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# pyeongchang-2018 - Today’s News

From The42 Norway's Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian ever, 15-year-old smashes skate record Review

Norway's Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian ever, 15-year-old smashes skate record

Alina Zagitova stole the show in figure skating on Wednesday.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Yesterday’s News

From The42 World champion Christie's luck out again as she leaves without Olympic medal after disqualification Disaster

World champion Christie's luck out again as she leaves without Olympic medal after disqualification

The Winter Olympics are over for Elise Christie, who has once again endured a miserable campaign in Pyeongchang.

From The42 Move over Eddie the Eagle, Swaney the Safe is our new Winter Olympics cult hero Null Point

Move over Eddie the Eagle, Swaney the Safe is our new Winter Olympics cult hero

Elizabeth Swaney finished last in the ladies’ ski halfpipe in Pyeongchang after refusing to do a single trick.

From The42 Third doping controversy hits the Winter Olympics Dope

Third doping controversy hits the Winter Olympics

Ziga Jeglic is believed to have tested positive for the banned drug fenoterol.

From The42 Ireland's Brendan Newby misses out on ski halfpipe final despite best score of the season Good Run

Ireland's Brendan Newby misses out on ski halfpipe final despite best score of the season

The Cork-born skier finished 22nd with just the top 12 going through.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Sunday 18 February, 2018

From The42 'He's the best' - Hirscher becomes most successful skier at 2018 Winter Olympics Untouchable

'He's the best' - Hirscher becomes most successful skier at 2018 Winter Olympics

The Austrian powered to his second Pyeongchang title by winning the men’s giant slalom.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Saturday 17 February, 2018

From The42 American star Lindsey Vonn misses podium in Olympic return as Ledecka claims shock win Pyeongchang 2018

American star Lindsey Vonn misses podium in Olympic return as Ledecka claims shock win

Lindsey Vonn made her Pyeongchang debut on Saturday but she took a back seat to Czech Ester Ledecka, who stunned the field.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Friday 16 February, 2018

From The42 Ireland's Thomas Westgaard finishes strong in cross-country skiing Winter Olympics

Ireland's Thomas Westgaard finishes strong in cross-country skiing

Westgaard pushed from 74th to finish 63rd in Pyeongchang, while Ireland’s Alpine racers claimed top 50 spots.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Thursday 15 February, 2018

From The42 Mikaela Shiffrin wins first gold as she begins quest to dominate the Winter Olympics Pyeongchang 2018 This post contains videos

Mikaela Shiffrin wins first gold as she begins quest to dominate the Winter Olympics

The American skiier has her sights set on multiple Olympic titles.

From The42 Jamaican bobsleigh coach quits, threatens to take her sled home Turmoil

Jamaican bobsleigh coach quits, threatens to take her sled home

Not ideal preparation for the Olympics.

From The42 Ireland's Tess Arbez 50th in Olympic Giant Slalom, Pat McMillan 52nd in Downhill Pyeongchang 2018

Ireland's Tess Arbez 50th in Olympic Giant Slalom, Pat McMillan 52nd in Downhill

Both athletes have another event ahead of them tomorrow in Pyeongchang.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

From The42 16-year-old Japanese snowboarder suffers frightening fall in men's halfpipe final Get Well Soon

16-year-old Japanese snowboarder suffers frightening fall in men's halfpipe final

Yuto Totsuka was taken to hospital but did not suffer any head or neck trauma, a team spokesperson later confirmed.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From The42 Heartbreak as GB star Elise Christie crashes out in dramatic speed skating final Pyeongchang 2018 This post contains videos

Heartbreak as GB star Elise Christie crashes out in dramatic speed skating final

500m gold went to Italy’s Arianna Fontana, the runner-up in Sochi four years ago.

From The42 'I'm very happy with that' - Ireland's Westgaard finishes 62nd at Winter Olympics Reaction

'I'm very happy with that' - Ireland's Westgaard finishes 62nd at Winter Olympics

The Norway-born athlete, whose mother hails from Galway, secured a time of three minutes and 29.6 seconds.

From The42 American prodigy melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold Take A Bow This post contains videos

American prodigy melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold

Chloe Kim had been assured of victory before her pulsating final run.

