Olympics Link by Link

 2014 Winter Games
Sochi, Russia ~ Feb. 7-23


LINKS FOR THE 2014 WINTER GAMES


LINKS FOR THE 2014 WINTER GAMES

 


THE BASICS


LOOKING AT THE 2014 WINTER GAMES

Keep up with the pre-Games news:


SCHEDULES


WINTER OLYMPIC HISTORY

*** — The two-man bobsled winners in 1948 were Switzerland’s Felix Endrich and Friedrich Waller in 5:29.2. Team USA – Francis Tyler, Patrick Martin, Edward Rimkus, William D’Amico — took four-man gold in 5:20.1


SPORT BY SPORT

For each sport, the Vancouver and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) sites give information on how the sport evolved, past and present equipment, competition requirements, what events will be held.

The IOC site even includes a flash animation demonstration of each sport.

Biathlon

Bobsled/Bobsleigh

Curling

Figure Skating

Ice Hockey

Luge

Nordic Combined

Also look at information under Cross-Country Skiing and Ski Jumping for the individual components of the combined.

Skeleton

Skiing

Skiing – Alpine Skiing

Skiing – Cross-Country Skiing

Skiing – Snowboarding

Skiing – Freestyle Skiing

Skiing – Ski Jumping

Speed Skating

Speed Skating – Long Course

Speed Skating – Short Track


STRICTLY FOR FUN

"THE GAMES is your ticket behind the cameras
and inside the hearts of the Winter Olympics."

-- Carla Neggers
New York Times bestselling author

"Fast-paced, vivid and true-to-life ...
a gold-medal winner any fan of the Games will love."

-- - Christine Brennan
USA Today sports columnist