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 1988 Winter Olympics
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CTV was also the host broadcaster for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, which was the last time the Olympics were held in Canada.
Previously, it was home to the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal and the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.
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 Articles - 1984 Winter Olympics
The 20km race is added to women's Nordic skiing.
Skier Jure Franko won Yugoslavia's first Winter Olympic medal; a silver in the giant slalom.
The first Winter Games held in a Communist country.
www.oldion.com /articles/1984_Winter_Olympics

  
 Olympics - EnchantedLearning.com
The events in the Winter Olympics include: ice hockey, figure skating, speed skating, snowboarding, luge, bobsleigh, skeleton (a type of sledding), curling, cross-country skiing, freestyle skiing, slalom, downhill (Alpine) skiing, ski jumping, Nordic combined (skiing plus ski jumping), and biathlon (skiing and shooting).
The Olympic flag was first used in the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp, Belgium.
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.
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 The Winter Olympics
The 11-day event, which included nordic skiing, speed skating, figure skating, ice hockey and bobsledding, was a huge success and was retroactively called the first Olympic Winter Games.
Despite the objections of Modern Olympics' founder Baron Pierre de Coubertin and the resistance of the Scandinavian countries, which had staged their own Nordic championships every four or five years from 1901-26 in Sweden, the International Olympic Committee sanctioned an “International Winter Sports Week” at Chamonix, France, in 1924.
Winter Olympics: Luge- Preview of the Olympic event luge
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 The Winter Olympics
Despite the objections of Modern Olympics' founder Baron Pierre de Coubertin and the resistance of the Scandinavian countries, which had staged their own Nordic championships every four or five years from 1901-26 in Sweden, the International Olympic Committee sanctioned an “International Winter Sports Week” at Chamonix, France, in 1924.
The 11-day event, which included nordic skiing, speed skating, figure skating, ice hockey and bobsledding, was a huge success and was retroactively called the first Olympic Winter Games.
Winter Sports: Gold rush in the hills; Sestriere's preparations for next year's Winter Olympics are well underway.Sarah Barrell checks up on progress in the Italian Alps and finds a world-class ski resort taking shape.(Features)
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 Cool Attractions - Olympic History
1924 marked the year of the first official Winter Games, and for the first time events such as figure skating, speed skating, Nordic skiing, bobsleigh, and ice hockey were held at a separate celebration than the Summer Games.
The Olympics have always reflected the political goings-on in the world, and for this reason, the 1964 games in Innsbruck, Austria were particularly noteworthy.
Calgary's Olympics in 1988 were well received by both athletes and spectators, however, there were some concerns regarding the facilities, and the choice of competition sites.
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 Find Winter Olympics 1980 Ice Hockey Information
winter sports week with speed skating, figure skating, ice hockey and nordic skiing was planned, but the 1916 Olympics...
The Olympic Center in Lake Placid is the site of the 1980 Miracle on Ice hockey game when the underdog U.S. hockey team upended the Soviet Union and ultimately won the Olympic gold medal.
The young Americans' upset of the mighty Soviets in the 1980 Winter Olympics...
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 The Winter Olympics
Despite the objections of Modern Olympics' founder Baron Pierre de Coubertin and the resistance of the Scandinavian countries, which had staged their own Nordic championships every four or five years from 1901-26 in Sweden, the International Olympic Committee sanctioned an “International Winter Sports Week” at Chamonix, France, in 1924.
Organizers of the 1916 Summer Games in Berlin planned to introduce a “Skiing Olympia,” featuring nordic events in the Black Forest, but the Games were cancelled after the outbreak of World War I in 1914.
The move toward a winter version of the Olympics began in 1908 when figure skating made an appearance at the Summer Games in London.
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 1988 winter olympics and other winter related information
Winter Olympics Through The Years 1988 Olympics Calgary Top 10 Standings Leading Medal Winners Alpine Skiing Biathlon Bobsled Figure Skating Ice Hockey Luge Nordic Skiing Speed Skating A record 1,750 athletes from...
Olympics 1976 Olympics 1980 Olympics 1984 Olympics 1988 Olympics 1992 Olympics 1994 Olympics 1998 Olympics 2002 Olympics Event-by-Event Athletes with Winter and Summer Medals All-Time Leading Medal Winners All...
Winter Olympics - 1988 The 1988 Calgary Olympic Games were a wonderful event.
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 Definition of 1984 Winter Olympics
The 20km race is added to women's Nordic skiing.
The XIV Olympic Winter Games were held in 1984 in
The first Winter Games held in a socialist country.
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 1984 Winter Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The XIV Olympic Winter Games were held in 1984 in
Skier Jure Franko won Yugoslavia's first Winter Olympics medal; a silver in the giant slalom.
The 20km race is added to women's Nordic skiing.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/1984_Winter_Olympics   (308 words)

