Alpine and Nordic Skiing
An Avalanche Named Killy
A controversial sweep in alpine skiing
The man who gave himself "terrible frights"
The winningest Winter Olympian
Alberto "La Bomba" Tomba
The big Italian with the even bigger hair
The Hermanator's horrific spill in 1998
Ten world championships, four Olympic appearances, and three consecutive Olympic gold medals
The media darling of 1976
Tonya and Nancy
An ex-husband, a metal baton, and a U.S. title
Near-flawless technique and charismatic style
Won the speed skating equivalent of a sprint, a marathon, and everything in between
One of the most decorated Winter Olympians in U.S. history
Jansen Saves His Best for Last
A gold medal and a world record in 1994
The Jamaican Bobsled Team
The tropical island's first representative at the Winter Olympics
Did You Know?
Fun Olympic facts for trivia buffs and novices
Olympic Fun Facts
Poland's "Stella the Fella" and other amazing trivia
Olympic Symbols and Traditions
Flames, doves, oaths, and more
The Olympics draws on traditions of war, religion, economy
From ancient Greece to the present day
Did You Know?
Did you know China won their first Winter Olympic gold medals in Salt Lake City? What sport did they win them in?
Winter Olympics Trivia
Who has won the most medals for the United States in the Winter Olympics?
Turin, Italy is the site of the 2006 Winter Games. The Winter Games were held in Italy once before. What year?
Winter Olympics History: Part I
What the was first year that female athletes could compete in events other than figure skating at a Winter Olympics?
Winter Olympics History: Part II
East Germany made its Olympic debut at which Winter Games?
Salt Lake City Recap
What country won the most medals at the Salt Lake City Games?