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Milano-Cortina Winter Olympics 2026 organisers unveil 'Futura' logo after public vote
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Milano-Cortina Winter Olympics 2026 organisers unveil 'Futura' logo after public vote

Featuring the numbers two and six in a single trace like ice against a white background, the logo won 75 percent of the vote over a second 'Dado' design, a dice featuring the red and green colours of the Italian flag

'I am not going to leave': Ice skater Vishwaraj Jadeja on pursuing a winter sport amid various challenges
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'I am not going to leave': Ice skater Vishwaraj Jadeja on pursuing a winter sport amid various challenges

India's top ice skater Vishwaraj Jadeja speaks on challenges of pursuing a winter sport in Netherlands in the last 12 years.

Winter Youth Olympics 2020: Skater suffers life-threatening injury after 16-foot fall during rehearsal for Opening Ceremony
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Winter Youth Olympics 2020: Skater suffers life-threatening injury after 16-foot fall during rehearsal for Opening Ceremony

A female skater was severely injured after falling to the ice from about five meters (16 feet) during a rehearsal for the opening ceremony of the Youth Winter Olympics in Lausanne, police said Wednesday.

Winter Youth Olympics 2020: Warm weather, rains affect preparations for upcoming Lausanne Games
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Winter Youth Olympics 2020: Warm weather, rains affect preparations for upcoming Lausanne Games

St Moritz prides itself as the birthplace of modern winter sports but the Swiss city has been hit by warm weather and had to wait until days before the Lausanne 2020 winter Youth Olympics to confirm its lake is iced up and ready for speed skating events.

International Olympic Committee elects Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo as host for 2026 Winter Olympics
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International Olympic Committee elects Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo as host for 2026 Winter Olympics

The 2026 Olympics meets the IOC President Thomas Bach's long-stated wish to return to traditional heartlands for winter sports after major construction projects from 2014-2022 in Russia, South Korea, and China

International Olympic Committee to set up Human Rights panel to advise on issues including transgender athletes
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International Olympic Committee to set up Human Rights panel to advise on issues including transgender athletes

The Olympic panel will be chaired by former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein and will include six to nine additional members to be named next year.

Italy to propose new Milan-Cortina joint bid for 2026 Winter Olympics, but claim door still open for Turin after withdrawal
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Italy to propose new Milan-Cortina joint bid for 2026 Winter Olympics, but claim door still open for Turin after withdrawal

Italy forged ahead with its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics on Wednesday, hurriedly revising its original plans to stage the games across three cities and instead proposing a joint initiative by just Milan and Cortina.

Suspect confesses to killing Olympic figure skater Denis Ten even as Kazakhstan authorities arrest second attacker
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Suspect confesses to killing Olympic figure skater Denis Ten even as Kazakhstan authorities arrest second attacker

One of two men detained in Kazakhstan on suspicion of killing Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten has confessed, authorities said on Friday.

Kim Jong-un 'warmly welcomes' South Korean delegation in Pyongyang, exchanges views on bilateral ties, peace
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Kim Jong-un 'warmly welcomes' South Korean delegation in Pyongyang, exchanges views on bilateral ties, peace

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un discussed ways to ease tensions on the peninsula with visiting South Korean envoys

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: 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: 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.

Winter Olympics 2018: Teen Alina Zagitova pips compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva to win 1st gold for OAR at Pyeongchang
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Winter Olympics 2018: Teen Alina Zagitova pips compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva to win 1st gold for OAR at Pyeongchang

Teenage figure skater Alina Zagitova prevailed in her duel with Evgenia Medvedeva to claim Russia's first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Friday.

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: Skier Lindsey Vonn bids farewell to quadrennial event, promises to chase record of most World Cup wins
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Winter Olympics 2018: Skier Lindsey Vonn bids farewell to quadrennial event, promises to chase record of most World Cup wins

"It's been a great ride. I'll take a lot of great memories with me. When you're older you have a different appreciation for life and the experiences you've had," she said.

Winter Olympics 2018: IOC asks 'unhappy' Dick Pound to quit after he called committee members ‘old farts’
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Winter Olympics 2018: IOC asks 'unhappy' Dick Pound to quit after he called committee members ‘old farts’

The 75-year-old Pound, a 1960 Olympics swimming participant who joined the IOC in 1978 and is a two-time former vice president, has been a vocal critic in the media of the IOC’s handling of the Russian doping scandal for two years.

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.

Pyeongchang 2018: USA's Kikkan Randall, Jessica Diggins win gold; Marit Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian
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Pyeongchang 2018: USA's Kikkan Randall, Jessica Diggins win gold; Marit Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian

Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins delivered the first Olympic cross-country medal for the United States since 1976 after a thrilling finish to the women’s team sprint relay.

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: Canada, Germany share gold after 'crazy' climax in two-man bobsleigh
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Winter Olympics 2018: Canada, Germany share gold after 'crazy' climax in two-man bobsleigh

Canada and Germany shared gold in a "crazy" climax to the two-man bobsleigh on Monday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after they finished in a remarkable dead heat.