Christie ‘desperate’ to keep Olympic dream alive

Elise Christie is “desperate” to overcome an ankle injury to make a final bid for Winter Olympics glory in Pyeongchang.

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French ice dancer suffers wardrobe malfunction on live TV at Winter Olympics

The first notes of Ed Sheeran's Shape Of You had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned.

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Medal-winning Russian curler facing anti-doping procedure

The Court of Arbitration for Sport's anti-doping division has announced it has begun proceedings against medal-winning Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky.

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Russian athlete suspected of failed doping test - report

A Russian athlete competing at the Winter Olympics is suspected of failing a doping test, according to reports in Russia.

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Seamus O'Connor finishes 18th in Halfpipe at PyeongChang

A brilliant first run saw Irish snowboarder Seamus O’Connor within touching distance of qualifying for the half-pipe final at this morning's Winter Olympics qualifying session in PyeongChang.

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Winter Olympics: ‘You’re going up the chairlift and you see these little tornadoes’

The Winter Olympics are supposed to be cold, of course. Just maybe not this cold.

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Sweeping away the curling misconceptions

The tension was thick. The mood was glacial. And the siblings were sparring.

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Thaw in the air even in sub-zero temperatures

In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side yesterday under exploding fireworks that represented peace, not destruction, as the 2018 Winter Olympics opened on a Korean Peninsula riven by generations of anger,
suspicion and bloodshed.

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Irish heart beats strong in Norwegian islander Thomas

Given his surname and upbringing — on a tiny island of fewer than 600 people in Norway — on first glance it seems unlikely that Thomas Westgaard would be competing for Ireland in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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