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From Naomi Osaka's US Open win to Ada Hegerberg's historic Ballon d'Or, a look at women's accomplishments in sport from 2018
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From Naomi Osaka's US Open win to Ada Hegerberg's historic Ballon d'Or, a look at women's accomplishments in sport from 2018

A look back at the accomplishments of women around the world in the realm of sport over the course of 2018.

Pyeongchang Winter Olympic venues gather dust as South Korea's national and state governments argue over maintenance bills
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Pyeongchang Winter Olympic venues gather dust as South Korea's national and state governments argue over maintenance bills

South Korea is feeling the after-effects of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, with many venues being unused owing to a lack of demand for winter sports in the country.

United States, South Korea begin low-key joint military drill amid diplomatic thaw with Pyongyang
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United States, South Korea begin low-key joint military drill amid diplomatic thaw with Pyongyang

The United States and South Korea kicked off a low-key joint military drill on Sunday as a diplomatic thaw over North Korea gathered pace.

US-South Korea joint military drills to go ahead without dip in scale, despite Seoul's diplomatic thaw with Pyongyang
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US-South Korea joint military drills to go ahead without dip in scale, despite Seoul's diplomatic thaw with Pyongyang

The United States and South Korea announced that their annual joint military drills would go ahead in April, with no significant downsize in scale

US should lower threshold for talks with North Korea, says South Korean president Moon Jae-in
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US should lower threshold for talks with North Korea, says South Korean president Moon Jae-in

South Korea's president said that the United States should lower the threshold for talks with North Korea and that the two countries should start a dialogue soon

Winter Olympics 2018: South, North Korea march apart as Pyeongchang Games end with vibrant closing ceremony
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Winter Olympics 2018: South, North Korea march apart as Pyeongchang Games end with vibrant closing ceremony

At a colourful and cold closing ceremony, Ivanka Trump sat near a blacklisted North Korean general while the North and South Korean athletes entered separately, waving their national flags.

North Korean general Kim Yong Chol and Ivanka Trump attend Winter Olympics closing ceremony
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North Korean general Kim Yong Chol and Ivanka Trump attend Winter Olympics closing ceremony

Blacklisted North Korean general Kim Yong Chol and Ivanka Trump attended the Winter Olympics closing ceremony together, in the final piece of the games-led diplomacy

Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka wins historic skiing-snowboard double at Pyeongchang with parallel giant slalom gold
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Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka wins historic skiing-snowboard double at Pyeongchang with parallel giant slalom gold

Ester Ledecka completed a historic Olympic double on Saturday when the Czech star romped to snowboarding parallel giant slalom gold to add to her shock super-G title in alpine skiing.

Winter Olympics 2018: Canada's Sebastien Toutant wins inaugural big air gold in style; USA's Kyle Mack claims silver
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Winter Olympics 2018: Canada's Sebastien Toutant wins inaugural big air gold in style; USA's Kyle Mack claims silver

Canada's Sebastien Toutant bounced back from last place in the slopestyle to win the first ever snowboard big air Olympic title on Saturday in Pyeongchang, in front of the watching Ivanka Trump.

Winter Olympics 2018: Former KGB agent Darya Domracheva wins biathlon gold medal for Belarus
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Winter Olympics 2018: Former KGB agent Darya Domracheva wins biathlon gold medal for Belarus

Darya Domracheva, a former KGB agent, scripted history at the Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang by becoming the first female biathlete to win four Olympic gold medals.

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: Russian curling medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky tests positive for meldonium, says CAS
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Winter Olympics 2018: Russian curling medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky tests positive for meldonium, says CAS

CAS said the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) mixed doubles curling team, who won bronze at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, had been disqualified from the competition over the violation.

Winter Olympics 2018: 'Peace' doesn't sell at Pyeongchang Games despite Koreas coming together, say sponsors
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Winter Olympics 2018: 'Peace' doesn't sell at Pyeongchang Games despite Koreas coming together, say sponsors

But the peace message is not catching on with Olympic sponsors, which are concerned that it could put them too close to a hot-button issue: North Korea’s participation in the Games.

Winter Olympics 2018: Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky to return bronze medal after failed drug test, says report
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Winter Olympics 2018: Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky to return bronze medal after failed drug test, says report

Russian curlers Alexander Krushelnitsky and Anastasia Bryzgalova will hand back the Olympic medals they won in Pyeongchang, the Russian news agency TASS reported, citing a Russian Curling Federation spokeswoman.

Winter Olympics 2018: Men's slalom favourite Marcel Hirscher crashes out, ends pursuit of third gold at Pyeongchang
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Winter Olympics 2018: Men's slalom favourite Marcel Hirscher crashes out, ends pursuit of third gold at Pyeongchang

Austrian Marcel Hirscher's quest for a third gold medal at the Pyeongchang Games came to an abrupt end on Thursday when he bombed out of the first leg of the Olympic slalom.

Winter Olympics 2018: Global broadcasters' output rises by 14 percent from Sochi Games, says IOC
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Winter Olympics 2018: Global broadcasters' output rises by 14 percent from Sochi Games, says IOC

Broadcasters around the world have beamed 14 percent more hours of programming from the Pyeongchang winter Olympics compared to the Sochi Games in Russia four years ago, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday.

Google Doodle celebrates Day 11 of the Winter Olympics with a mix of games such as speed skating, bobsleigh and more
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Google Doodle celebrates Day 11 of the Winter Olympics with a mix of games such as speed skating, bobsleigh and more

Going by what we can see in the Google Doodle, it does borrow elements from a number of events taking place on Day 10 at PyeongChang.

Yuzuru Hanyu, Lizzy Yarnold among gold medallists on Day 8 of Winter Olympics 2018
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Yuzuru Hanyu, Lizzy Yarnold among gold medallists on Day 8 of Winter Olympics 2018

Take a look at some of the best moments from Day 8 of the Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang.

Winter Olympics 2018: Austria's Marcel Hirscher wins giant slalom for second gold at Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: Austria's Marcel Hirscher wins giant slalom for second gold at Pyeongchang Games

Austrian Marcel Hirscher claimed his second Olympic gold of the Pyeongchang Games on Sunday, showing all his class to comprehensively win the men's giant slalom.

Winter Olympics 2018: Lizzy Yarnold retains skeleton gold, Laura Deas adds British bronze
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Winter Olympics 2018: Lizzy Yarnold retains skeleton gold, Laura Deas adds British bronze

Lizzy Yarnold became the first Briton to successfully defend a Winter Olympic title when she claimed the skeleton gold on Saturday as Laura Deas took bronze to complete the country’s greatest day in the Winter Games.