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Curling-Russian pair claims first mixed doubles curling medal

Curling-Russian pair claims first mixed doubles curling medal

The husband and wife team of Aleksandr Krushelnitckiy and Anastasia Bryzgalova claimed the first Olympic medal in curling's mixed doubles when they won bronze for Olympic Athletes from Russia on Tuesday.

Olympics hit by cyberattack, source not revealed

Olympics hit by cyberattack, source not revealed

Olympic officials on Sunday said a cyberattack was responsible for an internet and wifi shutdown during the Pyeongchang Winter Games opening ceremony, but refused to say who was responsible.

Russia says court rejected appeal from athletes under pressure

Russia says court rejected appeal from athletes under pressure

Russia said on Friday the Court of Arbitration for Sport was under pressure from Olympic officials when it rejected a last-minute bid from 47 Russian athletes to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Pyeongchang ready to battle cold snap, norovirus: Lee

Pyeongchang ready to battle cold snap, norovirus: Lee

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are on track though organisers are battling the spread of a virus among staff and preparing to deal with the cold snap at Friday's opening ceremony ...

No Olympics for Russians who had life bans lifted

No Olympics for Russians who had life bans lifted

Fifteen Russians whose life bans for doping were lifted last week have been barred from the Pyeongchang Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday ...

Sports court lifts life bans of 28 Russians accused of doping

Sports court lifts life bans of 28 Russians accused of doping

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday lifted life bans on 28 of the 43 Russians accused of doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

Taboo North Korean flag raised in South for Olympics

Taboo North Korean flag raised in South for Olympics

North Korea's national flag was raised in the South Thursday for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, organisers said, after an exemption came into force to avoid breaching Seoul's tough national security law.

N Korea prepares grand military parade on eve of Olympics: report

N Korea prepares grand military parade on eve of Olympics: report

North Korea is preparing a lavish display of its military strength in a parade on the eve of next month's Winter Olympics in the South, despite a rare sporting detente with Seoul, it was reported Thursday.

S Korea and N Korea to hold working-level talks on January 15

S Korea and N Korea to hold working-level talks on January 15

North Korea and South Korea have agreed to hold working-level talks at the Tongil Pavilion on the North Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom on January 15 ...

Biathlon aiming to woo more fans in Pyeongchang

Biathlon aiming to woo more fans in Pyeongchang

With a record number of viewers having watched some thrilling action the 2017 World Championships, the sport of biathlon is in rude health and aiming to win even more fans during the Winter Olympics ...

N Korea 'likely' to join Winter Games, says IOC official

N Korea 'likely' to join Winter Games, says IOC official

North Korea's Olympic representative said Saturday the reclusive nation was ‘likely to participate’ in next month's Winter Games in South Korea, Kyodo news agency reported ...

South Korean city cancels Olympics celebration as it mourns blaze victims

South Korean city cancels Olympics celebration as it mourns blaze victims

The small South Korean city of Jecheon was reeling Friday, a day after a fire ripped through an eight-storey building, killing at least 29 people, mostly women trapped in a sauna ...