Winter Olympics

KHL still undecided on allowing players in Olympics

The president of the Kontinental Hockey League says he is waiting to find out how many Russians will be banned from the Winter Olympics before …

Olympics

Winter Olympics 2018 medal table including Team GB count

The medals for the 2018 Winter Olympics have been unveiled ahead of the start of the February Games.<p>Athletes from across the world will descend on Pyeongchang in the coming weeks to compete in one of 15 different disciplines, the culmination of years preparing for their shot at gold.<p>Games …

Sport (UK)

‘This Is Us’ Midseason Premiere Delayed By NBC — Find Out New Date Here

The fall finale of <i>This Is Us</i> left fans of the show wanting to see more of the story of the Pearsons. NBC promised that the midseason premiere of <i>This</i> …

TV

South Korea Is Prepared for Drone-Bombs at the Winter Olympics

Recently, drones have trespassed or disrupted public sporting events. South Korea is preparing for the worst-case scenarios ahead of the 2018 Winter …

North Korea

The Team USA Winter Olympics Gear Is Here & It Makes Holiday Shopping So Easy

I think we can all agree that 2017 sucks. There are a lot of reasons for that, but if you ask me, 2017 sucks mostly because there are no Olympic …

Dating

Vloggers required for PyeongChang 2018

The three reporters will join a team of 25 Samsung Paralympic Bloggers who will record their behind-the-scenes Games-time experience to fans around …

Swimming

Lindsey Vonn describes awful messages she received following Trump comments.

During an interview that aired on CNN last week, Lindsey Vonn let it be known that, while she’s proud to represent the United States at the 2018 …

Lindsey Vonn

Steve Bannon Is About To Be Indicted By Mueller

For some time, right-wing diehards have tried to make us believe that there’s an 11th Commandment: “Thou shalt not speak ill of Donald Trump.” To …

Donald Trump

South Korea conducts anti-terror drills ahead of 2018 Winter Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Set to host the Winter Olympics in February, South Korea conducted a series of security drills on Tuesday to prepare against terror attacks ranging from a hostage situation, a vehicle ramming a stadium and a bomb-attached to a drone.<p>Police and firemen were among around …

North Korea

Russia's Secret Plan To Win The Winter Olympics (Without Doping)

Following allegations of doping, Russia has been banned as a national competitor from the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in South Korea in 2018. But Russia might still have a card up its sleeve. Cartoon by Joe Heller.<p><b>See more cartoons: How Putin Is Standing Up For Athletes Amid Russia’s Doping</b> …

Entrepreneurship

A robot sawed through a wall while carrying the Olympic flame (and yet humanity still stands)

It's 2017 so of course the phrase, "a robot cut through a wall to pass the Olympic torch on to its creator" is a real sentence to describe a real …

Robots

A humanoid robot carried the Olympic torch in South Korea

One of the traditions of the Olympics is the torch relay, in which people carry the flame from Olympia, Greece to the location of the Games. In 2018, the Olympic Games will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and the torch relay is currently underway. Earlier this week, the HUBO, the humanoid …

Robots

Airbnb Releases 2018 Travel Predictions - Do You Agree?

The 2018 year will bring much excitement to Airbnb, with the home-sharing platform’s 10-year anniversary approaching. The fast-growing company has also recently released its predictions for what the next 12 months will bring, including its most popular destinations and the cities that are likely to …

Da Nang

Letters to the Editor, Dec. 12

<b>MAKE VETS WAIT</b><br>While veterans wait for their hard-earned benefits, Mr. Trudeau was able to “fast track” a $10-million payment to Omar Khadr, the …

Omar Khadr

Man attacks woman in road rage incident

Raycom reportsRaycom reportsMore>><p>Posted:Tuesday, December 12 2017 1:03 PM EST2017-12-12 18:03:42 GMT<p>Updated:Tuesday, December 12 2017 6:59 PM …

Charlotte

The Ultimate Arbitrary List of Places to Visit in 2018

The editorial team at Everything Everywhere likes to keep with the times. We’ve noticed a great many travel publications all publishing their list of …

Solomon Islands

Ski siblings prep for the Winter Olympics

With the Winter Games in PyeongChang approaching, a brother and sister duo from northern Washington state have been busy in Alaska training and …

Olympics

Lindsey Vonn, You’re Not Representing Trump At The Olympics

U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn recently sat down with CNN to discuss the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. The decorated …

Conservative View

Monday Morning Briefing

The debut of bitcoin futures contracts steals the spotlight, anti-Trump protests flare up in Beirut and Saudi Arabia says cinemas will be allowed in the conservative kingdom early next year.<p>Fire fighters attack the Thomas Fire’s north flank with backfires as they continue to fight a massive …

South-east Asia

Trump Picks Korea Expert as Ambassador to Seoul

Victor Cha could be in place by the Winter Olympics in South Korea<p>SEOUL—The Trump administration will nominate as ambassador to Seoul a prominent Korea expert who favors a tough line on Pyongyang, filling a yearlong vacancy at the front lines of President Donald Trump’s biggest foreign-policy …

South Korea

Amid North Korea Tensions, a Narrow Diplomatic Window Opens

It isn’t clear how many more windows of opportunity there will be to resolve the confrontation over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program peacefully, but one is opening right now.<p>Whether North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is interested in taking advantage of this chance to avoid disaster is, of …

North Korea

'I, Tonya' Makes Stunning Debut in New York and Los Angeles

Early sales numbers for the Margot Robbie film <i>I, Tonya</i> are in and it’s a triple lutz for the dark comedy about figure skater Tonya Harding.<p>The film, …

Movies

Rachel Homan's Ottawa curling team earns berth in 2018 Winter Olympics

Rachel Homan and her Ottawa Curling Club teammates are going to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.<p>Homan, the team’s skip, third Emma Miskew, second …

Olympics

Woman filmed swimming in a freezing cold pond during this week's snow showers

With the temperatures plummeting, it’s the perfect time to cosy up and keep warm.<p>But for 45-year-old Cath Pendleton, it’s the ideal time for her to …

News (Wales)

For NHL stars, changes to Winter Olympic Games hitting home

The sight of then-20-year-old Drew Doughty waving the Canadian flag was one of the more endearing images of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.<p>Canada just beat the U.S. in the gold-medal game, under immense pressure to win on its home soil, and Doughty, the Kings defenseman, was the face of a …

Ice Hockey

Was Lindsey Vonn ‘Un-American’ in Saying She Wouldn’t Represent Trump at the Olympics?

It’s well within American tradition to distinguish between the country and the government.<p>Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn is a liberal. That’s why …

Conservative View

How freestyle skiers Katie and Molly Summerhayes are working together towards Winter Olympics goal

It can, at first, feel a little strange to hear one of Great Britain’s finest winter athletes describe flipping burgers at a Sheffield fast-food restaurant as the perfect occupation. But for Molly Summerhayes, work at the local McDonald’s provides a welcome, if unusual, break from her second …

Olympics

Ed Willes: Has Russia finally exhausted our ability to be outraged?

Given the familiar sound bites coming out of the IOC, it’s hard to work up the necessary outrage over the decision to ban, sort of, the Russian …

Olympics

TODAY: Lighted Boat Parade set for 5:30 p.m. - Surrey Now-Leader

An annual holiday tradition is ready to set sail today on the Semiahmoo Peninsula.<p>The White Rock-based International Yacht Club will hold it’s Boat …

Lacrosse

US Skier Says She Won't Be Representing Trump at Olympics, Now Fox Hosts Have a Message for Her

The hosts of “Fox & Friends” did not hold back down Friday while discussing Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn’s proclamation that she won’t be representing …

Donald Trump