockey.htm   (119 words)

  
 Ice Hockey: Canada Is Team To Beat - Olympics 2006
Canada's gold medal in 2002 sparked its resurgence as the dominant force in international ice hockey.
Overall, ice hockey in the Olympic Games dates back to 1920, when the tournament was part of the Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium.
The last team to win successive Olympic titles was the Soviet Union/Unified Team, which won in 1984, 1988 (as Soviet Union) and 1992 (as Unified Team).
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 CBC.ca - Athens 2004 - History: 1920 Antwerp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The third gold was won in ice hockey, of all things, which, along with figure skating, was played for the first and last time at the Summer Olympics -- by 1924, the Winter Olympics had been established.
The 1920 Antwerp Olympics honoured Belgium's survival of the First World War, and Victor Boin was the most honoured Belgian athlete.
But in 1920, he switched to fencing and won a silver in the team epee competition.
www.cbc.ca /olympics/2004/1920.html   (1340 words)

  
 Birthplace of Pro Hockey Museum in Houghton Michigan
Hockey is a popular sport for many students at Michigan Tech, in the 1983-84 school year, there were 52 intramural hockey teams, with over 10% of their students playing hockey.
Since the hockey season was only 2+ months long because of the natural ice, most Canadian players returned home to their families and regular jobs in Canada at the end of each season; requiring the IHL managers to organize a new team each season.
Hockey continues to be the main sport of choice for many adults and boys and girls of all ages year around here in the Copper Country.
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 1972 Summit Series: A September to Remember
The 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium were historic for several reasons.
These games marked the first time the Olympic oath was taken by an athlete, the first time the Olympic flag was flown, and the first time doves were released as a symbol of peace.
His stick-handling is always a treat to behold and his snappy combination breakaways down the ice with a teammate are probably the most dangerous factor in the Icelandic attack.
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 CBC.CA - Torino 2006
Hockey Night in Canada's Kelly Hrudey dissects the Canadian men's squad bound for Turin.
Olympic ice hockey has hosted its share of dynasties and upsets.
Olympic rules put a premium on a player's hockey sense — the ability to act quickly and positively with the puck and the discipline to know what to do without it.
www.cbc.ca /olympics/sports/icehockey   (657 words)

  
 Dee's Hockey
Due to the fact that the Ottawa Senators won both halfs of the season, there were no playoffs in the 1919-20 season.
*Ice Hockey debuts in the 1920 Summer Olympics, with Canada emerging with the gold medal.
*Soviet Union win their first Olympic gold medal in ice hockey in 1956.
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 Olympic Ice Hockey Links
The origins of ice hockey are vague, but it appears that the British brought an early version of the game to Canada in the late 1800's.
The sport made its Olympic debut in the 1920 Summer Games at Antwerp, and was included in the first Winter Games in Chamonix in 1924.
In Olympic ice hockey, women compete in an eight-team tournament; men in a 12-team tournament.
www.sirlinksalot.net /icehockey.html   (321 words)

  
 LCS Hockey - Winter Olympics, Nagano - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ice hockey has been a part of the winter olympics since 1920.
Learn more about the history of this olympic event by studying the cumulative medal standings and past results.
Even though this is the first year that NHL players are allowed to participate in the olympics, several active NHL players have olympic experience.
www.lcshockey.com /extra/1998/olympics/history.asp   (470 words)

  
 Ice hockey at the 1920 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ice hockey was introduced to the Olympic Games at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp.
The silver went to the United States and Czechoslovakia took the bronze.
Seven nations entered teams in the inaugural Olympic ice hockey tournament.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ice_hockey_at_the_1920_Summer_Olympics   (306 words)

  
 1920 Olympics — Infoplease.com
The Olympic quadrennial, scheduled for Berlin in 1916, was interrupted by World War I–the so-called “War to End All Wars,” which had involved 28 countries and killed nearly 10 million troops in four years.
The Antwerp Games were also noteworthy for the introduction of the Olympic oath–uttered for the first time by Belgium fencer Victor Bion–and the Olympic flag, with its five multicolored, intersecting rings.
Environmental factors in the summer Olympics in historical perspective.
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 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - SPORTS
The origins of ice hockey are unclear, but it is widely accepted that the British are responsible for bringing hockey to North America.
In 1879, a group of college students at McGill University in Montreal organised competitions and developed the first known set of hockey rules.
The first Olympic Games to include ice hockey for men were the Antwerp Games in 1920.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/index_uk.asp?SportCode=IH   (143 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - 2002 Winter Olympics - Hockey Quiz: Test your knowledge - Friday February 01, 2002 03:56 PM
Team USA celebrates its 4-3 win over Russia in the 1980 Winter Olympics.
Which two sports are the parents of ice hockey?
What is it called when one team has more players on the ice because of a penalty against the opponent?
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 Medal Count for the 1920 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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