11 FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT THE WINTER OLYMPICS

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The Winter Olympics is undoubtedly the top meeting event for winter sports, and it is held every four years under the wings of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The first time the Winter Olympics were ever held was in 1924 in Chamonix, France, and they were originally called “International Winter Sports Week.» A year later, in 1925, the IOC decided to organize Winter Olympic Games every four years, as a separate sporting event (independent from the Summer Olympics) and it was then that the “International Winter Sports Week” would be renamed and recognized as the first Winter Olympic Games in history…… READ MORE

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