The "skeleton" is a sport in which the competitor slides headfirst down a track while riding a sled. Since 2002, skeleton has been officially included in the Winter Olympics, although it did appear earlier in the games, ... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle

Skating, ice hockey, curling, skiing, biathlon, luge and bobsleigh are the seven competitive sports in the Winter Olympic Games as of 2014. Skating, skiing and bobsleigh are each divided into several disciplines, and ins... More »

There are seven different sports in the Winter Olympics. These sports include skating, skiing, luge, bobsled, biathlon, curling and ice hockey. The different sports are divided into 15 different disciplines and each disc... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Olympics

Facts about snowboarding are the sport was first included in the winter Olympics in 1998, and it was the fastest growing sport in the United States in the year 2000. In 2013, 67 percent of snowboarders were male and 33 p... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle

Choosing who the best players to come from the University of Maryland is a matter of opinion and depends on the sport. A listing of the best basketball players who wore the uniform of the Terrapins includes Juan Dixon, L... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle

The sport of ice hockey originated in Windsor, Nova Scotia, along Canada's east coast. It originated sometime around 1800, with the boys of King's College School transferring the field game of hurley onto the ice, where ... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle

Although the procedure likely varies among different schools and states, organizing a new sports team at a high school usually requires asking permission from a person or group with authority at the school to add the spo... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle