Pyeongchang Winter-olympics

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Germany's double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announces retirement at 25 after struggling with health issues
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Germany's double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announces retirement at 25 after struggling with health issues

Dahlmeier has won seven world championship gold medals, and last year in Pyeongchang she became the first female biathlete to win both the sprint and the pursuit at the same Olympics

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.

Chinese sports authorities recruit Shaolin monks, teach them snow and ice disciplines to boost Beijing Winter Olympics squads
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Chinese sports authorities recruit Shaolin monks, teach them snow and ice disciplines to boost Beijing Winter Olympics squads

With four years still to go for the 2022 Beijing Olympics, China is desperately looking to boost their ranks, enlisting talented martial artists from monasteries and teaching them snow and ice sports.

Kim Jong-un impersonator to appear in Singapore to perform his take on US-North Korea summit
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Kim Jong-un impersonator to appear in Singapore to perform his take on US-North Korea summit

An impersonator of Kim Jong-un has been invited to Singapore to perform his take of the historic summit, alongside a Trump impersonator.

Table Tennis World Championships: Unified Korean women's team lose to Japan in semi-final
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Table Tennis World Championships: Unified Korean women's team lose to Japan in semi-final

Despite the defeat, the combined Korean team were all smiles as they were applauded off-court by the spectators and the respective ambassadors of the two countries.

Kim Jong-un tries to soften authoritarian image by sharing stage with wife, sister
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Kim Jong-un tries to soften authoritarian image by sharing stage with wife, sister

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to be trying out a new tactic to boost the image of his authoritarian regime: he's putting the spotlight on the women in his life.

Futuristic superhero characters chosen as mascots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics
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Futuristic superhero characters chosen as mascots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

The Tokyo 2020 mascot will hope to replicate the success of Soohorang, the cuddly stuffed tiger from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang handed out to athletes on the podium.

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.

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: Court of Arbitration for Sport cancels hearing into doping case of curler Alexander Krushelnitsky
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Winter Olympics 2018: Court of Arbitration for Sport cancels hearing into doping case of curler Alexander Krushelnitsky

Krushelnitsky, bronze medallist at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics mixed doubles curling, earlier told Russian media it was "stupid to deny" failing two drugs tests.

Winter Olympics 2018: Lindsey Vonn's battle with Mikaela Shiffrin and other things to watch out for on Day 13
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Winter Olympics 2018: Lindsey Vonn's battle with Mikaela Shiffrin and other things to watch out for on Day 13

American alpine skiing teammates Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin, among the biggest stars of the 2018 Olympics, are in the Pyeongchang spotlight in the combined.

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.

Winter Olympics 2018: USA ride on Ryan Donato, Ryan Zapolski's heroics to thrash Slovakia in ice hockey quarter-finals
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Winter Olympics 2018: USA ride on Ryan Donato, Ryan Zapolski's heroics to thrash Slovakia in ice hockey quarter-finals

Harvard University star Donato shares the Olympic goals lead at four with Russians Ilya Kovalchuk and Kirill Kaprizov.

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: Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir clinch ice dance gold after record-breaking performance
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Winter Olympics 2018: Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir clinch ice dance gold after record-breaking performance

Virtue and Moir looked destined for silver after French rivals Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron appeared to have stolen the show, breaking their own free dance and combined score mark.

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.

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

Rotterdam Open: Roger Federer cruises past Italy's Andreas Seppi, to face Grigor Dimitrov in summit clash
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Rotterdam Open: Roger Federer cruises past Italy's Andreas Seppi, to face Grigor Dimitrov in summit clash

Roger Federer celebrated becoming the oldest man to reach the world number one ranking by making the Rotterdam Open final on Saturday with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) victory over Italy's Andreas Seppi despite losing sleep watching early-morning coverage of the Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympics 2018: Jagdish Singh finishes 103rd in cross-country skiing as Indian campaign at Pyeongchang ends
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Winter Olympics 2018: Jagdish Singh finishes 103rd in cross-country skiing as Indian campaign at Pyeongchang ends

Jagdish, who was making his Olympic debut, clocked 43.03 minutes while crossing the finish line at the Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre to end his race at 103rd out of 119 competitors.