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The secret behind Norway's Winter Olympic success

It's a nation made up of only 5.2 million people, but as far as the Winter Olympics goes Norway is on top of the world. More>>

Canada wins ice hockey bronze against Czech Republic

They were expected to win the gold, but Canada's men's hockey team will leave the Winter Games with a bronze medal. More>>

Mikaela Shiffrin: five medals at same Olympics may be unachievable

American skiing superstar Mikaela Shiffrin says her dream of winning five gold medals in the same Winter Olympics may be impossible to achieve. More>>

US 'Rejects' shock Sweden to win men's curling gold

The US men's curling team, once known as "The Rejects," pulled off one the great upsets of the PyeongChang Olympics by beating favorites Sweden 10-7 to clinch an historic gold medal. More>>

Ester Ledecka makes history with double gold in skiing, snowboarding

Ester Ledecka would have been celebrated had she left Pyeongchang 2018 with just one Olympic gold -- but the Czech will now return to Prague as a two-time Olympic champion and a remarkable two-sport history-maker. More>>

Winter Olympics: Kenya's only ice hockey team aims for Beijing 2022

At the Gangneung Olympic Park, five men are the focus of attention. More>>

Winter Olympics 2018: Norway and Sweden's cross-country skiing cold war

Sport is built on great rivalries and perhaps greatness cannot truly be achieved without the presence of a nemesis. More>>

Alina Zagitova becomes first Russian to win gold after intense skating final

Alina Zagitova has won gold in the women's ice skating, becoming the first Russian athlete to win the top medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. More>>

Police officer dies after clashes at Athletic Bilbao vs. Spartak Moscow game

A police officer has died as rival fans violently clashed before a European soccer game between Spanish club Athletic Bilbao and Russian team Spartak Moscow. More>>

Winter Olympics day 14: Results and live updates

By Henry Young, Euan McKirdy and James Griffiths CNN () -- TM & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved. More>>

US men shock Canada in curling, reach gold medal game

The USA men's curling team is guaranteed an Olympic medal -- and it upset a powerhouse team to do it. More>>

Winter Olympics day 13: As it happened

By Henry Young, Euan McKirdy and James Griffiths CNN () -- TM & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved. More>>

What's it like to be your country's only competitor at the Winter Olympics?

To be your country's only hope, the sole focus of attention. No-one else to carry the flag or share the burden of expectation. It can be a lonely life, it can be stressful. But, in the end, the glory is all yours. More>>

Shock as Marcel Hirscher crashes out of slalom, Sweden's Myhrer wins gold

In one of the biggest shocks of the 2018 Winter Olympics, Austrian great Marcel Hirscher crashed out of the men's slalom, squandering his chance of claiming a third gold medal. More>>

Shiffrin, Vonn miss out on gold in the Olympics alpine combined

It was the first time they had clashed in an Olympics event but Mikaela Shiffrin had to settle for silver while Lindsey Vonn crashed out as Switzerland's Michelle Gisin took gold in the alpine combined. More>>

US beat Canada to take women's ice hockey gold for first time since 1998

After an absolute nail-biter of a match, which went to overtime and then a penalty shootout, the US has finally broken Canada's stranglehold on women's Olympic hockey. More>>

Russian curlers hand back Olympic medals amid doping probe

Two Russian curlers have given back their Winter Olympic bronze medals after one of them, Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, tested positive for the banned substance meldonium. More>>

Scapegoated South Korean skater receives apology from teammates

The public scapegoating of a South Korean speed skater by two of her teammates has prompted more than 500,000 people to sign a petition calling for the duo to be banned. More>>

Olympic ice skating: Medvedeva sets world record, then Zagitova breaks it

Russian ice skater Evgenia Medvedeva broke her own world record in the women's short program Wednesday, only to have her compatriot overtake her minutes later. More>>

Gus Kenworthy: How a kiss can be more rewarding than a medal

Gus Kenworthy made the headlines at PyeongChang 2018 not for a medal, or a nasty fall, but for a peck on the lips with his boyfriend -- and he couldn't be happier. More>>

Winter Olympics day 12: As it happened

By Matias Grez, Euan McKirdy and James Griffiths CNN () -- TM & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved. More>>

Tiger Woods to bring the 'fire' after being named Ryder Cup vice captain

A month on from his long-awaited return to the PGA Tour, Tiger Woods is officially back on the US Ryder Cup team. More>>

Lindsey Vonn takes bronze in Olympic downhill behind Italy's Sofia Goggia

Lindsey Vonn said she "left it all on the line" as she had to settle for bronze in downhill in what is likely to be her final Olympics. More>>

Skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir on their relationship: It's 'unique'

They won gold performing to the "Moulin Rouge" soundtrack and sent the internet into meltdown. This is the couple whose chemistry and passion people just can't stop talking about after their performance in the ice dance... More>>

Jamaican women's bobsled team makes Olympic bow after rocky time

The Jamaican women's bobsleigh team hasn't had the smoothest Winter Olympics. Their German coach quit last week and the team only secured a sled to race at the last minute. More>>

Roger Federer on retirement: 'I'm looking forward to it'

