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# pyeongchang 2018

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Russia's Olympic ban has been lifted after 'the most difficult months in the history of Russian sports'
The IOC has deemed the nation compliant after the remaining drug tests from the Winter Olympics were negative.
Pics: Winter Olympics conclude with spectacular closing ceremony in Pyeongchang
The Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium hosted the rousing event.
Ester Ledecka makes history in Pyeongchang
The Czech became the first woman to win gold in two sports at a single Winter Olympics with snowboarding success on Saturday.
Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping
Alexander Krushelnitsky was one of 168 Russian athletes who passed rigorous testing to compete as neutrals.
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.
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.
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.
Third doping controversy hits the Winter Olympics
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
The Cork-born skier finished 22nd with just the top 12 going through.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
Jamaican bobsleigh coach quits, threatens to take her sled home
Not ideal preparation for the Olympics.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
American prodigy melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold
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
Meanwhile, skier Pat McMillan placed 61st overall on his debut in the competition.
'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”.
'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.
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.
The Norway-born skier hoping to do Ireland proud at the Winter Olympics
Thomas Westgard chats to The42 about competing at Pyeongchang.
'A disaster': America's figure skating superstar was on his arse on his Olympic debut
Nathan Chen wasn’t the only one who struggled.
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.
Doping-implicated Russian athletes fail in last-minute Olympic bid
Cas rejected the case of 47 athletes this morning.
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.
Outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea among security staff at the Winter Olympics
The military has stepped in as 41 hospitalised with norovirus.
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’.
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’.
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.
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.
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.