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The Initial Olympics Information

Gracenote’s Virtual Medal Table forecasts girls from Italy, Sweden, USA, China and the Netherlands to win a higher proportion of their country’s medals at Beijing 2022 than their male teammates. Like its summer season sibling, the Winter Olympics has gradually grown in size over time. The event’s humble beginnings go back nearly 100 years when it debuted with just 16 competitions in eight sports. As recently as 30 years ago, the Winter Games had just over half of the 109 medal events that Beijing 2022 will host. The ruling does let for team uniforms to display “Russia” on the uniform...