Given the form he's been showing in the last 14 months, most people aren't surprised that Roger Federer is once again world No. 1. More>>

Why Japan is in thrall to skater Yuzuru Hanyu

Japan is in thrall to Yuzuru Hanyu following the successful defense of his Olympic single skating title on Saturday, after he became the first male figure skater since 1952 to win back-to-back skating golds. More>>

Cheerleaders, swirling winds, golden feats -- Life at PyeongChang 2018

In the mountains of Pyeongchang the sun dazzles off the pristine snow, even if a bitter wind bites and swirls. More>>

Slovenian ice hockey player fails drug test at PyeongChang Games

Slovenian ice hockey player Ziga Jeglic has been suspended for the remainder of the 2018 Winter Olympics after testing positive for doping. More>>

Winter Olympics: Golden comeback for Canadian skaters Moir and Virtue

Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir capped an incredible return to form, winning gold Tuesday in the final of the Ice Dance competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. More>>

Winter Olympics: Meet Lindsey Vonn's furry friends

It hasn't been easy for US skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn in recent months as she received a torrent of online abuse after saying she wouldn't visit the White House if she won Olympics gold in Pyeongchang. More>>

Barry Bennell: 31 years in jail for soccer's 'devil incarnate'

Barry Bennell, the serial pedophile whose abuse of young boys rocked the world of British soccer, was described as "the devil incarnate" after being sentenced to 31 years in jail on Monday. More>>

Is the CrossFit Open the biggest sporting competition on Earth?

Half a million athletes directly competing against each other on a level playing field at the same time. A logistical and practical impossibility, right? More>>

Lindsey Vonn: 'I'm not going to back down' to online abuse

Trolled on social media, Lindsey Vonn has a message for the people targeting her online -- they haven't "won." More>>

Discounted: The Winter Olympics' greatest underdogs

Some Olympians are destined for greatness, others are there just to make up the numbers, but some manage to defy expectations or even shock the world. More>>

LeBron James triumphant in a new NBA All-Star Game format

A team led by LeBron James prevailed against a squad headed by rival Stephen Curry on Sunday night, 148-145, in the league's first player-drafted NBA All-Star Game. More>>

Russian Olympic curler suspected of failing drugs test

Russian curler Aleksandr Krushelnitckii is suspected of failing a doping test at the PyeongChang Olympic Games. More>>

Team USA's biggest Winter Olympic team nabs few medals (so far)

They came to Pyeongchang with mountains of accolades, heaps of expectations and more airtime than an Olympic ski jumper. More>>

Gus Kenworthy's kiss with boyfriend a 'moment to celebrate'

It was a tender moment between two men in love, an openly gay Olympian kissing his boyfriend at the bottom of the hill during the ski slopestyle event. More>>

Winter Olympics day 10: Results and live updates

By Matias Grez, Euan McKirdy and James Griffiths CNN (CNN) -- TM & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved. More>>

Norway's Braaten beats strong field to win Olympic men's ski slopestyle

Oystein Braaten's boxer shorts have never been luckier. More>>

Marcel Hirscher makes Olympic history with second gold

Marcel Hirscher had never won an Olympic gold medal before PyeongChang. More>>

Winter Olympics day 9: Results and live updates

By Matias Grez, Joshua Berlinger and Marc Lourdes CNN (CNN) -- TM & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved. More>>

'I sleep well at night,' says skier Lindsey Vonn as she answers hate tweets

Lindsey Vonn had barely finished her first race at PyeongChang 2018 when the online abuse resumed. More>>

Vonn's Olympic dreams dashed as Ledecka goes on fairytale run

It was a fairy tale at the women's super-G in PyeongChang -- but not for Lindsey Vonn. More>>

Bjoergen matches all-time medal record with relay gold for Norway

Marit Bjoergen tied the all-time Winter Olympic record of 13 career medals Saturday as she led Norway to gold in 4x5-kilometer cross-country skiing relay. . More>>

Yuzuru Hanyu leads glorious Japanese Olympic skating finish

Defending Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu completed his stunning comeback from injury to win the men's single skating event and claim Japan's first gold medal at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. More>>

Gus Kenworthy to ski with broken thumb: 'But it does prevent me from shaking Pence's hand'

Gus Kenworthy might have broken his thumb, but there's an upside to the injury, according to the freestyle skier. More>>

Why Winnie the Pooh is skater Yuzuru Hanyu's lucky charm

Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu takes to the ice at the Gangneung Ice Arena this weekend with the aim of solidifying his reputation as the most "complete athlete in figure skating" -- with a little help from Winnie the Pooh. More>>

Winter Olympics day 7: As it happened

By Matias Grez, Euan McKirdy and James Griffiths CNN () -- TM & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved. More>>

The Jamaican women's bobsled team needed a sled when its coach left. A beer company stepped up

In just the nick of time, the Jamaican women's bobsled team appears to have secured a sled ahead of the group's Olympic debut. More>>

Favorite Mikaela Shiffrin misses out on slalom medal at Olympics

Less than 24 hours after her triumph in the giant slalom came a reminder that Olympic titles do not come easily, not even for phenomenal talents like Mikaela Shiffrin. More>>

