What are facts about the winter Olympics sport hockey?
- you skate around to score and defend your goal
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The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics will feature 15 events: Alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, cross-country skiing, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, luge, nordic combined, short track speed skating, skeleton, ski jumping, snowboarding and speed skating. There are 86 Gold medal…s which will be split over the 15 sports mentioned above. ( Full Answer )
Field hockey debuted at the 1908 Games in London and ice hockeydebuted at the 1920 Games in Antwerp.
The following sports were in the 2006 Winter Olympics: . Alpine skiing . Biathlon . Bobsleigh . Cross-country skiing . Curling . Figure skating . Freestyle skiing . Ice hockey . Luge . Nordic combined . Short track speed skating . Skeleton . Ski jumping . Snowboarding . Speed skating… So 15 =D Check out www.vancouver2010.com for a list of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games and more about the 2010 olympics. =D There 15 events in the winter Olympics ( Full Answer )
There are 15 sports at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games . Bobsled . Luge . Skeleton . Ice Hockey . Figure Skating . Speed Skating . Short Track Speed Skating . Curling . Alpine Skiing . Freestyle Skiing . Snowboarding . Biathlon . Cross-Country Skiing . Ski Jumping . Nordic …Combined ( Full Answer )
The following sports were contested at the 2006 Winter Games in Turin:. Alpine skiing Biathlon Bobsleigh Cross-country skiing Curling Figure skating Freestyle skiing Ice hockey Luge Nordic combined Short track speed skating Skeleton Ski jumping Snowboarding Speed skating… ( Full Answer )
The following sports were in the 2006 Winter Games:. Alpine skiing Biathlon Bobsleigh Cross-country skiing Curling Figure skating Freestyle skiing Ice hockey Luge Nordic combined Short track speed skating Skeleton Ski jumping Snowboarding Speed skating
Luge Skeleton Bobsled Pairs' figure skating Ice dancing and here's some more FYI: hockey curling men's figure skating women's figure skating ski jumping cross-country (ski jumping and cross country are really 1 event, called Nordic Combined) skiing snowboarding alpine …biathlon freestyle short track and longer track speed skating team relay speed skating ( Full Answer )
No. The Olympics were only track and field and the winners received laurel leaf crowns.
http://www.vancouver2010.com/ Alpine Skiing, Biathlon, Bobsleigh, Cross-Country Ski, Curling, Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Ice Hockey, Luge, Nordic Combined, Short Track, Skeleton, Ski Jumping, Snowboard, and Speed Skating.
Biathlon, Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Bobsleigh, Luge, Skeleton, Hockey, Figure Skating, Long-Track Speed Skating, Short-Track Speed Skating, Snowboarding, Ski Jumping, Curling, Freestyle Skiing.
Yes; field hockey has been an Olympic sport for males continuously since 1928, and for women since 1980.
Through the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, Greek athletes have participated in Alpine skiing, Biathlon, Bobsled, Cross Country skiing, Luge, Skeleton, and Snowboarding. They have yet to win a Winter Olympic medal.
snowboard Cross is the newest Winter Olympic sport. Added just this year to the 2010 games.
Canada and the United States. Canada defeated the USA, 5-2, to win the gold medal. Joe Sakic and Jerome Iginla each scored twice for Canada in the gold medal game.
14 teams played in the men's competition at the 2002 Games: Canada United States Russia Belarus Germany Czech Republic Finland Sweden Latvia Ukraine Switzerland Austria Slovakia France Canada defeated the United States in the gold medal game. Russia defeated Belarus i…n the bronze medal game. 8 teams played in the women's competition at the 2002 Games: Canada United States Sweden Finland Russia Germany China Kazakhstan Canada defeated the United States in the gold medal game. Sweden defeated Finland in the bronze medal game. ( Full Answer )
Ice hockey was competed at the first Winter Olympic Games in 1924. But, ice hockey first debuted at the 1920 Games in Antwerp.
Prior to the creation of the Winter Olympics in 1924, figure skating and ice hockey were competed at the Summer Games. Once the Winter Games came into being, these sports were switched from Summer to Winter.
The sports that are played on ice at the Olympics are hockey,figure skating, short track speed skating,long track speed skating and curling. All of these events have mens and womens catagories.
There are 15 winter sports events that were announced to be apart of the 2010 Winter Olympics. The eight sports categorized as ice sports are: 1. Bobsled 2. Luge 3. Skeleton (the sport) 4. Ice Hockey 5. Figure Skating 6. Speed Skating 7. Short Track Speed Skating 8. Curling The three sports catego…rized as alpine skiing and snowboarding events are: Alpine Skiing Freestyle Skiing Snowboarding The four sports categorized as Nordic events are: Biathlon Cross Country Skiing: Ski Jumping Nordic Combined For more information see: http://thewinterolympics2010.webs.com/factsandinfo.htm. ( Full Answer )
The events held in the winter olympics are........ Ice sports: . Bobsled . Luge . Skeleton . Ice Hockey . Figure Skating (including Ice Dancing) . Speed Skating . Short Track Speed Skating . Curling Alpine, Skiing and Snowboarding Events: . Alpine Skiing . Freestyle Skiing (A…erials, Moguls and Ski Cross) . Snowboarding (Parallel Giant Slalom, Halfpipe and Snowboard Cross) Nordic Events . Biathlon (cross-country skiing and target shooting) . Cross-Country Skiing . Ski Jumping . Nordic Combined (ski jumping and cross country skiing) ( Full Answer )
Through the 2006 Games in Turin, the United States has done best in speed skating (63, 28 gold, 20 silver, 15 bronze), figure skating (44, 13 gold, 15 silver, 16 bronze), and alpine skiing (31, 12 gold, 15 silver, 4 bronze).
