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    • * Lesson By: Patsy McNeil
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    • ** The Winter Olympic Games is a sporting event that occurs every four years.* The First Olympic Games occurred in 1924 in Chamonix, France.* The games occurred every four years from 1924 to 1936. They were interrupted by World War II and later resumed in 1948.* The Games were held together with the Summer Olympics until 1992, when the International Olympic Committee placed them on separate cycles every two years.
    • * In 1924 Chamonix hosted the very first Winter Olympic Games. The original sports were alpine and cross-country skiing, figure skating, ice hockey, Nordic combined, ski jumping, and speed skating
    • * Vancouver, Canada hosted the 17 days of the 2010 Winter Games. * 82 countries participated while brought 2566 athletes.*
    • * Ice Hockey * Luge* Alpine Skiing * Nordic Combined* Biathlon * Short Track Speed Skating* Bobsleigh * Skeleton* Cross country skiing * Ski Jumping* Curling * Snowboard* Figure Skating * Speed Skating* Free-Style Skiing *
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    • * The host country puts on an opening and closing ceremony* Medal ceremonies are held to present first, second, and third place with gold, silver, and bronze medals.*
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    • * 1924 - Chamonix, France * 1980 - Lake Placid, New 1928 - St. Moritz, Switzerland York, USA 1932 - Lake Placid, New York, USA 1984 - Sarajevo, Yugoslavia 1936 - Garmisch- 1988 - Calgary, Alberta, Canada Partenkirchen, Germany 1992 - Albertville, France 1948 - St. Moritz, Switzerland 1994 - Lillehammer, Norway 1952 - Oslo, Norway 1998 - Nagano, Japan 1956 - Cortina dAmpezzo, Italy 2002 - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA 1960 - Squaw Valley, California, USA 2006 - Torino, Italy 1964 - Innsbruck, Austria 2010 - Vancouver, British 1968 - Grenoble, France Columbia, Canada 1972 - Sapporo, Japan 2014 - Sochi, Russia 1976 - Innsbruck, Austria 2018 - PyeongChang South Korea *
    • * http://www.olympic.org/* http://www.bing.com/images?FORM=HDRSC2 *