Olympics: Winter Olympic hosts

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Hosts of the Winter Olympics since its inaugural edition in 1924 ahead of the vote by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) here on Wednesday as to who hosts the 2018 edition (year, venue, country):

1924 - Chamonix (FRA)

1928 - St. Moritz (SUI)

1932 - Lake Placid (USA)

1936 - Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER)

1940 - Sapporo (JPN) - cancelled on account of World War II

1944 - Cortina d'Ampezzo (ITA) - cancelled on account of World War II

1948 - St. Moritz (SUI)

1952 - Oslo (NOR)

1956 - Cortina d'Ampezzo (ITA)

1960 - Squaw Valley (USA)

1964 - Innsbruck (AUT)

1968 - Grenoble (FRA)

1972 - Sapporo (JPN)

1976 - Innsbruck (AUT)

1980 - Lake Placid (USA)

1984 - Sarajevo (YUG)

1988 - Calgary (CAN)

1992 - Albertville (FRA)

1994 - Lillehammer (NOR)

1998 - Nagano (JPN)

2002 - Salt Lake City (USA)

2006 - Torino (ITA)

2010 - Vancouver (CAN)

2014 - Sochi (RUS)

NB - Summer and Winter Games took place in same year up to 1992 but IOC decided to have them on different years from then on - Lillehammer took place two years after Albertville to start the new cycle.

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