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#pyeongchang 2018

# pyeongchang-2018 - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Russia's Olympic ban has been lifted after 'the most difficult months in the history of Russian sports'
# In The Clear
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# In The Clear

Russia's Olympic ban has been lifted after 'the most difficult months in the history of Russian sports'

Feb 28th 2018, 5:21 PM 1,912 Views 3 Comments

The IOC has deemed the nation compliant after the remaining drug tests from the Winter Olympics were negative.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Pics: Winter Olympics conclude with spectacular closing ceremony in Pyeongchang
# And That's A Wrap
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# And That's A Wrap

Pics: Winter Olympics conclude with spectacular closing ceremony in Pyeongchang

Feb 25th 2018, 9:53 PM 4,668 Views 0 Comments

The Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium hosted the rousing event.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Ester Ledecka makes history in Pyeongchang
# Winter Olympics
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# Winter Olympics

Ester Ledecka makes history in Pyeongchang

Feb 24th 2018, 9:45 AM 4,391 Views 3 Comments

The Czech became the first woman to win gold in two sports at a single Winter Olympics with snowboarding success on Saturday.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping

Feb 22nd 2018, 11:25 AM 3,509 Views 5 Comments

Alexander Krushelnitsky was one of 168 Russian athletes who passed rigorous testing to compete as neutrals.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 21st 2018, 1:51 PM 4,369 Views 4 Comments

Alina Zagitova stole the show in figure skating on Wednesday.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 20th 2018, 11:15 AM 7,655 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 20th 2018, 9:16 AM 9,055 Views 13 Comments

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

Third doping controversy hits the Winter Olympics
# Dope
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# Dope

Third doping controversy hits the Winter Olympics

Feb 20th 2018, 9:00 AM 3,577 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 20th 2018, 7:58 AM 4,737 Views 2 Comments

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

# pyeongchang-2018 - Sunday 18 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 18th 2018, 10:56 AM 3,229 Views 1 Comment

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

# pyeongchang-2018 - Saturday 17 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 17th 2018, 10:48 AM 4,817 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 16th 2018, 9:33 AM 3,565 Views 2 Comments

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

# pyeongchang-2018 - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin wins first gold as she begins quest to dominate the Winter Olympics
# Pyeongchang 2018
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# Pyeongchang 2018

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

Feb 15th 2018, 1:47 PM 3,034 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jamaican bobsleigh coach quits, threatens to take her sled home

Feb 15th 2018, 9:51 AM 10,422 Views 13 Comments

Not ideal preparation for the Olympics.

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

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

Feb 15th 2018, 8:31 AM 2,388 Views 2 Comments

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

# pyeongchang-2018 - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 14th 2018, 1:44 PM 6,630 Views 1 Comment

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

Heartbreak as GB star Elise Christie crashes out in dramatic speed skating final
# Pyeongchang 2018
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# Pyeongchang 2018

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

Feb 13th 2018, 2:15 PM 6,975 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 13th 2018, 11:27 AM 4,490 Views 10 Comments

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

American prodigy melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold
# Take A Bow
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# Take A Bow

American prodigy melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold

Feb 13th 2018, 9:34 AM 9,000 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 13th 2018, 8:06 AM 23,845 Views 16 Comments

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

# pyeongchang-2018 - Monday 12 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 12th 2018, 10:01 AM 4,926 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Whatever Doesn't Kill Me
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# Whatever Doesn't Kill Me

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

Feb 12th 2018, 9:30 AM 3,415 Views 2 Comments

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

# pyeongchang-2018 - Sunday 11 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 11th 2018, 9:49 PM 37,584 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 11th 2018, 10:26 AM 6,916 Views 4 Comments

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

# pyeongchang-2018 - Saturday 10 February, 2018

The Norway-born skier hoping to do Ireland proud at the Winter Olympics
# Ambition
From The42
# Ambition

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

Feb 10th 2018, 7:30 AM 17,741 Views 17 Comments

Thomas Westgard chats to The42 about competing at Pyeongchang.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Friday 9 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 9th 2018, 4:15 PM 7,976 Views 4 Comments

Nathan Chen wasn’t the only one who struggled.

Everything you need to know about the 2018 Winter Olympics
# Pyeongchang 2018
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# Pyeongchang 2018

Everything you need to know about the 2018 Winter Olympics

Feb 9th 2018, 3:30 PM 23,485 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 9th 2018, 7:32 AM 8,384 Views 13 Comments

Cas rejected the case of 47 athletes this morning.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 7th 2018, 1:14 PM 5,239 Views 0 Comments

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
# Pyeongchang 2018
# Pyeongchang 2018

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

Feb 6th 2018, 11:49 AM 10,650 Views 27 Comments

The military has stepped in as 41 hospitalised with norovirus.

# pyeongchang-2018 - Thursday 25 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 25th 2018, 9:57 AM 5,048 Views 6 Comments

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

# pyeongchang-2018 - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 16th 2018, 11:42 AM 11,478 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 25th 2017, 9:45 AM 3,234 Views 1 Comment

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

# pyeongchang-2018 - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 5th 2017, 11:34 PM 4,018 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 5th 2017, 6:55 PM 12,288 Views 61 Comments

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