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List of Olympic Games host cities


Since the Modern Olympics began in 1896, there have been 27 Summer Olympic Games held in 22 different cities and 22 Winter Olympic Games held in 19 different cities. In addition, three summer and tw...

First Winter Olympics - Jan 25, 1924 - HISTORY.com


On this day in History, First Winter Olympics on Jan 25, 1924. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Olympic Winter Games - Factsheet - Olympic.org


the first Olympic champion in the history of the. Winter Games. 1928 SAINT MORITZ,. Switzerland. Altitude and current population: 1,822m,. 5,029 inhabitants.

Winter Olympic Games Host Cities - Topend Sports


List of cities that have hosted previous Winter Olympic Games.

The First Winter Olympics - Social Studies for Kids


The Winter Olympics first took place in 1924, in Chamonix, France.

Olympic Games Host Cities (1896 to 2022) - Geography - About.com


A complete listing of all Olympic Game cities from the beginning of the modern Olympics in 1896 through 2020. Includes all Summer Olympic Games and Winter  ...

Origins of the Olympic Winter Games | Britannica.com


The first organized international competition involving winter sports was introduced just five years after ... Read; View History; Edit; Feedback ... Origins of the Olympic Winter Games, The first organized international competition involving winter ...

The Nordic Games and The Origins of the Olympic Winter Games


The Olympic Winter Games formally began in 1924 at Chamonix, although they ... history literature suggests that there may have been such intentions: Lindroth ...

Washingtonpost.com: Winter Olympics History


Miracle on Ice. Jim Craig, U.S. Hockey. The United States, seeded seventh in a 12-team field, stuns the mighty Soviet Union, 4-3, on its way to the 1980 gold ...

Winter Olympic medal counts by year, country, type, gender and age ...


A history of Winter Olympic medals. By Jon Schleuss. More than 2,500 medals have been issued for winter sports since the first Winter Olympics in 1924 in ...

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Winter Olympics Through The Years - Infoplease


Winter Olympics Through The Years ... Athletes with Winter and Summer Medals · All-Time Leading ... Olympics Timeline · Winter Olympic Memorable Moments ...

The Winter Olympics - Infoplease


The move toward a winter version of the Olympics began in 1908 when figure skating made an appearance at the Summer Games in London. Ten-time world ...

Olympic Games Summer and Winter Locations and History of the ...


Nov 17, 2015 ... Olympic History. The Olympic Games took their name from the Greek city of Olympia and though there were important athletic competitions held ...