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Maame Biney Is Now Down To Her Last Shot In The Winter Olympics

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The first black woman on U.S. Olympic short-track team knocked out of 500-meter event.
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To avoid defection, North Korea Olympic athletes kept under 24 hour guard, including pee breaks

To avoid defection, North Korea Olympic athletes kept under 24 hour guard, including pee breaks

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Reports indicate that North Korea's 500-strong team of athletes, cheerleaders and officials at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are being watched 24 hours a day to prevent them from defecting from the secretive state.
According to CNN , rather than room with teammates, North Korean competitors have been forced to share sleeping arrangements with private minders in a move designed to make sure they don't run away.
The delegation includes Kim Jong Un's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, who has been the focus of media attention during an apparent thawing of relations between the two bitterly...
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Shaun White Is Damn Near Perfect In His Winter Olympics Comeback

Shaun White Is Damn Near Perfect In His Winter Olympics Comeback

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The two-time gold medalist notched a spectacular score in halfpipe and is on his way to the final.
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What time is it in South Korea at the Winter Olympics? How to calculate hours ahead

What time is it in South Korea at the Winter Olympics? How to calculate hours ahead

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If you're interested in knowing how your time zone translates to what's going on in Pyeongchang, you're in luck
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Winter Olympics 2018 TV schedule: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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Highlights include figure skating, women's alpine skiing and men's snowboarding in prime time on NBC.
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Rising Stars: Troy Terry

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Ryan Mayer
With the 2018 Winter Olympics set to get underway, CBS Local Sports will be profiling five young, up-and-coming, Olympic athletes whose names you will likely hear a lot during the course of the Games. These athletes are our “Rising Stars” for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.
Team USA hockey looks a little bit different this year. That's because for the first time since the 1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer, the roster won't be made up of guys from the NHL ranks. Instead, due to the league's unwillingness to allow their players to participate in this year's Games, the...
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Best AR Winter Olympics experiences

Best AR Winter Olympics experiences

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Immerse yourself in the Olympics, thanks to your phone.
Like every version of the Olympics, there are exciting new attempts to bring new concepts into storytelling at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. With 4K streaming video and every moment being captured and shared with the world thanks to our televisions, the storytelling methods coming from our phones are the focus on new life this time around. And in several cases, the vehicle for that storytelling is augmented reality. Thanks to ARKit , we have a couple of apps on the iPhone ready to immerse you in the Olympics in new and admittedly...
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Winter Olympics 2018: Full TV schedule, USA medal count, channels, stream, dates

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Here's everything you need to know to binge on NBC's Olympics coverage on Tuesday
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Hackers Targeted the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony to ‘Embarrass' South Korea

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A cyberattack paralyzed internet networks at the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in what appeared to be a bid to embarrass the organizers.
Hacking caused both LAN and WiFi communications to fail during the opening ceremony on Feb. 9 and prevented tickets from being printed from the Olympics website, according to Yu Chae-yeon, a spokeswoman for the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The systems were restored at around 8 a.m. the following day and organizers are investigating who was behind the attack, she said.
The incident underscores the threat of hacking even as South Korea...
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199 Norovirus Cases Have Been Confirmed at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Five more cases of norovirus have been reported at the Pyeongchang Olympics, bringing the total confirmed cases to 199 since the beginning of the month.
Of the new cases reported Tuesday, two are in Pyeongchang and two are in Gangneung, the South Korean city where ice sports are taking place.
Authorities say 154 of those affected have recovered and been released from quarantine.
Earlier in the Olympics, about 1,200 security workers were sequestered over norovirus fears, forcing the military to step in to help with security.
Norovirus is a common, infectious bug that causes symptoms...
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Olympic Hockey Day 5 Preview

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Throughout the entire 2018 Winter Games, NBC Olympics staff will preview the upcoming slate of hockey games and recap the prior days action. The men's tournament kicks off on Day 5, while the a quartet of women's teams wrap up preliminary-round play in the busiest day of hockey yet in PyeongChang. Mens Tournament Team USA begins its pursuit of the gold medal on the mens side with a game against Slovenia. Without active NHL players in PyeongChang, the U.S. will rely on a roster filled with veterans playing in international leagues.
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U.S. Flag-Bearer Erin Hamlin Misses Out On A Medal In Luge

U.S. Flag-Bearer Erin Hamlin Misses Out On A Medal In Luge

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Erin Hamlin, the first American ever to win an Olympic medal in singles luge, couldn't repeat her feat at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea. (Image credit: Mohd Rasfan/AFP/Getty Images)
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Aly Raisman on Body Image and Her Favorite Winter Olympic Sport

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We caught up with Aly Raisman to get her take on shooting for SI Swimsuit again, being a role model for young women, and what her favorite winter Olympic sport is.
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Fifteen of the best photos from today's 2018 Winter Olympics

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Day 5 of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.
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Gold medal for enthusiasm: All eyes on N. Korea's cheerleaders in PyeongChang

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North Korea's cheerleading squad has become the unlikely center of attention at this year's Winter Olympics, mesmerizing audiences with their highly synchronized routines.
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Gough finishes third to earn Canada its first-ever medal in women's luge

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PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of - Alex Gough won Canada's first-ever Olympic luge medal Tuesday, grabbing bronze in the women's singles race at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.
Competing at her fourth Olympics, the Calgary native finished with a combined four-run time of three minutes 5.64 seconds.
German Natalie Geisenberger captured her second consecutive gold medal in 3:05.232 while compatriot Tatjana Huefner was second in 3:05.599.
Gough sat third after Monday night's first two runs with a combined time of 1:32.645 to put her just 0.191 seconds back of Geisenberger at the Olympic Sliding...
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Geoff and Allyson get to chat with Nigel at Winter Olympics

Geoff and Allyson get to chat with Nigel at Winter Olympics

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Son of North Korea Prisoner: Don't Forget About My Dad During Olympics

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The son of an American who has been held by North Korea for about nine months is pleading for those watching the Winter Olympics not to forget about his father's plight.
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Death Lurks at the Winter Olympics

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The Winter Olympics are having some trouble with the winter part

The Winter Olympics are having some trouble with the winter part

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PYEONGCHANG - Five days into Pyeongchang 2018, the biggest problem of these Winter Olympics is something that everyone probably should have seen coming: Winter.
Bitter cold and harsh winds have impacted everything from the Opening Ceremony to some of the signature events, and have left organizers scrambling to keep schedules moving, in at least one instance leading to angry complaints from competitors.
Carla Somaini, of Switzerland, crashes during the women's slopestyle final.
The first sign that these would be a Games unlike others in recent memory - held in the decidedly moderate climate...
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