|Opening Ceremony||07 Feb 1998|
|Closing Ceremony||22 Feb 1998|
The Olympic Winter Games return to Japan after 26 years. Snowboarding debuted as an official discipline. Curling returned to the Olympic Winter programme, this time with a tournament for both men and women. For the first time, the men’s ice hockey tournament was opened to all professionals, and women’s ice hockey was introduced to the Olympic programme. The inspired team from the Czech Republic scored a surprise victory.
|Country||Total||Rank By Total|
|People's Republic of China||0||6||2||8||2|
|Republic of Korea||3||1||2||6||3|