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Winter Olympics 2018: Czech Republic pip defending champions Canada to top Group A in men's ice hockey
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Winter Olympics 2018: Czech Republic pip defending champions Canada to top Group A in men's ice hockey

Jan Kovar and Petr Koukal scored in a penalty-shot shootout to give the Czech Republic a 3-2 victory over two-time defending champion Canada Saturday in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics men's hockey tournament.

Winter Olympics 2018: From skiing robots to fancy Korean headgear, the quirky side of Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: From skiing robots to fancy Korean headgear, the quirky side of Pyeongchang Games

With seven days of action behind us, here’s a look at what caught our eye in Pyeongchang Games:

Winter Olympics 2018: Mikaela Shiffrin needs to prioritise events to avoid fatigue, says coach Mike Day
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Winter Olympics 2018: Mikaela Shiffrin needs to prioritise events to avoid fatigue, says coach Mike Day

Shiffrin could be forced to scale back on her plans to dominate — Michael Phelps-style — the women's alpine skiing in Pyeongchang.

Winter Olympics 2018: Russia's Semen Denshchikov weds Olga Potylitsina on Valentine’s Day before heading to Pyeongchang
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Winter Olympics 2018: Russia's Semen Denshchikov weds Olga Potylitsina on Valentine’s Day before heading to Pyeongchang

Denshchikov was one of 169 Russians cleared by the IOC to compete at Pyeongchang as neutrals despite a ban on the country. But his bride, Olga Potylitsina, did not get the call.

Winter Olympics 2018: USA's Mikaela Shiffrin beats Ragnhild Mowinckel by 0.39 seconds to win giant slalom gold
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Winter Olympics 2018: USA's Mikaela Shiffrin beats Ragnhild Mowinckel by 0.39 seconds to win giant slalom gold

Shiffrin produced an explosive second run to beat Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel to the title by 0.39 seconds

Winter Olympics 2018: Norovirus cases rise to 232 in Pyeongchang Games, no athletes affected yet
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Winter Olympics 2018: Norovirus cases rise to 232 in Pyeongchang Games, no athletes affected yet

A norovirus outbreak at the Winter Olympics jumped to 232 cases after 33 new patients were diagnosed in areas away from the previous hotspot, officials said on Thursday.

Winter Olympics 2018: Aljona Savchenko-Bruno Massot pip favourites Sui Wenjing-Han Cong to pairs figure skating gold
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Winter Olympics 2018: Aljona Savchenko-Bruno Massot pip favourites Sui Wenjing-Han Cong to pairs figure skating gold

Savchenko and Massot's sensational routine just denied world champions Sui Wenjing and Han Cong who were pipped to the title by less than half a point after Sui took a tumble.

Winter Olympics 2018: Aksel Lund Svindal becomes oldest ever alpine skiing gold medallist after winning downhill title
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Winter Olympics 2018: Aksel Lund Svindal becomes oldest ever alpine skiing gold medallist after winning downhill title

Svindal, coming to the end of a stellar career, clocked 1min 40.25sec down the 3km-long Jeongseon course to hand Norway its first ever Olympic downhill gold.

Winter Olympics 2018: Dutch dominance continues as speed skater Jorien ter Mors wins gold in 1,000m
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Winter Olympics 2018: Dutch dominance continues as speed skater Jorien ter Mors wins gold in 1,000m

Dutch skater Jorien ter Mors bounced back spectacularly from an injury-plagued season by claiming a gold medal in the Olympic women’s 1,000 meters.

Winter Olympics 2018: Gold medallist Shaun White dismisses sexual harassment allegations as 'gossip'
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Winter Olympics 2018: Gold medallist Shaun White dismisses sexual harassment allegations as 'gossip'

Shaun White dismissed sexual harassment allegations as "gossip" in an awkward press conference, hours after he won his third Winter Olympic gold medal.

Winter Olympics 2018: Austrian Marcel Hirscher bags gold in alpine combined after stunning slalom run
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Winter Olympics 2018: Austrian Marcel Hirscher bags gold in alpine combined after stunning slalom run

Hirscher has been the outstanding skier in the World Cup in recent years, his 55 career wins the bedrock of a startling six consecutive overall crystal globes.

Winter Olympics 2018: Figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu promises 'dream performance' on comeback from injury
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Winter Olympics 2018: Figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu promises 'dream performance' on comeback from injury

Hanyu completed his first full practice session at the Gangneung Ice Arena as he begins his quest begins to become the first skater since American Dick Button in 1952 to win back-to-back titles.

Pyeongchang 2018: India's Shiva Keshavan finishes 34th in men's singles luge event at sixth and last Olympics
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Pyeongchang 2018: India's Shiva Keshavan finishes 34th in men's singles luge event at sixth and last Olympics

The 36-year-old Keshavan produced the best timing of his campaign as he covered the 1,344 metre track at the Olympic Sliding Center in 48.900 seconds in his third round heat.

Highlights Winter Olympics 2018, men's luge at Pyeongchang: India's Shiva Keshavan finishes 34th, David Gleirscher wins gold
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Highlights Winter Olympics 2018, men's luge at Pyeongchang: India's Shiva Keshavan finishes 34th, David Gleirscher wins gold

As Shiva Keshavan prepares to finish his 20-year Winter Olympics career on a high at Pyeongchang, catch our live blog of the men's singles luge event.

Winter Olympics 2018: Dutch dominate speed skating as Carlijn Achtereekte edges out Ireen Wust to claim gold
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Winter Olympics 2018: Dutch dominate speed skating as Carlijn Achtereekte edges out Ireen Wust to claim gold

The gold was Achtereekte's first-ever Olympic medal, while Wust’s silver draws her level with Germany’s Claudia Pechstein on nine career Olympic medals, the most by any speed skater.

Artificial Intelligence-powered judges could assist human judges at gymnastics events in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
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Artificial Intelligence-powered judges could assist human judges at gymnastics events in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Artificial Intelligence judges could be mainstream in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. At least in gymnastics.

Winter Olympics 2018: A rookie's guide to the precise sport of luge
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Winter Olympics 2018: A rookie's guide to the precise sport of luge

The rules of luge are very simple, but luging, in itself, is quite complex. Essentially, lugers have to travel through a steep and inclined ice-track, and record the fastest finish time. Since lugers travel at speeds more than 120 km/h, their finish time is calculated to the thousandth of a second, making it one of the most precisely-timed sports in the world.

Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to snowboarding ahead of the Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to snowboarding ahead of the Pyeongchang Games

With the 2018 Winter Olympics just around the corner, here’s all you need to know about snowboarding:

Winter Olympics 2018: IOC chief Thomas Bach 'disappointed' over lifting of Russian doping bans
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Winter Olympics 2018: IOC chief Thomas Bach 'disappointed' over lifting of Russian doping bans

Thomas Bach called for reforms to the Court of Arbitration for Sport as he slammed its "extremely disappointing" decision to lift life bans for doping imposed on 28 Russian athletes.