Figure-skating • Figure-skating as a separate sport formed in 1860s.The first competition was held in Vienna in 1882 among men skaters. Since 1924, figure-skating is consistently ranked in Winter Olympic games.
Biathlon • Biathlon - Olympic winter sport combines ski race with rifle shooting. Biathlon is most popular in Germany, Russia, Austria, France, Norway, Sweden.
Hockey • The birthplace of ice hockey is considered Canada. March 3, 1785 in Montreal at the rink “ Victoria” was produced by the first hockey game. Happy birthday hockey in USSR is considered December 22, 1964 when in Moscow, Leningrad, Riga, Kaunas and Arkhangelsk were played first matches of the first USSR championship in ice hockey.
Bobsleigh • Bobsleigh - winter Olympic sport, which is downhill from the mountains on specially engineered sled tracks on managed beans. Switzerland is home to bobsleigh since 1886.
Curling • Curling - team sports game on the ice playground. Participants at the two teams on the ice in turn allowed special heavy granite shells toward the marked target on the ice. From each team – four players. Curling originated in Scotland in the 16th century.