Five things

  • Watch bobsleigh on Wednesday
    PyeongChang 2018: Women’s Downhill, ice hockey playoffs, and more to watch on Wednesday

      What happened on Tuesday: Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada ended their Olympic careers with a gold medal in the Ice Dance competition. The duo, who have been partners for 20 years, used their lead from Monday’s world record setting short program to hold off France’s Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron in the overall score.

  • Virtue and Moir
    PyeongChang 2018: Virtue and Moir’s greatness, men’s hockey, and more to watch on Tuesday

    What happened on Monday:  It’s a double gold in the Two-Man bobsleigh, as the teams of Germany’s Thorsten Margis and Francesco Friedrich and Canada’s Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz both finished their four heats with a cumulative time of 3:16.86. The tie means that both teams will receive gold medals, with bronze going to the

  • Monday at PyeongChang 2018
    PyeongChang 2018: Women’s hockey semis, ice dance and more to watch on Monday

    What happened in PyeongChang on Sunday: Marcel Hirscher dominated the field to win the gold in men’s giant slalom. After gold had eluded him in his previous Winter Games appearances, the Austrian is showing the same type of performance in PyeongChang that he’s displayed on the World Cup circuit for years. France’s Martin Fourcade won an epic

  • What to watch on Sunday
    PyeongChang 2018: Marcel Hirscher, freestyle skiing, and more to watch on Sunday

    What happened on Saturday: Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu earned his second consecutive men’s Singles Figure Skating title, becoming the 1000th medal event winner in the history of the Winter Games. Ester Ledecka was an unlikely winner in the women’s Super-G.  The 22-year-old Czech, who is most famous for competing in snowboarding, surpassed Austria’s Tina Veith by a

  • Short Track on Saturday
    PyeongChang 2018: Hanyu’s dominance, Super-G, and more to watch on Saturday

    What happened on Friday: Matthias Mayer of Austria overcame a rough crash in the men’s Downhill on Thursday to win the Super-G on Friday, beating Beat Feuz of Switzerland by 0.13 seconds and Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud by 0.18 seconds. Jansrud’s bronze was his second medal in as many days after his silver in the Downhill.

  • What to watch on Friday
    PyeongChang 2018: Ghana’s first skeleton racer, Shiffrin goes for gold again, and more to watch on Friday

    What happened on Thursday: Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot of Germany were surprise winners in pairs figure skating. The duo came back from a fourth-place showing in the short program on Wednesday to eclipse China’s Sui Wenjing and Han Cong, who made several errors on their jumps, by less than half a point. Mikaela Shiffrin won the

  • Svindal on sunday
    PyeongChang 2018: Men’s Downhill, Team Figure Skating, and More to Watch on Sunday

    WHAT HAPPENED SATURDAY: Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla won the first gold medal of the PyeongChang Olympics with her victory in the women’s 15km skiathlon, finishing 7.8 seconds ahead of Norway’s Marit Bjoergen, whose silver gives her 11 total Olympic medals, the most in history for a female winter athlete. Germany’s Andreas Wellinger took the men’s normal hill

  • Five PyeongChang stars chasing a first Olympic gold

    Some of the biggest stars of the winter sports world have never won Olympic gold. Here are five trying to change that trend at the Games…  Marcel Hirscher  Few alpine skiers have been more dominant on the slopes than the Austrian. Hirscher boasts 14 World Cup titles, and is this season bidding for a seventh

  • Bobsleigh’s feelgood factor – five reasons why Nigeria could be a hit in PyeongChang

    Nigeria’s women’s bobsled team has qualified for the Olympic Winter Games – and looks certain to provide one of the feelgood stories of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Here’s why: Pioneers The trio of Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omega will be the first athletes from Nigeria to compete at a Winter Games. Furthermore,

  • Five reasons to follow short track speed skating

    The course is short, and so is the wait time between the opening ceremony and the first short track speed skating medal event in PyeongChang, as the men’s 1500m final takes place just 24 hours after competitors march into Olympic Stadium. There will be eight total short track speed skating events before the Games are done