Winter Olympic Games
The Winter Olympics were created to feature snow and ice sports that were logistically impossible to hold during the Summer Games. Figure skating (in 1908 and 1920) and ice hockey (in 1920) were featured as Olympic events at the Summer Olympics.

The IOC desired to expand this list of sports to encompass other winter activities. At the 1921 Olympic Congress, in Lausanne, it was decided to hold a winter version of the Olympic Games. A winter sports week (it was actually 11 days) was held in 1924 in Chamonix, France; this event became the first Winter Olympic Games.

The IOC mandated that the Winter Games be celebrated every four years on the same year as their summer counterpart. This tradition was upheld until the 1992 Games in Albertville, France; after that, beginning with the 1994 Games, the Winter Olympics were held on the third year of each Olympiad.
Seoul, Korea, September 30, 2015: South Korean actor and heart throb Lee Min-ho has been named as a goodwill ambassador for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, reports Yonhap News. The local organising committee said it appointed the...

September 30, 2015: The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) has signed the official domestic sponsorship agreement with SK Group as the official Partner for the “semiconductors and ...

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