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Russian Olympic curler involved in doping case: sources

Pyeongchang - A Russian Olympic curler has been implicated in a doping case, sources told AFP on Sunday, in a potential setback as the country battles to recover from a major scandal which triggered its ban from the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

US ski star Vonn 'hurt' by anti-American claims

Pyeongchang - Lindsey Vonn admitted on Sunday that she was "hurt" by accusations that she is anti-American after the US ski star's outspoken stance against President Donald Trump.

'Stuff gets real' — US hockey unity forged in hurricane

Gangneung - They have hunkered down through a hurricane, fought their own governing body for better support and endured a heartbreaking loss to Canada in the 2014 Olympic final.

Magical title for Hanyu as snowboarder pulls off ski shock

Pyeongchang - "Ice Prince" Yuzuru Hanyu clinched the first back-to-back men's Olympic figure skating title in 66 years on Saturday as snowboarder Ester Ledecka pulled off a major shock as she skied to women's super-G gold.

Czech Ledecka wins shock Olympic super-G, Vonn sixth

Pyeongchang - Czech snowboarder Ester Ledecka sprang one of the biggest shocks in Winter Games history when she won the super-G on Saturday with US star Lindsey Vonn finishing sixth.

Beer company rides to rescue for Jamaican bobsleigh team

Pyeongchang - A beer company has come to the rescue of Jamaica's troubled women's bobsleigh team by donating a sled, an official told AFP on Friday -- the eve of their Olympic debut.

Hanyu dazzles, Shiffrin flops on day of Olympic underdog

Pyeongchang - Japan's defending champion Yuzuru Hanyu produced a stunning short programme to lead the men's figure skating as Mikaela Shiffrin's bid to retain her slalom title started with her vomiting and ended in heartbreak at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Friday.

Mexican Olympian gets hero's welcome — after finishing last

Pyeongchang - It might just be the defining image of the Pyeongchang Olympics -- Mexico's German Madrazo heroically skiing last to the line, proudly brandishing the flag of his country and smiling jubilantly.After crossing the finish after 15 kilometres (9.

Korean 'Iron Man' Kim wins historic Olympic skeleton gold

Pyeongchang - South Korea's Yun Sung-bin made history Friday as he become Asia's first Olympic skeleton champion after completely dominating the daredevil event in Pyeongchang.

N. Korea slams US invite of late prisoner's father to Olympics

Seoul - North Korea has slammed the US for bringing the father of late former prisoner Otto Warmbier to the Winter Olympics in the South, accusing it of waging a "defamation campaign" against Pyongyang.

Vomiting Shiffrin complaints of 'virus' at Olympic slalom

Pyeongchang - Defending champion Mikaela Shiffrin vomited and complained of virus-like symptoms after a disappointing first leg in Friday's Olympic slalom.

Olympics: IOC apologises after British member sent home

Pyeongchang - 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.

Norway's Svindal wins Olympic men's downhill

Pyeongchang - 'Attacking Viking' Aksel Lund Svindal claimed gold in the blue riband event of the Olympic alpine skiing programme, the men's downhill, on Thursday in a thrilling Norwegian one-two.Svindal, 35 and coming to the end of a stellar career, clocked 1min 40....

Norway's Svindal wins Olympic men's downhill

Pyeongchang - 'Attacking Viking' Aksel Lund Svindal claimed gold in the blue riband event of the Olympic alpine skiing programme, the men's downhill, on Thursday in a thrilling Norwegian one-two.Svindal, 35 and coming to the end of a stellar career, clocked 1min 40....

Kim Jong Un lookalike provokes North Koreans in Olympic melee

Pyeongchang - A Kim Jong Un lookalike who has been making mischief at the Pyeongchang Olympics danced in front of North Korea's female cheerleading team before being nabbed and hauled off by police on Wednesday.

Dangerous winds postpone Olympic events, send visitors packing

Gangneung - Dangerous winds played havoc with the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Wednesday, forcing the postponement of two medal events and closing a major area for spectators who were told to stay indoors.

'Awful and amazing' — Drama as snowboarder White claims landmark gold

Pyeongchang - Snowboard legend Shaun White pulled off a spectacular final run of the day to grab his third Olympic halfpipe gold medal on Wednesday, claiming America's 100th Winter Games title in the process.

Gold for Kim, Hirscher as first doping case rocks Olympics

Pyeongchang - American teenager Chloe Kim and Austrian ski ace Marcel Hirscher lit up the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Tuesday on a day of drama that included the first doping scandal of the Games.

Gold at last as Austria's Hirscher bags combined title

Pyeongchang - Austrian ace Marcel Hirscher's long wait for Olympic gold ended Tuesday when he produced a brilliant slalom run to storm to a dominant victory in the men's alpine combined.

US teen star Kim melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold

Pyeongchang - American teenage sensation Chloe Kim romped to Olympic snowboarding gold in the women's halfpipe Tuesday before bursting into tears as the enormity of her achievement sunk in.

Olympic warmth splits views on divided Korean peninsula

Goseong - Untouched by Olympic bonhomie and unified Korean teams, Southern soldiers patrol the barbed wire fences that run towards the Demilitarized Zone, guarding against the nuclear-armed North.

Japanese speed skater in first Pyeongchang Olympics doping case

Pyeongchang - Japanese short-track speed skater Kei Saito has tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics, the first doping case of the Games, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Tuesday.

North Korea's Kim lauds South's hospitality

Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has praised the welcome the South gave his sister and said it was important to build on the Olympics-driven momentum for dialogue on the divided peninsula.

Bach dismisses 'hijack' fears as unified Korean team thrashed again

Pyeongchang - Olympic chief Thomas Bach dismissed concerns North Korea had tried to "hijack" the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Monday as the unified Korean ice hockey team saw their hopes dashed after another heavy defeat.

No concerns over North Korea 'hijack', says Olympics chief

Pyeongchang - Olympics chief Thomas Bach on Monday dismissed concerns that North Korea has tried to "hijack" the Winter Games for political purposes, as officials revealed he will visit the isolated country after the tournament in South Korea.

Angry snowboarders hit out at 'dangerous' Olympic final

Pyeongchang - Angry snowboarders said the "dangerous" women's slopestyle final at the Pyeongchang Olympics should have been cancelled after vicious winds caused a string of crashes on Monday.

S. Korea's Moon watches concert with Kim Jong Un's sister

Seoul - South Korean President Moon Jae-in sat next to the powerful sister of the North's leader Kim Jong Un at a concert in Seoul by musicians from Pyongyang, as conservative protesters burned the North's national flag outside Sunday.

Take it as Red: Teen makes history as wind pummels Pyeongchang

Pyeongchang - Wild winds disrupted the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday as a 17-year-old American snowboarder made history by becoming the first Games gold medallist born this millennium.

S. Korea's Moon watches concert with Kim Jong Un's sister

Seoul - South Korean President Moon Jae-in sat next to the powerful sister of the North's leader Kim Jong Un at a concert in Seoul by musicians from Pyongyang, as conservative protesters burned the North's national flag outside Sunday.

Earthquake, wind and fire: extreme conditions hit Olympics

Pyeongchang - An earthquake triggered an alert and high winds disrupted competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Sunday, as officials warned of a severe freeze and urged fans to wrap up warm.After a bitterly cold first night of competition, a shallow 4.
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