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Yun Sung-Bin poised to win South Korea's first skeleton medal

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Yun Sung-Bin, the South Korean skeleton star, has a commanding lead heading into the final day of competition. If he's able to hold on for a medal, it would be the first for South Korea in any sliding event.
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Matt Dalton's strong night between the pipes

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South Korean goaltender Matt Dalton saved 38 of 40 shots in his Olympic debut as South Korea fell to the Czech Republic 2-1.
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Recap: Czech Republic 2, South Korea 1

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A short-handed goal from Michal Repik proved the difference at the Gangneung Hockey Centre as the Czech Republic edged South Korea 2-1.
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Hosts impress in debut as Czech Republic edges South Korea

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The Czech Republic may have triumphed against South Korea 2-1 to open its Olympic campaign, but at the end of 60 minutes, it was clear that the hostsNo. 21 in the world compared to the Czechs No. 6 rankingvery much belong in this years Olympic field. South Korea took the ice in a raucous Gangneung Hockey Centre and showed no fear taking on its heavily favored opponents. The Koreans established an aggressive forecheck and played physically from the start, and it paid dividends early.
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Your Designs: Olympic Logos for Russia and the Two Koreas

6 monthes ago   |   By

As punishment for an elaborate doping scheme, athletes from Russia competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics wore neutral uniforms. And for the first time, North and South Korea marched together at the opening ceremony, under a unified flag. Both could have used better designs, so we asked you, our readers, to come up with a new Russian logo and a united flag for the two Koreas. Here's what you designed.
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Czech Republic hits back with two goals

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A power-play goal from Jan Kovar and a short-handed score from Michal Repik turned the tables on South Korea in the first period, giving the Czech Republic a 2-1 lead.
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North Carolina native Randi Griffin makes history for Team Korea

6 monthes ago   |   By

History was made Wednesday morning when Randi Griffin scored the first ever goal for the unified Korea womens ice hockey team in a game against rival Japan. The goal game 149 minutes and 31 seconds into the tournament for Korea. She did in front of a 4,000-plus home crowd in the Kwandong Hockey Centre. Griffins goal closed the gap in a 2-0 deficit at the time. Griffins coach Sarah Murray remarked, "It's incredible after all the pressure and everything that's happening to our team to get a goal and actually win that period.
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Cho Min-ho scores South Korea's first-ever Olympic goal

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Forward Cho Min-ho lights the lamp to score the first Olympic goal in South Korean history and give the hosts a shock 1-0 lead against the Czech Republic.
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