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South Korea finalise Seoul as host city for 2032 Olympics, Pyongyang likely to be North Korea's choice in unified bid
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South Korea finalise Seoul as host city for 2032 Olympics, Pyongyang likely to be North Korea's choice in unified bid

The Koreas will officially inform the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of their decision to bid at an event in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Friday.

One year after 2018 Winter Olympics, locals and officials argue over future, upkeep costs of Pyeongchang Games venues
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One year after 2018 Winter Olympics, locals and officials argue over future, upkeep costs of Pyeongchang Games venues

Many of the venues built for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics stand empty, with arguments mounting over their future and upkeep costs.

Russia awaits World Anti-Doping Agency’s decision over missing deadline to allow Moscow lab access
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Russia awaits World Anti-Doping Agency’s decision over missing deadline to allow Moscow lab access

Russia will discover whether they are to face fresh sanctions over December's missed deadline to allow WADA investigators access to the Moscow laboratory at the epicentre of the state-sponsored doping scandal.

WADA successfully retrieves Russian drug sample data, says it's a 'major breakthrough for clean sport'
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WADA successfully retrieves Russian drug sample data, says it's a 'major breakthrough for clean sport'

WADA said that they have "successfully retrieved" data from the Moscow laboratory at the heart of Russia's state-sponsored doping scandal which involved more than 1,000 athletes and 30 sports.

On Day 15, the Google Doodle Snow Games continue with a figure skating octopus attempting a 'double-quad'
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On Day 15, the Google Doodle Snow Games continue with a figure skating octopus attempting a 'double-quad'

The Google Doodle Snow Games highlights the sport of figure skating, with 'Octopus' attempting to pull off a double quad, which is a rather difficult move in the graceful yet power-packed sport.

Google Doodle takes a closer look at the bobsleigh on day 14 of 2018 Winter Olympics at PyeongChang
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Google Doodle takes a closer look at the bobsleigh on day 14 of 2018 Winter Olympics at PyeongChang

The Google Doodle blog mentions about these bird "logging time on the mountains for the past few weeks in preparation for this webbed feat."

Winter Olympics 2018: South Korea's 'Garlic Girls' take nation by storm after impressing at curling event
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Winter Olympics 2018: South Korea's 'Garlic Girls' take nation by storm after impressing at curling event

They're dubbed the "Garlic Girls" but go by the names Pancake, Yogurt, Steak, Cookie and Sunny — meet South Korea's curlers who are whipping up a recipe for success at the Olympics and have emerged medal contenders at the Pyeongchang.

Winter Olympics 2018: Czech Republic ride on Pavel Francouz's heroics to oust USA in men's ice hockey
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Winter Olympics 2018: Czech Republic ride on Pavel Francouz's heroics to oust USA in men's ice hockey

The Czechs ousted the United States 3-2 in a tension-packed shootout thriller and advanced to a semi-final showdown against the Russians, who easily dispatched Norway 6-1.

Winter Olympics 2018: Finland edge past Olympic Athletes from Russia to claim women's ice hockey bronze
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Winter Olympics 2018: Finland edge past Olympic Athletes from Russia to claim women's ice hockey bronze

Finland matched their best Olympic women's hockey finish, having also taken bronze in 1998 and 2010. Russia have never taken a medal in the event.

Google Doodle focuses on speed skating on day twelve of the 2018 Winter Olympics
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Google Doodle focuses on speed skating on day twelve of the 2018 Winter Olympics

Google doodle takes us through to the event arena ahead of time today, as Millipede gears up to take gold at the speed skating event.

Winter Olympics 2018: USA's Mikaela Shiffrin has no qualms over decision to skip downhill event
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Winter Olympics 2018: USA's Mikaela Shiffrin has no qualms over decision to skip downhill event

Shiffrin has had a mixed time of it in South Korea, winning giant slalom gold but failing to defend her slalom title.

Google Doodle turns its focus to ski jumping on day eleven of the 2018 Winter Olympics
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Google Doodle turns its focus to ski jumping on day eleven of the 2018 Winter Olympics

In today's Google Doodle, we join action straight from the Ski Jumping ramp where Flying Squirrel is all set to complete his jump.

Why Adam Rippon, Eric Radford's podium finish at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 is a win for LGBT community
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Why Adam Rippon, Eric Radford's podium finish at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 is a win for LGBT community

Thanks to Eric Radford and Adam Rippon, there has been a much-needed conversation around sexuality and the sport of figure skating.

Google Doodle celebrates Day 10 of the Winter Olympics with a familiar rivalry in cross country skiing
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Google Doodle celebrates Day 10 of the Winter Olympics with a familiar rivalry in cross country skiing

This being the 10th day of the Google Snow Games series, the Google doodle takes us back to the well-know hare-tortoise rivalry, but this time on ice.

Google Doodle celebrates the team spirit of ice hockey on the 9th day of 2018 Winter Olympics
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Google Doodle celebrates the team spirit of ice hockey on the 9th day of 2018 Winter Olympics

The Google Doodle shows the scene of a hockey game inside the rink, the place where ice-hockey matches are played.

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: 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.

Google Doodle celebrates the biathlon on the seventh day of the 2018 Winter Olympics
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Google Doodle celebrates the biathlon on the seventh day of the 2018 Winter Olympics

As per today's Google Doodle, we join action later in the day as Archer, the archerfish takes the stage to compete in the 'spit-n-swim' event.

Winter Olympics 2018: North Korean media laud unified women's ice hockey team but fail to mention 0-8 scoreline
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Winter Olympics 2018: North Korean media laud unified women's ice hockey team but fail to mention 0-8 scoreline

North Korean media lauded the players and supporters of the unified Korean women's ice hockey team Sunday after their first match at the Olympics – without mentioning their 8-0 drubbing.

South Korean activists burn North Korean flag before Winter Olympics concert in Seoul
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South Korean activists burn North Korean flag before Winter Olympics concert in Seoul

South Korean activists burned North Korea's flag near theatre in Seoul where Kim Jong-un's sister and the South's President were to watch a Northern musical display