Winter Olympics

 Winter Olympics Every Four Years for Two Weeks, usually in February Starting the Friday before the Second Saturday (2014)

Sochi, Russia, was elected as the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics over Salzburg, Austria, and Pyeongchang, South Korea. This will be the first time that Russia will host a Winter Olympics.[77] The Olympic Village and Olympic Stadium will be located on the Black Sea coast. All of the mountain venues will be 50 kilometres (30 mi) away in the alpine region known as Krasnaya Polyana.[77] On 6 July 2011, the IOC selected the city of Pyeongchang, South Korea to host the 2018 Winter Olympics.[78]
Alpine skiing Since 1936 10 Men's and women's downhill, super giant slalom, giant slalom, slalom and Alpine combined.[128]
Biathlon Since 1960 10 Sprint (men: 10 km; women: 7.5 km), the individual (men: 20 km; women: 15 km), the pursuit (men: 12.5 km; women: 10 km), the relay (men: 4x7.5 km; women: 4x6 km), and the mass start (men: 15 km; women: 12.5 km).[129]
Bobsleigh 1924–1956
1964–present 3 Four-man race, two-man race and two-woman race.[130]
Cross-country skiing Since 1924 12 Men's sprint, team sprint, 30 km pursuit, 15 km, 50 km and 4x10 km relay; women's sprint, team sprint, 15 km pursuit, 10 km, 30 km (women) and 4x5 km relay.[131]
Curling 1924
1998–present 2 Men's and women's tournaments.[132]
Figure skating Since 1924Note 1 4 Men's and women's singles; pairs; and ice dancing.[133]
Freestyle skiing Since 1992 6 Men's and women's Moguls, Aerials, Ski Cross, Superpipe, and Slopestyle.[134]
Ice hockey Since 1924Note 2 2 Men's and women's tournaments.[135]
Luge Since 1964 3 Men's and women's singles, men's doubles.[136]
Nordic combined Since 1924 3 Men's 10 km individual normal hill, 10 km individual large hill and team.[137]
Short track speed skating Since 1992 8 Men's and women's 500 metres, 1000 metres, 1500 metres; women's 3000 metre relay; and men's 5000 metre relay.[138]
Skeleton 1924; 1948
Since 2002 2 Men's and women's events.[139]
Ski jumping Since 1924 3 Men's individual large hill, individual small hill and team large hill.[140]
Snowboarding Since 1998 10 Men's and women's parallel, giant slalom, half-pipe and snowboard cross, slopestyle.[141]
Speed skating Since 1924 12 Men's and women's 500 metres, 1000 metres, 1500 metres, 5000 metres and team pursuit; women's 3000 metres; men's 10000 metres.[142]



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