Im not sure how it became an olympic sport for the winter games but this may shed a little light on it first off hockey was an outdoor sport a long time ago when there were only about 5 or 6 teams playing in the nhl also hockey is one of the oldest winter sport games around so this also maybe why it…s there as for me i just believe its there cause its such an exciting game to watch. ( Full Answer )
The 4 Winter Olympic sport that take place indoors are Speed Skating, Figure Skating, Curling, and Hockey.
I would say that the skeleton is the most dangerous because a person died in the 2010 Olympics because of luge which is on the back and skeleton is on the stomach which is more thretening so the sheleton!
ski cross just debuted in Vancouver, but there are probably some other first time sports as well
I don't know what Olympics you're thinking of, but swimming is in the summer Olympics
The sports that comprise the Winter Olympic games are: bobsleigh, bobsleigh skeleton, curling, ice hockey, luge, snowboard, ski jumping, alpine skiing, freestyle skiing, nordic combined, cross country skiing, figure skating, speed skating, short track speed skating, and biathlon.
At the 2006 Games in Turin, 5. Curling, Ice Hockey, Figure Skating, Short Track Speed Skating, and Speed Skating.
alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsled, cross-country skiing, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, luge, short track speed skating, skeleton, ski jumping, snowboarding, speed skating
The newest winter olympic sport is called snowboard cross (snowboard X). It was first considered an olympic event in Torino, 2006.
Prior to the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Slovenia had won 4 medals, all bronze. 3 of those medals were in alpine skiing and 1 was in ski jumping.
At the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Australia has athletes competing in alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, cross country skiing, figure skating, freestyle skiing, luge, short track Speed skating, skeleton, snowboarding, and speed skating. At previous Winter Games, Australia participated in ic…e hockey and nordic combined. ( Full Answer )
Endurance Icy Swimming, designed to test physical ability to the max! But everyone know who's gonna win it, *cough* America *cough* due to the extra weight they bring with thewith them!
15 sports Alpine skiing Biathlon Bobsleigh Cross-country Curling Figure Skating Freestyle Skiing Ice hockey Luge Nordic Combined Short Track Skeleton Ski jumping Snowboard Speed skating
If my estimate USA will win. Canada is very good with Sidney Crosby, who plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins, can also win. USA has a very good team. But it's between USA, Canada, or Russia. Russia because Evgeni Malkin is on that team too which is also from the Pittsburgh Penguins. It's between these… three but my estimate would be 1.USA 2.Canada 3.Russia ( Full Answer )
1. Fighting will get you thrown out. 2. No touch icing is in effect. 3. You cannot play without a helmet on and properly secured.
At the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Iceland sent athletes to compete in alpine skiing. At previous Winter Olympics, athletes representing Iceland have also competed in cross country skiing and ski jumping. They have won no Winter Olympic medals.
Alpine Skiing . Biathlon . Cross-Country Skiing . Figure Skating . Freestyle Skiing . Skeleton . Snowboard
The Men's Ice Hockey gold medal match of the 2010 Winter Olympics is on Sunday, February 28th; Canada vs USA.
The skeleton discipline appeared for the second time in theOlympics in 1948. Skeleton was a form of luge and some called ittobogganing at the time. Nino Bibbia of Italy was awarded the goldmedal, with American John Heaton taking the silver, and JohnCrammond of Great Britain being awarded the bronze.… ( Full Answer )
1) France has hosted the Winter Olympics three times, 1924 in Chamonix, 1968 in Grenoble, and 1992 in Albertville. 2) France has won 94 Winter Olympic medals (27 gold, 27 silver, 40 bronze). 3) The most total medals France has won at a Winter Olympics is 11 at the 2002 Games in Salt Lake City an…d the 2010 Games in Vancouver. 4) The only time France did not win at least one medal at a Winter Olympics was the 1956 Winter Games in Cortina d'Ampezzo. 5) France has won their most Winter Olympic medals in alpine skiing (43 ... 15 gold, 14 silver, 14 bronze). 6) France has never won a Winter Olympic medal in ice hockey, luge, speed skating (long and short track), ski jumping, and skeleton. 7) The youngest athlete to compete for France in the Winter Olympics is Alain Giletti who was 12 years old when he competed in men's singles figure skating at the 1952 Winter Games in Oslo. He finished 7th. ( Full Answer )
No, Canada beat Slovakia, 3-2, in the semifinals. Slovakia then lost the bronze medal game to Finland, 5-3.
There will be a total of 86 medal events in 15 different sports. The line-up includes alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, cross country, skiing, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, luge, nordic combined, short track speed skating, skeleton, ski jumping, snowboarding, and speed ska…ting. One freestyle skiing event that's new to the Olympics this year is ski cross. In this event, four skiers race down the course at the same time. The first across the finish line wins. ( Full Answer )
444 ... 276 men and 168 women. The 12 men's teams had 23 players per team and the 8 women's teams had 21 players per team.
None - the winter Olympics were never held in Athens. The summer Olympics have been held there several times, though.
Because the court is made of ice, and it is easier to keep down the air conditioning costs in the winter than in the summer, but I do admit, a nice hockey stadium on a hot summer day would be a great idea!
Field hockey can really be played in any season. Spring, Summer, and Fall can be played outside and in winter can be played indoors.
Mens: Canada Slovakia Russia United States Finland Sweden Czech Republic Switzerland Germany Belarus Latvia Norway Womens: Canada Sweden Switzerland Slovakia United States Finland Russia China ( Belive it or not)
Biathlon, Figure Skating, Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating, Snow Boarding, Alpine Skiing, Freestyle Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Ice Hockey, Curling, Bobsled, Skeleton, and Luge. For the most part, all sports that the men compete in except for Ski Jumping.