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Nagano Olympics opening as largest Winter Games ever
Speed skater Shimizu wins Japan's first Olympic gold
Satoya wins surprise Olympic gold for host in moguls
Soininen wins normal hill jump gold, Funaki 2nd
Cretier ends 30-year French drought in Olympic downhill
LeMay Doan grabs gold, Okazaki wins 500m skate bronze
Norway's Vik wins Nagano Olympic Nordic combined
Funaki wins large hill jumping, Harada takes bronze
Postma lands 1,000 meter gold, Shimizu wins 2nd medal
Seizinger takes women's Olympic downhill
Japan wins Olympic team jumping gold
Lipinski goes from underdog to Olympic gold
Nishitani caps best winter games for Japan
Arigato, Olympians! The Closing Ceremony


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Russian Danilova wins 1st gold of Nagano Olympics (1998.2.8)
Romme wins men's 5,000 meters in world record (1998.2.8)
Canadian Rebagliati wins first Olympic snowboard gold (1998.2.8)
Myllylae wins 30-km cross country gold on his day (1998.2.9)
Hackl plays safe to claim 3rd straight Olympic title (1998.2.9)
Dafovska wins first Olympic gold for Bulgaria (1998.2.9)
Kazakova, Dmitriev win Olympic pairs skating gold medal (1998.2.10)
France's Ruby takes snowboading giant slalom gold (1998.2.10)
Lazutina snares elusive Olympic individual gold (1998.2.10)
'Tiger' Street pounces on Olympic super G gold (1998.2.11)
Niemann-Stirnemann leads 1-2-3 German medal sweep (1998.2.11)
Norway's Hanevold wins 20-km biathlon (1998.2.11)
Sondral smashes world record for Olympic skating gold (1998.2.12)
Simmen wins men's halfpipe and Germany's Thost wins women's halfpipe (1998.2.12)
Austrian Reiter mines gold in Alpine combined (1998.2.13)
German duo wins Olympic luge doubles in Nagano (1998.2.13)
Kulik performs 'best' for Olympic figure skating gold (1998.2.14)
Canada claims women's curling gold, Danes get 1st medal (1998.2.15)
Koukleva of Russia wins women's 7.5-km biathlon (1998.2.15)
Maier bounces back to win Olympic men's super G (1998.2.16)
Grishuk, Platov claim 2nd Olympic gold in ice dancing (1998.2.16)
Russia wins women's cross country relay (1998.2.16)
Seizinger bags 2nd Olympic gold with Alpine combined win (1998.2.17)
Romme claims 2nd Olympic gold with 10,000m win (1998.2.17)
S. Korea takes the gold in w short track skating (1998.2.17)
Norway wins men's relay, Daehlie wins record 11th medal (1998.2.18)
Bergoust wins men's aerials for U.S. double gold (1998.2.18)
Maier skis to limit to grab 2nd Olympic gold (1998.2.19)
Gerg comes from behind for Olympic women's slalom gold (1998.2.19)
Timmer double ups on gold in Olympic speed skating (1998.2.19)
Norway ends Japan's Olympic reign in Nordic combined (1998.2.20)
Compagnoni wins 2nd straight Olympic giant slalom title (1998.2.20)
Tchepalova wins 30km as Russian women sweep gold (1998.2.20)
Pechstein beat Niemann-Stirnemann, her world record (1998.2.20)
Buraas wins Olympic men's slalom, Kimura 13th (1998.2.21)
Germany takes gold in men's biathlon relay (1998.2.21)
Germany takes 2nd straight Olympic gold in 4-man bob (1998.2.21)
Czechs win first-ever ice hockey gold, 1-0 over Russia (1998.2.22)
Daehlie wins 50-km cross country for 3rd Nagano gold (1998.2.22)


History of Nagano Olympics

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