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North Korea's General Kim Yong-chol wraps up controversial visit to Seoul amid hopes of easing nuclear standoff
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North Korea's General Kim Yong-chol wraps up controversial visit to Seoul amid hopes of easing nuclear standoff

A powerful North Korean general Tuesday wrapped up his visit to the South as part of an Olympics charm offensive by Pyongyang that has drawn angry protests calling for his arrest

Winter Olympics 2018: Thomas Bach denies Pyeongchang Games being 'tainted' by Russian doping scandal
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Winter Olympics 2018: Thomas Bach denies Pyeongchang Games being 'tainted' by Russian doping scandal

Bach said the IOC had sent a "clear message" on Russia, who competed as "Olympic Athletes from Russia" and will now be unable to fly the national flag at Sunday's closing ceremony.

Winter Olympics 2018: IOC bans Russian athletes from marching under country's flag in closing ceremony at Pyeongchang
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Winter Olympics 2018: IOC bans Russian athletes from marching under country's flag in closing ceremony at Pyeongchang

Russian athletes will not be able to march behind their flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Games closing ceremony after the IOC voted unanimously to keep the country's ban for mass doping.

Winter Olympics 2018: Russia's Nadezhda Sergeyeva banned from Pyeongchang Games by CAS after failing doping test
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Winter Olympics 2018: Russia's Nadezhda Sergeyeva banned from Pyeongchang Games by CAS after failing doping test

Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeyeva has been banned from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after failing a doping test, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Saturday.

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: 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: 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: Ivanka Trump and top North Korean general to attend closing ceremony
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Winter Olympics 2018: Ivanka Trump and top North Korean general to attend closing ceremony

The White House said Donald Trump had asked his eldest daughter Ivanka to travel to Pyeongchang to lead up a "high-level delegation."

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: Sweden, USA crash out of ice hockey event; Canada survive despite losing starting goaltender
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Winter Olympics 2018: Sweden, USA crash out of ice hockey event; Canada survive despite losing starting goaltender

Friday's semi-finals will see Canada against upstart Germany, which ousted Sweden 4-3 in over-time, while the unbeaten Czech Republic faces the Olympic Athletes from Russia.

Winter Olympics 2018: Sofia Goggia becomes first Italian woman to win gold in downhill skiing; Lindsay Vonn bags bronze
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Winter Olympics 2018: Sofia Goggia becomes first Italian woman to win gold in downhill skiing; Lindsay Vonn bags bronze

Lindsey Vonn's bid for a second Olympic downhill gold medal came unstuck Wednesday as the US ski star finished third in the women's blue riband event won by "crazy" close friend Sofia Goggia of Italy.

Winter Olympics 2018: Russian Olympic curler Alexander Krushelnitsky denies doping, says positive test is a shock
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Winter Olympics 2018: Russian Olympic curler Alexander Krushelnitsky denies doping, says positive test is a shock

Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky, who tested positive for the banned substance meldonium at the Winter Olympics, said on Tuesday he had never knowingly doped and welcomed an investigation into the "shock" result.

Winter Olympics 2018: Slovenian ice hockey player Ziga Jeglic thrown out of Pyeongchang Games for failed drugs test
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Winter Olympics 2018: Slovenian ice hockey player Ziga Jeglic thrown out of Pyeongchang Games for failed drugs test

CAS said Jeglic "accepted an anti-doping rule violation and, as a consequence, the athlete is suspended from competing in the remainder of the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018."

Winter Olympics 2018: Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir break short dance record; French pair waltzes through wardrobe malfunction
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Winter Olympics 2018: Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir break short dance record; French pair waltzes through wardrobe malfunction

Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir smashed the short dance world record as French rival Gabriella Papadakis suffered her "worst nightmare" with a wardrobe malfunction at the Olympics on Monday.

Winter Olympics 2018: 'Alexander Krushelnitsky is not stupid', Russian coach defends curler after doping allegations
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Winter Olympics 2018: 'Alexander Krushelnitsky is not stupid', Russian coach defends curler after doping allegations

Krushelnitsky and his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova captured the bronze medal last Tuesday in the mixed doubles curling event.

Winter Olympics 2018: Nao Kodaira becomes first Japanese woman to win speed skating gold
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Winter Olympics 2018: Nao Kodaira becomes first Japanese woman to win speed skating gold

Kodaira, who has won her past 15 World Cup 500m starts, is only the second speed skater from her homeland to take Olympic gold after Hiroyasu Shimizu in the men's 500m in 1998.

Winter Olympics 2018: Russian athlete reportedly involved in possible doping violation
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Winter Olympics 2018: Russian athlete reportedly involved in possible doping violation

A Russian medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics is suspected of having tested positive for a banned substance, a source at the Games said on Sunday

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.