The IOC has welcomed the Candidature Files of Almaty (Kazakhstan) and Beijing (China), the two cities bidding to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
With 500 days to go until the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, the IOC has announced Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn as an Ambassador for the Games
SKI JUMPING: Germany's Carina Vogt wrote herself into the history books by winning the sport's first women's Olympic gold medal, but Ski Jumping at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games belonged to Kamil Stoch of Poland.
SKI JUMPING: After a 90 year wait to join the men’s event in Olympic competition, the first women’s Ski Jump gold has been won by German Carina Vogt.
SKI JUMPING: There are 12 events making their Olympic debut at the Sochi 2014 Games. Of those from the traditional winter sports, women’s Ski Jumping has arguably been waiting the longest and has the highest profile.