The 2006 Winter Olympics were held in Turin (aka Torino), Italy.
The 2006 Winter Olympics was the 20th Winter Olympics contested and took place in Turin, Italy.Turin, Italy
vancouver, BC, Canada was the host of the 20th (2010) Winter Olympics.
The 20th Winter Olympics Games began on February 10, 2006, in turin, Italy.
The 20th Winter Olympics were held in Turin (aka Torino), Italy in 2006.
The USA has won 833 gold medals from the inception of the Olympic Games till the start of the 2000 Sydney Olympics ---- The country that won the most medals at the 20th Summer Olympics (1972 Munich) was the Soviet Union with 99 (50 gold, 27 silver, 22 bronze). The country that won the most medals at the 20th Winter Olympics (2006 Turin) was Germany with 29 (11 gold, 12 silver, 6 bronze).
Japan first participated in the Summer Olympics in 1912. They have participated in all Summer Olympic since except for 1948 and 1980. They first participated in the Winter Olympics in 1928 and have been in all Winter Games except the 1948 Games. The 2008 Olympics is the 20th Summer Games Japan has participated in. They have been to 18 Winter Games.
Snowboarder Juliane Bray. She competed in ladies halfpipe and finished 24th at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver. She also competed at the 2006 Winter Games in Turin in halfpipe, finishing 16th, and boardercross, finishing 20th.
These are the "games of the 20th Winter Olympiad", meaning that there were 19 previous events. In general, the Olympics come every 4 years. The exceptions were 1992/1994--that's when they decided to do the Summer and Winter games in separate years, so there's some kind of Olympics every two years. Also, there were no games during World War II (1940/1944). The first Winter Games were held in 1924.
Winter is from the Winter Solstice, December 21st, to the Spring Equinox, March 20th.