From The42 Mixed emotions for Ireland's Seamus O'Connor as he goes within touching distance of Olympic final Pyeongchang 2018

Mixed emotions for Ireland's Seamus O'Connor as he goes within touching distance of Olympic final

Meanwhile, skier Pat McMillan placed 61st overall on his debut in the competition.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Monday 12 February, 2018

From The42 'Gimme ice cream!' says US teen after halfpipe masterclass Prodigy

'Gimme ice cream!' says US teen after halfpipe masterclass

Chloe Kim had one thing on her mind after she nailed top score in Olympic qualifying with a jaw-dropping display

11 months on from near-death experience, Canadian hails Winter Olympics 'miracle'

The country’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has hailed Mark McMorris’s “tenacity”.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Sunday 11 February, 2018

From The42 'I turned pro at 13, signed a contract with Nike and that was the moment I knew I could do this' Pyeongchang 2018

'I turned pro at 13, signed a contract with Nike and that was the moment I knew I could do this'

20-year-old snowboarder Seamus O’Connor has overcome a career-threatening injury to qualify for his second Winter Olympics.

From The42 Thomas Westgaard finishes 60th as Irish skier makes Winter Olympics debut Pyeongchang 2018

Thomas Westgaard finishes 60th as Irish skier makes Winter Olympics debut

The Norway-born skier finished 16 minutes off first-place on Sunday morning in South Korea.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Saturday 10 February, 2018

From The42 The Norway-born skier hoping to do Ireland proud at the Winter Olympics Ambition This post contains videos

The Norway-born skier hoping to do Ireland proud at the Winter Olympics

Thomas Westgard chats to The42 about competing at Pyeongchang.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Friday 9 February, 2018

From The42 'A disaster': America's figure skating superstar was on his arse on his Olympic debut Pyeongchang 2018

'A disaster': America's figure skating superstar was on his arse on his Olympic debut

Nathan Chen wasn’t the only one who struggled.

From The42 Everything you need to know about the 2018 Winter Olympics Pyeongchang 2018

Everything you need to know about the 2018 Winter Olympics

The opening ceremony took place this morning, with 16 days of competition getting underway tomorrow night.

From The42 Doping-implicated Russian athletes fail in last-minute Olympic bid Failed

Doping-implicated Russian athletes fail in last-minute Olympic bid

Cas rejected the case of 47 athletes this morning.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

From The42 20-year-old snowboarder to carry Ireland's flag at Winter Olympics opening ceremony Representing

20-year-old snowboarder to carry Ireland's flag at Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Seamus O’Connor will lead the five-strong team in Pyeongchang on Friday.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea among security staff at the Winter Olympics

The military has stepped in as 41 hospitalised with norovirus.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Thursday 25 January, 2018

From The42 12 North Korean hockey players arrive South to form unified Olympic team Democratic Dozen

12 North Korean hockey players arrive South to form unified Olympic team

Meanwhile, state media in North Korea has called on all Koreans to ‘remove mutual misunderstanding and distrust’.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

From The42 Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme! Jamaica women's bobsled team qualify for first Winter Olympics Pyeongchang 2018

Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme! Jamaica women's bobsled team qualify for first Winter Olympics

The news comes 30 years after the Caribbean nation’s men team achieved a similar feat — spawning the 1993 film ‘Cool Runnings’.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Monday 25 December, 2017

From The42 South Korea has 85 robot volunteers for the Winter Olympics, including a robot torch bearer Robot Rock

South Korea has 85 robot volunteers for the Winter Olympics, including a robot torch bearer

Pyeonchang Games will also feature paint robots, delivery robots, and fishing robots.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From The42 2018 World Cup tainted as chair Vitaly Mutko gets lifetime Olympics ban but Fifa say little Damning

2018 World Cup tainted as chair Vitaly Mutko gets lifetime Olympics ban but Fifa say little

Mutko is the country’s deputy Prime Minister and president of the Russian Football Union.

From The42 IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics over state-sponsored doping Pyeongchang 2018

IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics over state-sponsored doping

But Russian athletes who can prove they are clean will be allowed to compete under a neutral flag.

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