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Figure skaters let their hair down at gala exhibition event

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Rappers, Spiderman and a sultry tiger took to the ice on Sunday as the world's top skaters let their creativity take over in a gala exhibition, the final figure skating event at the Pyeongchang Games. Galas are a traditional part of any major figure skating competition, allowing fans to glimpse… Read

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Russians win men's ice hockey gold; sing banned anthem

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The Russians triumphed in the no-NHL tournament where they were favored, winning the men's hockey gold medal at a Winter Olympics where they couldn't even be called Team Russia, use their colors or celebrate while listening to their anthem. The Russians sang their national anthem, despite the anthem being banned… Read

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Olympics Medals Table

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Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total Norway 13 14 11 38 Germany 14 10 7 31 Canada 11 8 10 29 United States 9 8 6 23 Netherlands 8 6 6 20 South Korea 5 8 4 17 OA Russia 2 6 9 17 Switzerland 5 6 4 15 France 5… Read

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N Korean delegation arrives for Olympics closing ceremony

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A North Korean delegation led by a controversial former general arrived in South Korea to attend Sunday's closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and hold meetings with top South Korean officials. Ivanka Trump, the U.S. president's daughter and adviser, will also attend the ceremony. The North's delegation is headed… Read

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German sweep: Friedrich wins 4-man Olympic gold medal

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Shut out in Sochi, the German bobsled program swept every other nation away in Pyeongchang. Francesco Friedrich drove to the four-man bobsledding gold medal Sunday, capping an absolutely dominant showing by the Germans on the sliding track at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Friedrich and his team of Candy Bauer, Martin Grothkopp… Read

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Sweden wins gold in women's curling

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Sweden beat South Korea 8-3 to claim their third women's curling gold medal in four Winter Games on Sunday, ending the "Garlic Girls" fairytale Olympic run that captivated the home nation. While Sweden confirmed their status as the dominant force in women's curling, Korea's silver marked a major Asian breakthrough… Read

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IOC recommends upholding ban of Russia through Winter Games

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The International Olympic Committee executive board has recommended upholding the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The full membership is to vote on the proposal Sunday ahead of the closing ceremony, and exclusion would mean the 168 athletes competing here as "Olympic Athletes from Russia" would not be… Read

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Speedskater Takagi surges to mass start gold

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Japanese speedskater Nana Takagi unleashed a late surge of explosive speed to pass Dutchwoman Irene Schouten on the inside of the final corner and claim an Olympic gold medal in the women's mass start at the Gangneung Oval on Saturday. South Korean Kim Bo-reum slipped into the channel created by… Read

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Japan wins bronze in women's curling

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Japan claimed their first Olympic curling medal on Saturday when Satsuki Fujisawa's foursome scored a point in each of the final three ends to edge Britain 5-3 and win the bronze. Japan's win guarantees Asia will have two teams on the medal podium with South Korea taking on Sweden in… Read

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As Olympics wrap up, still no coverage in North Korea

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While hundreds of millions of the world's people get ready to watch the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday, North Koreans are still waiting to see the first event. The lack of news at home is a stark contrast with how North Korea's made-for-the-cameras delegation at the… Read

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