When were the Olympics held in Canada?

What happened at the 1988 Winter Olympics?

The 1988 Winter Olympics were also remembered for the “heroic failure” of both the British ski jumper, Michael Edwards, and the debut of the Jamaica national bobsleigh team.

1988 Winter Olympics.

Emblem of the 1988 Winter Olympics
Host city Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Stadium McMahon Stadium
Winter Albertville 1992 → Summer Seoul 1988 →

Which year was the last Olympics?

List of Olympic Host Cities

Olympiad Year Host City, Country
XXIX 2008 Beijing, China
XXX 2012 London, England, UK
XXXI 2016 Rio, Brazil
XXXII 2021 Tokyo, Japan

Where was the 84 Winter Olympics?

When did the Olympics start alternating every 2 years?

The 1994 Winter Olympics, held in Lillehammer, Norway, were the first Winter Games to be held in a different year from the Summer Games. This change resulted from the decision reached in the 91st IOC Session (1986) to separate the Summer and Winter Games and place them in alternating even-numbered years.

Why do they speak French at the Olympics?

It all traces back to Pierre de Coubertin, who revived the Olympic Games at the end of the 19th century when French was considered the language of diplomacy. And, since April 1915, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters have been located in the French-speaking region of Switzerland.

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