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Pyeongchang 2018

Winter Olympics: Canadian athlete charged with stealing car, says South Korean police

Canadian skier David Duncan was arrested on charges of stealing a car in South Korea, where he was competing at the Winter Olympics, Canadian media reported on Saturday.

Feb 24, 2018, 20:17 PM IST

Russia appeals to IOC for permission to march with its flag at closing ceremony of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Russia has appealed to Olympic authorities to restore its Olympic status and allow its athletes to march with the national flag on Sunday at the Winter Games closing ceremony, but it could be waiting until the last minute for a decision.

Feb 24, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

Norway's Marit Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian ever

Bjoergen's bronze with Maiken Caspersen Falla in women's cross country skiing team sprint free put her on 14 Olympic medals, outstripping fellow Norwegian Ole Einar Bjoerndalen who has 13 in biathlon. 

Feb 21, 2018, 17:07 PM IST

Be my Olympic Valentine - Pyeongchang becomes dating hotspot

Competitors and support staff have put their profiles on dating/hook-up app Tinder, along with visiting journalists and many others in South Korea for the Olympics.

Feb 13, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

Winter Olympics: South Korea probes cyber shutdown during opening ceremony

South Korea on Saturday investigated a mysterious internet shutdown during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, which follows warnings of possible cyber attacks during the Pyeongchang Games.

Feb 10, 2018, 20:27 PM IST

Shiva Keshavan placed 34th after two runs in men's luge at Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Keshavan finished 34th after two rounds of heats in the men's singles luge competitions.

Feb 10, 2018, 19:18 PM IST

Winter Olympics: Sweden's Charlotte Kalla wins first gold in Pyeongchang

Sweden's Charlotte Kalla won the first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Saturday after powering away from the field to secure victory in the women's 7.5km + 7.5km skiathlon.

Feb 10, 2018, 17:34 PM IST

Korean unity, historic handshake at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony

The two Koreas marched together and South Korea's president shared a historic handshake with Kim Jong Un's sister.

Feb 09, 2018, 20:12 PM IST

At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics' reception, a hopeful dessert and a hasty exit

At an Olympic dinner reception designed to break the ice between two nations still technically at war, the dessert said it all. Dark chocolate tempered in the shape of barbed wire lay over a map of the Korean peninsula rendered in thin blue chocolate, a representation of the heavily militarised border that separates Games host South Korea and its old enemy in the North.

Feb 09, 2018, 20:05 PM IST

Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan carries India flag for one last time

"I‘m sure I’ll stay involved in the sport because I want to build it up in India now and focus on that," said the veteran of six Olympics.

Feb 09, 2018, 15:59 PM IST

Winter Olympics 2018: IOC discussing measures to contain norovirus outbreak

After rising from an initial 32 norovirus cases on Tuesday to 54 on Wednesday, the figure had risen to 128 as of late Thursday, with most of those affected being security personnel.

Feb 09, 2018, 15:06 PM IST

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: 47 dope-tainted Russian athletes lose appeal to participate

Forty-seven Russians implicated in doping lost a last-minute court bid to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Friday, just hours before the opening ceremony.

Feb 09, 2018, 14:06 PM IST

Norway Winter Olympics team accidentally orders 15,000 eggs in Pyeongchang

Egg sandwiches. Bacon and eggs. Egg salad. Eggs on toast. Scrambled eggs, or fried. After taking receipt of 15,000 eggs instead of the 1,500 they wanted, Norway's team at this month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics may have a pretty limited menu.

Feb 09, 2018, 13:55 PM IST

Indian flag raised at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Village

A day before the beginning of the Winter Olympics, the Indian flag was raised at the Games Village at a formal team welcome ceremony. Luger Shiva Keshavan, Indian contingent's chef-de-mission Harjinder Singh and the mayor of the Games Village were present during the brief ceremony.

Feb 09, 2018, 13:49 PM IST

CAS rejects appeal of 13 Russians on the eve of Winter Olympics

A group of 13 Russians lost a last-ditch bid to beat their country's doping ban and take part in the Pyeongchang Olympics on Thursday, the day before the opening ceremony.

Feb 08, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

Retiring Shiva Keshavan aims for last hurrah at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Competing in his sixth and last Winter Olympics, pioneer luger Shiva Keshavan wants to overcome a recent injury and end his international career with a flourish during the Pyeongchang Games, starting this week.

Feb 05, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

IOC says no Winter Olympics for Russians who had life bans Lifted

Fifteen Russian athletes and staff who controversially had their life bans for doping lifted last week will not be invited to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday.

Feb 05, 2018, 11:49 AM IST

Shiva Keshavan gets sponsor for Winter Olympics preparation

Just days before featuring in his sixth Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, India's top luger Shiva Keshavan has got a morale booster as he has got assurance from his sponsors of their continued support that will help him prepare for the Games.

Jan 30, 2018, 16:45 PM IST

Winter Olympics 2018: North, South Korea hockey players team up

 Female hockey players from the rival Koreas were paired up with each other today to form their first-ever Olympic squad during next month’s Pyeongchang Winter Games, as their countries press ahead with rare reconciliation steps following a period of nuclear tensions.

Jan 25, 2018, 18:33 PM IST

IOC to review Pyeongchang 2018 if Games changes approved

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will instantly review the Pyeongchang 2018 winter Olympics and the Tokyo 2020 summer Games if changes are approved at the session next week, President Thomas Bach said on Saturday.

Dec 06, 2014, 18:38 PM IST