There are currently 15 sports for the 2010 Winter Olympics.
No sports will be added in the 2018 Winter Olympics.
There are 15 winter sports events that were announced to be apart of the 2010 Winter Olympics.
There were no Winter Olympics in 2008.
16 events in 9 sports
The Winter Olympics have competitions for sports that are considered 'cold weather sports' .... sports that can only be done on snow or ice. These sports include skiing, speed skating, and ski jumping. The Summer Olympics have competitions for sports that are considered 'warm weather sports'. These sports include athletics (track and field), marathon, and equestrian. There are Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics because you can play different sports in different seasons.
winter oympics is sports that include snow and ice.
By moving all the sports that seemed like winter sports from the summer games to the winter games
for summer Olympics http://www.mahalo.com/olympic-sports-list and for winter Olympics http://www.topendsports.com/events/winter/sports/
For a list of the sports included in the 1924 Paris Summer Olympics go to: .fanbase.com/Summer-Olympics-1924 For a list of the sports included in the 1924 Chamonix Winter Olympics go to: .fanbase.com/Winter-Olympics-1924
There is a lot more than 10 sports played at the Olympics, in fact, there are about 380 sports in the summer and winter Olympics combined.
There are winter Olympics so people with winter sports interest can compete in the games. eg. Skiing, figure skating. Summer Olympics so people with summer sports can compete in the games. Gymnastics, swimming...ect.
The Summer Olympics are held during the summer and have summer sports and competitions. The Winter Olympics are held during the winter and have winter sports and competitions. Both Olympic competitions are held every four years, but Winter Olympics are held two years after the most recent Summer Olympics.
Greece Greece Greece In 1924 France held an international sports week for winter sports in Chamonix. Later they given the title of the first Winter Olympics.
From what i can see, Greece excels at athletics and weightlifting. Their downfall is winter sports, and they have not won any gold medal at the Winter Olympics.
Vancouver winter Olympics