  
 1984 Winter Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(for the full table, see 1984 Winter Olympics medal count)
The XIV Olympic Winter Games were held in 1984 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
The 20km race is added to women's Nordic skiing.
sterlingheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1984_Winter_Olympics   (308 words)

  
 1984 Winter Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(for the full table, see 1984 Winter Olympics medal count)
The XIV Olympic Winter Games were held in 1984 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
The 20km race is added to women's Nordic skiing.
www.lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1984_Winter_Olympics   (308 words)

  
 SLAM! NAGANO: Winter Olympic Records
 Most Medals, Single Olympics, Women -- 5, Manuela Di Centa, Italy, nordic skiing, 1994 (2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze) and Lyubov Egorova, Unified Team, nordic skiing, 1992 (3 gold, 2 silver).
 Most Silver Medals, Women -- 5, Andrea Ehrig, East Germany, speedskating, 1976, 1984-88 and Raisa Smetanina, Soviet Union-Unified Team, nordic skiing, 1976-88.
 Most Medals, Single Olympics, Men -- 5, Eric Heiden, United States, speedskating, 1980 (5 gold).
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 Sand Skiing with Bill Koch
At the 1976 Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria, Koch became the first American to earn an Olympic medal in Nordic skiing when he finished second in the 30-kilometer race by only 28 seconds.
Koch competed in four events at the 1984 Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugolslavia, finishing out of medal contention in each.
Koch's adoption of new techniques in the early 1980s stirred up considerable controversy in the Nordic skiing world.
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 Winter Olympics 2002 Salt Lake City
Most Silver Medals, Women - 5, Andrea Ehrig, East Germany, speedskating, 1976, 1984-88 and Raisa Smetanina, Soviet Union-Unified Team, nordic skiing, 1976-88.
Most Medals, Career, Women - 10, Raisa Smetanina, Soviet Union-Unified Team, nordic skiing, 1976-92 (4 gold, 5 silver, 1 bronze).
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 Multi-sport event - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These Games were held in Scandinavia, and the sports conducted were winter sports such as cross country skiing and speed skating.
The Nordic Games were last held in 1926, after which the 1924 Winter Sports Week in Chamonix was declared the first Olympic Winter Games.
Goodwill Games, held first in 1986, held as an alternative after the boycotted Olympics of 1980 and 1984.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Multi-sport_event   (562 words)

  
 1984 Winter Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Skier Jure Franko won Yugoslavia's first Winter Olympic medal; a silver in the giant slalom.
The 20 km race is added to women's Nordic skiing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1984_Winter_Olympics   (240 words)

  
 1984 Winter Olympics
Skier Jure Franko won Yugoslavia's first Olympics medal; a silver in the giant
The 20km race is added to Nordic skiing.
www.freeglossary.com /1984_Winter_Olympics   (371 words)

  
 Thursday 02/21 Salt Lake Olympic Thread and ** SPOILERS**
If Great Britain wins the gold medal, it will be their first gold at the Winter Games since Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean won the ice dancing gold at the 1984 Sarajevo Games.
The Russian has paid her dues, Hughes is the youngest American, they might figure she can medal in later Olympics.
NBC — (Figure skating: ladies long program; Alpine skiing: men's giant slalom; Women's hockey: gold medal conclusion; Nordic combined: sprint K120 jump), 8-Midnight
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 Olympic highlights - 2002 Winter Olympics coverage
With the two gold medals, Jernberg ended his eight-year Olympic career in nordic skiing with nine medals — four gold, three silver and two bronze.
DOUBLE DELIGHT REDONE: At the 1984 Sarajevo Games, Sweden's Gunde Svan captured golds in the 15 kilometers and team relay, with the 22-year-old the youngest gold medalist in Olympic cross country history.
NINE FOR SIXTEN: At the 1964 Innsbruck Games, Sweden's Sixten Jernberg won the 50 kilometers and skied the second leg of Sweden's gold-medal relay team.
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