The last city to host the Winter Olympics was Torino, Italy in 2006.
The winter Olympics 2010 will be held in Vancouver, Canada
Sapporo, Japan wsa the first Asian city to host the Winter Olympics. It was held in 1972.
The U.S.A was the host of the 1918 winter Olympics. They were held in Lake Placid, NY.
For the 2016 Summer Olympics, Chicago is a candidate for the host city. The 2014 Winter Olympics will be in Sochi, Russia. The 2012 Olympics will be in London, and the 2010 Winter Olympics will be held in Vancouver, Canada.