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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.

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: 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: 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: '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.

USA win first-ever cross-country skiing gold while South Korea claim short track relay title on Day 12 of Winter Olympics
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USA win first-ever cross-country skiing gold while South Korea claim short track relay title on Day 12 of Winter Olympics

On Day 12 of the 2018 Winter Olympics, Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall won the USA's first-ever cross-country skiing event while South Korea won the women's short track speed-skating relay event.

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: 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: 'We skated with our hearts', says Tessa Virtue after clinching ice dance gold with partner Scott Moir
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Winter Olympics 2018: 'We skated with our hearts', says Tessa Virtue after clinching ice dance gold with partner Scott Moir

Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir planned to guzzle some champagne to toast their sparkling, record-breaking ice dance triumph on Tuesday, which saw them become the most decorated Olympic skaters of all time.

Winter Olympics 2018: Unified Korean team bows out of women's ice hockey amidst tears and standing ovation
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Winter Olympics 2018: Unified Korean team bows out of women's ice hockey amidst tears and standing ovation

The joint Korean women's ice hockey team ended their historic Olympic run Tuesday with a crushing 6-1 defeat to Sweden but still received an emotional standing ovation from the crowd.

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.

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.

Winter Olympics 2018: Canada thrash Olympic Athletes from Russia in women's ice hockey, face US in gold medal showdown
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Winter Olympics 2018: Canada thrash Olympic Athletes from Russia in women's ice hockey, face US in gold medal showdown

Four-time defending champions Canada and reigning world champions United States advanced to the Pyeongchang Olympic women's hockey final with clinical shutout triumphs on Monday, setting up another showdown for gold between the arch-rivals.

Winter Olympics 2018: Gay skier Gus Kenworthy's televised kiss with partner hailed as landmark moment
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Winter Olympics 2018: Gay skier Gus Kenworthy's televised kiss with partner hailed as landmark moment

Gay freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy said it was a moment that he "never dreamed" possible as a child after he was filmed kissing his partner on live television at the Olympics.

Winter Olympics 2018: US ice hockey player James Wisniewski's father quarantined after contracting norovirus
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Winter Olympics 2018: US ice hockey player James Wisniewski's father quarantined after contracting norovirus

US hockey player James Wisniewski's father Jim won't be coming out to see him play Tuesday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after contracting norovirus.

Winter Olympics 2018: Dominant US blank Finland 5-0 to enter women's ice hockey final
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Winter Olympics 2018: Dominant US blank Finland 5-0 to enter women's ice hockey final

Reigning world champion US blanked Finland 5-0 on Monday to reach the Pyeongchang Olympic women's hockey final, where long-time nemesis and four-time defending champion Canada could await.

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.