Torino 2006, XX Winter Olympic Games

skiing - original logo The XX Olympic Winter Games will be held in Turin, Italy from February 10 to 26. This will be the second time that Italy will host the Olympic Winter Games (the VII Olympic Winter Games were held in Cortina d'Ampezzo in 1956), and the third time overall that Italy will host Olympic Games, (the second was the XVII Olympiad in Rome in 1960).



The opening Opening ceremony will be at the Stadio Olimpico, Torino, at 20.00 on February 10, 2006 while the Closing ceremony will be held at the same location, always at 20.00 on February 26, 2006. For a full listing of places, dates and time of all events, see the page of the individual sport above.

The olympic villages are at

  • Bardonecchia
  • Sestriere
  • Torino

    The Olympic areas are at:

  • Torino
  • Bardonecchia
  • Cesana-San Sicario
  • Pinerolo
  • Pragelato
  • Sauze d'Oulx
  • Sestriere

    The official olympic training sites are at:

  • Chiomonte
  • Claviere
  • Prali
  • Torre Pellice (mountain training site).

  • [the text above is derived from Wikipedia and is subject to the GNU licence] and from the Torino 2006 official website: http://www.torino2006.it/
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