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Olympisch “de culturele Spelen, ICT-Spelen en de Vredesspelen”.

Olympische Winterspelen 2018<p><b>Olympische Spelen</b><p>Winterspelen officieel geopend Om 13.42 uur Nederlandse tijd heeft de Zuid-Koreaanse president Moon …

'This Must Be Some Mistake,' Says Snowboarder After Winning Olympic Gold In Skiing

She went up the hill a snowboarder but came down an Olympic champion skier. That's one way to tell the story of Ester Ledecka, the Czech athlete who stunned the world — and herself — by winning the women's Super-G race at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.<p>"How did that happen?" she asked a cameraman …

Lindsey Vonn

The Guardian view on Team GB at the Winter Olympics: fine advantages and fair play

High-tech suits worn by the UK’s skeleton team have got the all-clear after questions from rivals. But questions over the acceptable limits of innovation will persist<p>The Olympics brand themselves as a high-minded celebration of global friendship and what used to be known as sportsmanship. Yet in …

Winter Olympics

British skeleton suits create controversy at Winter Olympics

Martin Rogers | USA TODAY Sports<p>PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — An unlikely trans-Atlantic ruckus has erupted at the Winter Olympic skeleton track, with American former world champion Katie Uhlaender questioning the legality of Great Britain’s race suits.<p>The British women’s squad contains two of the …

Gymnastics

Three-time gold medallist Shaun White reveals 'orgies, parties and horny athletes' inside the Winter Olympic athletes village

A video has resurfaced of Shaun White revealing 'orgies, parties and horny athletes' inside the Winter Olympic village.<p>Three-time Olympic gold …

Shaun White

Winter Olympics late night: What to watch/stream

An absolutely jam-packed session awaits on Wednesday evening (or Thursday morning, depending how you look at it).<p>Snowboarding and alpine skiing will …

Gymnastics

Olympic wake-up call: Day 5 news you might have missed from the Winter Games | News | CBC Olympics | PyeongChang 2018

<i>By Benjamin Blum, CBC Sports</i><p>Weather continued to affect the Winter Olympics, a pair of Canadians figure skaters are in great position to win another …

Gymnastics

Why Do Cross-Country Skiers Change Skis?

If you've been watching cross-country skiing at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, you'll likely have noticed that the competitors change skis …

Skiing

‘We got cheated’: How the hockey crime of the 20th century cost Canada an Olympic medal

Brian Conacher has a sprained right wrist, but that is not what was bothering him on a recent afternoon in Toronto. The wrist would heal, but some …

Ice Hockey

Lovers? Spouses? Just Good Friends? On the Olympic Ice, It’s Getting Hard to Tell

Some couples say their relationship is a boon. Others have broken up to preserve their teamwork. Then there’s the guessing over Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir.<p>Madison Chock and Evan Bates had known each other very well for six years before they finally started dating in 2017. It wasn’t the …

Gymnastics

Alpine skiing: What to look out for in the men's downhill race

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The men's downhill is a must-see at every Winter Olympics and often throws up surprises. Here is a short guide to this year's version at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre:<p>WHEN IS IT?<p>It's now scheduled for 11.30 a.m. local time on Thursday (0230 GMT, 9.30 p.m. ET …

Skiing

Olympics volunteer could not be more unimpressed with winter games

The world's most emotionless man is volunteering at the Olympics this year.<p>Set to the tune of "Mad World" by a YouTuber, we watch the man stand as …

Luge

Winter Olympics rivals have a bone to pick with Team GB skeleton stars about their souped-up bodysuits

British team officials have been accused of playing mind games ahead of Lizzy Yarnold’s Olympic title defence, <b>writes James Toney in PyeongChang</b>.<p>The …

Winter Olympics

Kim Jong Un lookalike provokes North Koreans in Olympic melee

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 …

North Korea

North Korea’s pair figure skaters electrified the Olympics with a personal best

North Korea’s pair figure skaters, Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik, electrified the stands in Pyeongchang with their Olympic debut, where they recorded their personal best score for the short program.<p>Ryom and Kim scored 69.40 for their routine, set to a Jeff Beck instrumental cover of The Beatles’ “A …

Ryom Tae-ok

Shaun White's Dad Said He Never Saw His Son Cry Until Emotional, Historic Olympic Win

Shaun White‘s emotional reaction to clinching his third gold medal during the 2018 Winter Olympics didn’t just leave an impression on fans — his …

Gymnastics

Winter Olympics 2018: 16-year-old snowboarder suffers horrific crash as high winds continue to cause havoc

A 16-year-old Japanese snowboarder has suffered one of the most horrific crashes of the 2018 Winter Olympics so far in Pyeongchang after high winds …

Gymnastics

Sports world reacts to Shaun White’s Olympic gold

In case you missed it last night, Shaun White won his third Olympic gold medal. The American saved his best for the final run, landing back-to-back …

Olympics

You know those North Korean cheering squads? South Korea will pay their bills.

TOKYO — The South Korean government will pick up the $2.6 million tab for North Korea’s participation at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, agreeing Wednesday to cover the costs accrued by the 500 cheerleaders, musicians, taekwondo performers and journalists.<p>The amount does not include the costs …

North Korea

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

Snowboard legend Shaun White pulled off a spectacular final run of the day to grab his third Olympic halfpipe gold medal on Wednesday, claiming …

Gymnastics

Jamaican Women's Bobsled Coach Sandra Kiriasis Quits, Owns Team's Sled

Jamaica's Olympic debut in women's bobsled is in question following the resignation of coach Sandra Kiriasis on Wednesday.<p>According to BBC Sport, Kiriasis owns Jamaica's sled, meaning the Jamaican women may not have the equipment needed to compete.<p>Kiriasis was asked to switch from driving coach to …

Bobsled

Winter Olympics 2018: Ayumu Hirano felt he should have won gold over Shaun White

White's near perfect third heat clinched the gold medal after Hirano topped White's first run<p>Ayumu Hirano had an incredible run to unseat Shaun White …

Shaun White

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North Korean Defector Destroys Narrative on Kim Jong Un's Sister After Media's Stunning Coverage

The media has given Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, plenty of press coverage at the Olympics, even comparing her to Ivanka Trump. Headlines have …

North Korea

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 …

Kim Yo-jong

Figure skating: At 15, Zagitova dazzles in Olympic debut

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Floating gracefully on the ice to secure silver in the team event for the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) in Pyeongchang on Monday, 15-year-old Alina Zagitova showed she is the one to beat.<p>Wearing a flashy red tutu, Zagitova cleanly executed all elements of her …

Gymnastics

NBC's Olympics Coverage Has Already Drawn Ridicule and Scorn

In just four days!<p>Well, no one’s contracted pink eye yet—but the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea have already provided a few choice moments for those paying closer attention to the broadcast sideshow than to the athletes. After a couple of gaffes regarding South Korea and the …

Gymnastics

Winter Olympics: Canada win gold in figure skating team event in Pyeongchang

<b>Canada produced a dominant performance to win gold in the figure skating team event in Pyeongchang.</b><p>The Canadian team finished seven points clear at the top of the standings to win the nation's first gold of the Games and improve on their silver medal in the event in Sochi in 2014.<p>The Olympic …

Gymnastics

This figure-skating move was too sexy for the Olympics

Too hot for the Olympics?<p>That’s what Canadian figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir thought about one lift from their Moulin Rouge-inspired free …

Scott Moir