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These Athletes Have Died While Competing in the Olympics Over the Years

With sports like skeleton, which sends competitors head-first down an ice track, and gymnastics, which hurtles athletes through the air, the Olympic …

Martin Fourcade makes Olympic biathlon history with pursuit gold

Martin Fourcade certainly isn’t going to be disappointed with his performance Monday.<p>Fourcade erased 27.8-second deficit at the first shooting bout …

Shredded: Great day for Jamie, rough day for slopestyle

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Jamie Anderson will almost certainly spend more time gazing at her newest Olympic gold medal than watching replays of …

Adam Rippon wanted a 'Xanax and a quick drink' to calm nerves

Heather Tucker | USA TODAY Sports<p>Go inside Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon's wardrobe<p>Profile on Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon with the United States figure skating team.<p>Adam Rippon is not holding back.<p>The 28-year-old figure skater made headlines before he arrived in Pyeongchang. Now, Rippon's …

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Intel’s drone light show never got off the ground for the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony

They aired pre-recorded footage anyway.<p>Last-minute “impromptu logistical changes” kept Intel from performing its drone light show live during the opening ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. But that didn’t stop NBC from airing footage of it for those watching the …

Snowboarder recovers from horrific accident to win Olympic medal

In March 2017, Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris laid in a hospital bed with fractured ribs, a fractured left arm, pelvis, and jaw, along with a …

South Korea’s Flag Gets Mistaken As Pepsi Advertisement At Winter Olympics

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Pepsi logo via Wikimedia Commons (public domain), background video screenshot via Olympic<p><b>The 2018 Winter Olympics</b> …

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Winter Olympics day three – in pictures

Snowboarding, figure skating and some very cold ski jumpers: the world’s best sports photographers capture all the drama in Pyeongchang<p>To see our selections from the opening ceremony, day one and two click here

4 in 5 snowboarders crashed due to insane 31 km per hour winds during a dangerous Winter Olympics slopestyle final

Weather at the Winter Olympics was so bad on Monday that the women's slopestyle gold medal event should have been cancelled, according to bronze medalist Enni Rukajarvi.<p>The slopestyle — a winter sports equivalent of skateboarding and BMX — is an event that showcases an athlete's creativity and …

Russian foreign minister: We’re banned from Olympics because U.S. ‘can’t beat us fairly’

By Des Bieler<p>, Reporter<p>Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday that the U.S. manufactured doping allegations against his country, leading to a ban from the Olympics, because the Americans “can’t beat us fairly.” There is no official Russian contingent at the Winter Games in PyeongChang, …

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The media fawned over Kim Jong Un's sister at the Winter Olympics — and people were disgusted

US and international media went gaga over North Korea's "Princess" Kim Yo Jong, despite her family's role in a massive, ongoing system of political oppression that has tortured and killed millions over decades.<p>CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, ABC, and Reuters were all criticised for …

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