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Summer Olympic Games print that page


The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad are an international multi-sport event , occurring every four years, organized by the International Olympic Committee . Medals are awarded in each event, with gold medals for first place, silver for second and bronze for third, a

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The Winter Olympic Games are a sporting event , which occurs every four years. The first celebration of the Winter Olympics was held in Chamonix , France, in 1924. The original sports were alpine and cross-country skiing , figure skating , ice hockey , Nordic combined , ski jumping and

Olympic Games ceremony print that page


victor's prize was an olive wreath . The various elements of the ceremonies are mandated by the Olympic Charter and cannot be changed by the host nation. Even the artistic portion of the opening and closing ceremonies must meet the approval of the International Olympic Committee or IOC.

Olympic video games print that page

2004 and Beijing 2008 . [ edit ] List of games [ edit ] Official games Barcelona 1992 - Olympic Gold by U.S. Gold Lillehammer 1994 - Winter Olympics: Lillehammer 94 by U.S. Gold Atlanta 1996 - Olympic Summer Games by U.S. Gold Nagano 1998 - Nagano Winter Olympics '98 by

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2002 Olympic Winter Games figure skating scandal print that page

At the 2002 Winter Olympics held in Salt Lake City , the figure skating competition was the source of much controversy and one of the immediate causes for the revamp of scoring in figure skating . Contents 1 The competition 1.1 Breakdown of marks 2 The scandal 3 Immediate

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Ice hockey at the Olympic Games print that page


States were also competitive during this period and won multiple medals. Between 1920 and 1968, the Olympic hockey tournament was also counted as the Ice Hockey World Championship for that year. The Soviet Union first participated in 1956 and overtook Canada as the dominant international

1976 Summer Olympics print that page


Amsterdam , over the bids of Moscow and Los Angeles , which later hosted the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympic Games respectively. These were the first Olympic Games held in Canada, preceding the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary and 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver . Contents 1

Hayley Wickenheiser print that pageTimeline of Hayley Wickenheiser


[ edit ] International Medal record Competitor for   Canada Women's ice hockey Olympic games Silver 1998 Nagano Tournament Gold 2002 Salt Lake City Tournament Gold 2006 Torino Tournament Gold 2010 Vancouver Tournament IIHF World Women's Championships

Olympic Games scandals and controversies print that page


The Olympic Games is a major international multi-sport event . During its history, both the Summer and Winter Games were a subject of many scandals and controversies. Some states boycotted the Games on various occasions, often as a sign of protest against the International Olympic Committee

Ice Hockey World Championships print that page


Olympics is recognized as the first Ice Hockey World Championship. Between 1920 and 1968, the Olympic hockey tournament was also considered the World Championship for that year. The first World Championship that was held as an individual event was in 1930 in which twelve nations participated