The Winter Olympic Games are a multi-sport event held every four years. The first one took place in Chamonix, France, in 1984. Since their experienced significant changes, especially with the rise of television, which has enchanced the profile of the games.
The Winter Olympics have been hosted on three continets, but never in a country in the southern hemisphere. The United States has hosted the Games four times, and France, three times. In 2014, Sochi will be the first Russian city to host the Winter Olympics.
Some current sports in the Winter Olympic Games are: Alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-contry skiing, curling, ice hockey, snowboarding, speed skating and others.
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