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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Winter Olympics

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'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.
'Cool Runnings was good aul' craic but you could make a far better film about the Irish story'
Ireland made their Winter Olympics debut in the bobsleigh event at Albertville in 1992.
US warns against falling for North Korea's charm offensive as Kim offers olive branch to South
South Korean president Moon Jae-in has been invited to Pyongyang.
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.
Iran's Winter Olympians demand apology after mobile phone controversy
Games organisers had refused to give certain athletes the Galaxy Note 8 devices from sponsor Samsung.
US Vice President to be in same room as North Korean head of state - but 'no intention' for meeting
Mike Pence is scheduled to be in the same room as a senior North Korean official at the opening ceremony.
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’.
North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics
They’ll compete in hockey, figure skating, short-track speed skating, cross-country skiing and Alpine skiing.
Hand of friendship: North and South Korea will compete together at the Winter Olympics
They’ll be sending a joint ice hockey team and will march under a “unification flag”.
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’.
Unified Korean ice hockey team proposed for Winter Olympics
For the first time, South Korea and North Korea could field a unified team at a multi-sport competition.
British bobsledder to miss Winter Olympics after suffering stroke
Welshman Bruce Tasker is expected to make a full recovery.
North Korea will take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea following talks
Officials from the North and South have held their first official talks in more than two years.
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.
Gold-medal bobsledder Zubkov stripped of Olympic titles
Four more Russian athletes have been banned from competing due to anti-doping rule violations.
Nigerian women's bobsled team become the first from Africa to ever qualify for Winter Olympics
They will compete at next year’s games in Pyeongchang after crowd-funding $150,000.
American Olympic skater banned for 4 years after doping with fertility drug
Speed skater Chris Creveling was caught with the substance which boosts testosterone levels in the body.
Russian Anti-Doping Agency claim official was misquoted over doping cover-up 'admission'
The New York Times article was published yesterday.
Defiant Putin questions legitimacy of damning McLaren report
The Russian president is questioning the integrity of Dr Grigory Rodchenkov, the whistleblowe whose evidence was a key part of the Wada-requested study.
The best Irish sports team you've never heard of
Ailsa Anderson chats to The42 about her side’s unlikely success story.
How an ex-Garda went from the depths of depression to Winter Olympics hopeful
Dublin-based skeleton (bobsleigh) athlete, Brendan Doyle, chats to The42 about his future ambitions.
There's a wee problem with the mountain at the heart of Beijing's Winter Olympics... there's no snow!
Some of the big highlights of the 2022 games will take place on man-made snow.
Beijing has been chosen to host another Olympic Games
It will become the first city to have held both the Summer and Winter Olympics in 2022.
17-year-old Irish snowboarder earns top-10 finish in Slopestyle World Championships final
The teenager previously competed at Sochi for Ireland.
Ice, artistry and AIDS: the tragic story of Olympic champion John Curry
Bill Jones’ detailed look at the troubled figure-skater was nominated for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year.
Vanessa-Mae found to have fiddled her way into Winter Olympics
The violinist has now been banned from skiing for four years.
The Winter Olympics are going to either Oslo, Beijing or Almaty in 2022
Bring a good warm coat.
Determined cat desperately wants to catch these Olympic lugers...
…Only problem is, they’re on TV.
Now that Sochi's over, here's 5 Winter Sports you can try in Ireland
From snowboarding to curling, there’s a chance you could make the next Winter Olympics.
Winter Olympic Village, Day 14
We revisit the penultimate day of action in Sochi
Conor Lyne ensures Ireland sign off from Sochi on a positive note
Mario Matt claims slalom gold as Ireland’s interest in the Winter Olympics comes to an end.
'Loser Keeps Bieber' bet on Olympic hockey game goes hilariously wrong
This amazing billboard really sums it all up.