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South Korea propose idea of co-hosting 2021 Asian Games with North in bid to strengthen inter-Korean ties
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South Korea propose idea of co-hosting 2021 Asian Games with North in bid to strengthen inter-Korean ties

North Korea is participating in the Pyeongchang Games at the invitation of the South, which is using them to help ease tensions between the two countries, still technically at war.

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:

Google Doodle celebrates the 8th day of Winter Olympics with the Lunar New Year
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Google Doodle celebrates the 8th day of Winter Olympics with the Lunar New Year

The Google Doodle shows a dog, a monkey and a Cock sitting on a sliding sky lift in front of a full-moon and snow falling sky.

Winter Olympics 2018: IOC apologises for member Adam Pengilly's behaviour following his bust-up with security guard
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Winter Olympics 2018: IOC apologises for member Adam Pengilly's behaviour following his bust-up with security guard

The International Olympic Committee has apologised after IOC member Adam Pengilly was sent home following an incident involving a security officer at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Winter Olympics 2018: WADA president Craig Reedie says anti-doping steps at Pyeongchang Games 'running well'
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Winter Olympics 2018: WADA president Craig Reedie says anti-doping steps at Pyeongchang Games 'running well'

Reedie said: "From WADA's point of view, we have 18 independent observers here, we have been looking at what's happening. We think it's running well and the organisation is efficient here in PyeongChang.

Winter Olympics 2018: France snowboarder Pierre Vaultier thanks 'lucky stars' after defending title in Pyeongchang
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Winter Olympics 2018: France snowboarder Pierre Vaultier thanks 'lucky stars' after defending title in Pyeongchang

Frenchman Pierre Vaultier thanked his lucky stars on Thursday after retaining his Olympic snowboard cross title, the sixth medal for France at the 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.

Winter Olympics 2018: IOC calls for 'respect' after Canadian speed skater Kim Boutin receives death threats online
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Winter Olympics 2018: IOC calls for 'respect' after Canadian speed skater Kim Boutin receives death threats online

Winter Olympics organisers called for "respect" on Wednesday after Canadian short-track speed skater Kim Boutin was abused online by Korean fans.

Pyeongchang 2018: Wind chaos injures 16 at Gangneung Olympic Park as weather-induced mayhem continues
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Pyeongchang 2018: Wind chaos injures 16 at Gangneung Olympic Park as weather-induced mayhem continues

Sixteen people were hurt when high winds caused chaos at Gangneung Olympic Park, a major venue of the Pyeongchang Winter Games, organisers said on Thursday.

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: Shaun White claims gold in snowboarding as strong winds cause chaos on Day 5
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Winter Olympics 2018: Shaun White claims gold in snowboarding as strong winds cause chaos on Day 5

Shaun White brilliantly won his third Olympic gold but then faced awkward questions over sex harassment claims on Wednesday, as strong winds caused chaos at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

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: Strong winds continue to wreak havoc in skiing events, women's slalom gets postponed to Friday
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Winter Olympics 2018: Strong winds continue to wreak havoc in skiing events, women's slalom gets postponed to Friday

The two legs of the slalom will be raced either side of the men's super-G, at 10.00 am (0100 GMT) and 13.15.

Winter Olympics 2018: IOC plays down talks of Nobel Peace Prize nomination for Thomas Bach
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Winter Olympics 2018: IOC plays down talks of Nobel Peace Prize nomination for Thomas Bach

Olympic officials played down a suggestion that the unified Korean ice hockey team could be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize on Tuesday and said there had been "no formal discussion" about proposing IOC chief Thomas Bach for the honour

North Korea's Kim Jong-un calls South 'very impressive' after sister and top officials return from historic trip
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un calls South 'very impressive' after sister and top officials return from historic trip

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un praised South Korea as very impressive, state media reported today, after his sister and other top regime officials returned from their landmark visit to the Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan says representing India for the past 20 years has been a celebration
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Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan says representing India for the past 20 years has been a celebration

Keshavan, the poster boy of winter sports in India for the last 20 years, brought the curtains down on his international career after taking part in his sixth Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Winter Olympics 2018: Martin Fourcade claims biathlon pursuit gold, slice of history in Pyeongchang
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Winter Olympics 2018: Martin Fourcade claims biathlon pursuit gold, slice of history in Pyeongchang

Fourcade was already France's most decorated winter Olympian prior to the race, and brought his tally to five medals overall including three golds.

Winter Olympics 2018: Ekaterina Bobrova from Russia pays tribute to plane crash victims after silver medal win
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Winter Olympics 2018: Ekaterina Bobrova from Russia pays tribute to plane crash victims after silver medal win

Russian Olympic figure skating team captain Ekaterina Bobrova said, "As team captain and on behalf of all the coaches I would like to convey my sincere condolences to the families, it's a great sorrow for our country."