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.
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19.02.2018
PyeongChang, Korea, February 18, 2018: If he ever wanted to write an autobiography, Chinese freestyle skier Jia Zongyang has plenty of rich experience from which to draw on. But he is hoping there will be one final chapter to complete ...

19.02.2018
Gangneung, Korea, February 18, 2018: The speed skating showdown between Korea and Japan more than lived up to its billing on an emotional night at Gangneung Oval on Sunday. The night ended with Japan’s Nao Kodaira crowned new Olympic c...

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