No, Syria has never competed in the Winter Olympics. Syria has a Mediterranean climate, which makes it very difficult to find high caliber winter athletes, as most winter sports are not part of the Syrian cultural identity.
Summer Olympics do not have a bobsled team. That will be the 2014 Winter Olympics
The 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver were the 18th Winter Olympics that Spain has competed in ... they have sent a team to each Winter Olympics since the 1936 Winter Games in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Yes Israel does have a winter Olympics team... They have a small team comprised of only 2 members, Alexandra Zaretsky and Roman Zaretsky who are participating in the ice dancing event.
You have to join your country's olympic athlete team. Then you can go to the olympics.
Winter Olympics: 1952 Summer Olympic (Australasia Team) Australia and NZ team was 1908
The Miracle Team.
Yes, and there has been one Canadian athlete that has won medals in both the Summer and Winter Olympics. Clara Hughes won medals in speed skating at the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics and medals in cycling at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Another is Hayley Wickenheiser who has played on the women's hockey team in the Winter Olympics and the softball team in the Summer Olympics.
Zimbabwe participated in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The Zimbabwe team consisted of one athlete competing in alpine skiing. Zambia has never participated in the Winter Olympics.