Day 17: February 22, 1998
Nagano Bids Farewell to Games
Weather-beaten Games come to a close with
a carnival of exuberant, fiery goodbyes.
Nagano Section | Story
Lipinski to Compete at Worlds
Olympic champ says she'll be in Minneapolis.
Quote of the Day
"In Lillehammer, there were 16 days of blue skies, white snow and cold
temperatures. Here, Siberia sent them everything in the book. About the only
thing we didn't have was a bush fire, and they managed to find a way
Kevan Gosper, a member of the IOC's executive board on the Nagano Games