Road to PyeongChang

  • Korean curlers through to final
    Korea’s ‘Garlic Girls’ win thriller to reach curling final

    South Korea’s women have completed their remarkable run to the gold medal game of the Olympic curling tournament. In a dramatic semi-final, Kim Eun-jung’s team needed an extra end to beat Japan 8-7. Only Sweden stand between the hosts and a surprise gold, after the Swedes beat Great Britain 10-5. High drama in Gangneung Ranked

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    Maddie Rooney: the USA’s smiling Secretary of Defense

    At elite level sport, margins are always fine. But none will have been much closer than in the women’s Olympic ice hockey. There was not a puck’s width difference between the USA and Canada. The two heavyweight adversaries, who know all each others’ strengths and weaknesses, traded blows for a gruelling eighty minutes. Still there

  • South Korea's women's curling team on the ice at PyeongChang 2018
    PyeongChang 2018: Ladies’ Figure Skating Showdown, Curling, And More To Watch On Friday 23rd Feb

    What happened on Thursday: The United States’ women’s hockey team finally broke their Olympic streak, beating four-time defending champions Canada in the gold medal game after an epic overtime duel that ended in a shootout. Their 20-year old goaltender Maddie Rooney saved the decisive shot from Meghan Agosta to give the U.S. their first title since

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    K-Pop Closing Ceremony Line-Up Sending Social Media into Spin

    The K-pop revolution is gathering pace! The Olympic Closing Ceremony is traditionally seen as a way of bringing the world together as one, as well as handing over the Games to the next host nation. It has also become tradition to showcase the best of the incumbent host’s culture, especially through music, while the world’s

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    PyeongChang 2018: Gold medal hockey, Marcel Hirscher, and more to watch on Thursday 22nd Feb

    What happened on Wednesday: Italy’s Sofia Goggia won the women’s Downhill race, holding off Norway’s Ragnhild Mowinckel by 0.09 seconds as the USA’s Lindsey Vonn ended her Olympic career with a second bronze medal to add to her gold from Vancouver. Germany’s Lisa Buckwitz and Mariama Jamanka narrowly claimed gold in the women’s Bobsleigh, edging the

  • German ‘Customs Officials’ Sweep up Nordic Combined Medals

    The event may be called Nordic Combined, but on this day in PyeongChang it was all about Germany. Having built a lead in the ski jumping stage of the event, Japan’s Akito Watabe took a one-second advantage into the cross-country section, hoping to build upon his silver medal at Sochi 2014. However it was Norway’s

  • 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.

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    Big Air Favourite Didn’t Even Start Snowboarding Until 18!

    Record breaker, history maker, Anna Gasser’s awesome snowboard story begins without a snowboard. At 17 the gymnast had to convince her parents to allow her follow her snowboard dreams, by 18 she was already competing and now eight years later she’s a Big Air world champion, X-Games champion, US Open champion, 2x FIS World Cup

  • USA Canada hockey
    USA and Canada set up next chapter of their enduring Olympic rivalry

      Get ready for another enthralling installment of the enduring rivalry between Canada and the USA in women’s ice hockey. Once more, the pair will contest Olympic gold after straightforward semi-final victories in PyeongChang. USA brushed aside Finland 5-0, while reigning Olympic champions Canada defeated OAR by the same scoreline. Now they will face off

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    Incredible finish sees Canada and Germany share two-man bob gold

      Another day. Another unbelievable finish at the Olympics. This time in the two-man bobsleigh, as Germany and Canada shared gold. After four runs of the track, there was nothing to choose between the bobs of Justin Kripps and Francesco Friedrich. The teams were both left with a total time of 3 minutes, 16.86 seconds.