The 21st Winter Olympics to be held in February 2010 in Vancouver, Canada are now less than 3 months away. This is the third time that Canada will have the benefit of hosting the games with Montral and Calgary previously enjoying the games.
Over 80 countries are tipped to have participants in the games with over 2000 competitors taking part across 86 events, some of the most popular events for viewers and participants alike are the skiing, ski jump, slalom and bobsleigh.
The skiing events incuding downhill, jumping and slalom are always fiercely contested.
After the main winter Olympics have taken place the winter paralympics will take place at the same venue.