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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Winter Olympics

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Winter Olympic Village: Day Five
History was made in women’s downhill, Germany continued their luge domination and Canada defeated the US in hockey.
Why they gave out two gold medals in downhill skiing instead of breaking down the times to 1/1000th of a second
We have the technology but Olympics chiefs decided against splitting the pair.
Here's what the Winter Olympics look like from space
This is what NASA was founded for, right?
Winter Olympic Village: Day Four
Seamus O’Connor, the sorry state of Shaun White and much more (non-snowboarding) news from the Games today.
Seamus O’Connor falls short in halfpipe semi-finals
Ireland’s teen snowboarder eliminated after finishing ninth in semi-finals.
American luger Kate Hansen warms up by dancing to Beyonce
She’s our new favourite.
What's Seamus O'Connor listening to? 'A little bit of the Dubliners, then maybe some Kesha'
Irish snowboarder in eighth place after his first run in halfpipe qualification this morning
BBC News mixes up the Irish and Indian Olympic teams
Hey! That’s us!
9 stages of inadequacy you feel while watching the Winter Olympics
Look at all the people who are so much better than us.
A snowboarder crashed so hard her helmet broke on Sochi's 'sketchy' slopestyle course
Sarka Pancochova was lucky to escape serious injury at the Winter Olympics.
Russian snowboarder puts phone number on helmet, gets avalanche of nude photos
Alexey Sobolev became the most popular man in Russia after sharing his digits on the slopes.
Well these Winter Olympics competitors have some very unfortunate names
Winter Olympic Village: Day Two, wrap
Russia’s 15-year-old rising star Julia Lipnitskaia is talk of the Games after winning a gold today.
Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen
The American freeskier, who is competing at the Winter Olympics, was misdiagnosed for 14 years before discovering she had Lyme disease.
It’s Sunday so here are 15 of our favourite sporting images from the past week
Featuring the Super Bowl, the Winter Olympics and Ireland’s Six Nations campaign.
A young BOD and nightmare hotels in Sochi: Some of the week’s best sportswriting
Pour yourself a coffee and enjoy the best sports-related articles of the past seven days.
Olympic snowboarder writes phone number on his helmet, gets so many naked pictures his iPhone breaks
Top marks for effort.
7 scandals that rocked the world of the Winter Olympics
Yes, Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan top the bill.
Awkward Russian police choir sings Get Lucky at Sochi opening ceremony
And it’s incredible. Here are some GIFs.
Poll: Will you support the Irish athletes at the Winter Olympics?
Are you in? Or are you not interested at all?
19 of the best pics from the Winter Olympics opening ceremony
Russia produced a spectacular show as one of the year’s most hotly-anticipated sporting events got underway.
The best Twitter reactions to the Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony
From broken rings to dancing beards and lads in ludicrous shorts the Opening Ceremony certainly captivated the online community.
Flight diverted after bomb threat man demands to be taken to Sochi
The threat came as the Winter Olympics got under way.
Err Russia, you're missing an Olympic ring
Insert joke here…
Dad of Irish teen snowboarder Seamus O'Connor focused on health rather than medals
Kevin O’Connor is a doctor who specialises in brain injuries.
15 tweets that prove that Sochi isn't exactly ready for the Olympics
It’s a bit of a mess, lads.
Column: As the Winter Olympics kick off in Russia, let's consider oppression in all its forms
The situation in Russia is one of the more extreme examples of LGBT rights abuses in the world, but let’s not run the risk of thinking that our community is wholly welcoming by comparison, writes Kevin Donohue.
Channel 4 welcomes the Winter Olympics with gay mountain 'bearlesque'
It’s out there.
Ireland's snowboarder Seamus O'Connor through to semi-finals of Slopestyle
The US born teenager came 13th in this morning’s heat.
Tara Lipinski's Big Lebowski-themed figure skating routine is just awesome
‘Hey careful man, there’s a beverage here.’
Lyne King: Conor to carry Irish flag at Sochi opening ceremony
The Winter Olympics opening ceremony takes place on Friday.
Gay rights student protest takes place at Russian Embassy in Dublin
Last year, Russia banned the promotion and providing of information on homosexuality to under 18-year-olds.
Sewage, strays and… is that what I think it is? There are nightmare travel stories coming from Sochi
Oh, you wanted clean water?
Bad news, toilet fishing is no longer allowed at the Sochi Olympics
Thousands are thought to have cancelled flights in disappointment*. *No one has cancelled flights in disappointment.
'If you make one mistake in skiing, you're done' -- Ireland's Conor Lyne ready to seize Olympic moment
With strong roots in Kerry and Limerick, Conor Lyne will feel right at home when he skis for Ireland at the Winter Olympics.
Sochi course 'dangerous,' says Ireland's Seamus O'Connor
16-year-old has called for changes to prevent injury at the Winter Olympics.
Florence Bell: Ireland's skiier ready for Sochi after pipping her sister to Olympic place
17-year-old from Birmingham will represent Ireland in downhill and giant slalom skiing.
The Cork-born athlete who’s representing Ireland at the Winter Olympics
Despite spending most of his life in Canada, Jan Rossiter tells that there was never any doubt over which country he would compete for in Sochi.
Ireland’s Jan Rossiter: ‘We certainly can’t ignore Russia’s stance on homosexuality’
The Cork-born Winter Olympian on “the flawed world that we live in”.
Seamus O'Connor: 16-year-old snowboarding prodigy 'honoured' to fly Irish flag in Sochi
O’Connor holds Ireland’s best chance of success when the Winter Olympics get underway next week.