It's a family affair: Meet New Zealand's remarkable sibling skiing quartet

They're skiing's answer to the Von Trapp family. Four brothers, three of who have competed in a Winter Olympics, with another about to make his Olympic bow at PyeongChang 2018. More>>

If office life were like the Olympics, here are 5 things you already do that deserve a medal

While the world's brightest and strongest toil away in Pyeongcheng, you're probably toiling away under the fluorescent lights of your office. There's no shame in that. Just because you don't have lats of steel or half a... More>>

Tongan Pita Taufatofua: 'We were racing not to come last'

Tongan flag-bearer Pita Taufatofua was brutally honest about his ambitions ahead of his Winter Olympics debut. More>>

Norway's Svindal makes history as oldest Olympic skiing champion

He's one of Norway's best-loved and most successful winter athletes and now Aksel Lund Svindal has made history by becoming the oldest skier to win Olympic gold and his country's first in the speed discipline. More>>

Victor Santos — From the favelas to the slopes of PyeongChang 2018

Victor Santos used to be just like many of the children in Sao Paulo's biggest favela. More>>

Winter Olympics day 6: As it happened

By Nell Lewis, Henry Young, Euan McKirdy and James Griffiths CNN () -- TM & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved. More>>

Volvo Ocean Race: The man who made history with drones

It was a first in sailing, shedding new light on an event taking place hundreds of kilometers from the shoreline. More>>

Teenage snowboarder Red Gerard wins first Team USA gold medal

Teenager Red Gerard pulled off a shock win in the men's slopestyle snowboarding to claim the first gold medal for Team USA at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. More>>

Age is nothing but a number for the Winter Olympians of 2018

Be they old or young, age is nothing but a number for the skiing, skating, sledding and snowboarding Winter Olympians of 2018. More>>

Cancel your relationship. The Norwegian curling team is your Valentine now.

Look at these pants, y'all. These are some good pants. These pink, heart-littered confections are the kind of pants you can only get away with if you are competing in a curling match at the Winter Olympics. Oh sure, when... More>>

It was only a matter of time before the Olympics was dragged into the immigration debate

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin inserted the hot-button political issue of immigration into the Winter Games when telling the story of Chloe Kim, the teen phenom who won a gold medal in the women's halfpipe. More>>

What North Korea's Olympic delegation saw for the first time

One peninsula, two very different ways of life. More>>

Winter Olympics day 5: As it happened

By Henry Young, Euan McKirdy and James Griffiths CNN () -- TM & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved. More>>

Olympian Shaun White dismisses question about past harassment claims

Snowboarder Shaun White called past sexual harassment allegations levied against him "gossip" during a news conference Wednesday after his historic gold medal win at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. More>>

North Korean figure skaters revel in starring role on Olympic ice

They landed every jump, wooed the crowd and rose to the occasion. More>>

Why everything is different for this year's NBA All-Star Game

Forget everything you once knew about the NBA All-Star Game and how it works. More>>

Does switching nations make you less of an Olympian?

Competing for your country at an Olympic Games is the highest honor for some. For others, the national flag on your kit is altogether more complicated. More>>

Shaun White lands historic third gold and 100th for US in Winter Olympics

He needed the performance of his life, but Shaun White cemented his iconic status in the sport of snowboarding with a third Olympic halfpipe gold medal and a 100th overall at a Winter Games for Team USA. More>>

Simi Adeagbo: 'In life, as in the skeleton, you have to take the hits'

She touched a sled for the first time in September 2017. By January 2018, she had qualified for the Winter Olympics. More>>

North Korean figure skaters revel in starring role on Olympic ice

Skating to "A Day in the Life" by The Beatles, North Korea's figure skaters received huge cheers as they took to the ice at the Gangneung Ice Arena at the Winter Olympics in South Korea. More>>

Chloe Kim's cool, but her dad may be even cooler

By now we all know Chloe Kim; teenage snowboarding wunderkind, ice cream enthusiast, A+ tweeter and now, Olympic gold medalist. However, her tremendous win in the women's halfpipe competition on Tuesday put another... More>>

NBA coach Gregg Popovich says America is a 'racist country'

Gregg Popovich has never shied away from speaking his mind. More>>

Marcel Hirscher wins first Olympic gold as Chloe Kim triumphs in halfpipe

He's considered by many as the best skier of his generation, but Olympic gold had always eluded Marcel Hirscher until now. More>>

Dustin Woods: The US coach inspiring China's speed skaters in Pyeongchang

If you dream of going to the Olympics, you'll quickly learn there's no comfort zone. More>>

Shaun White seeks Olympic redemption in Pyeongchang

He's an icon in his sport and one of the most recognizable and talked about figures at the Winter Olympics, but Shaun White has a score to settle at the Games. More>>

Emily Sweeney's luge crash stuns Olympic crowds

US luger Emily Sweeney suffered a frightening crash Tuesday at the women's singles competition during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. More>>

Winter Olympics day 4: As it happened

By Matias Grez, Euan McKirdy and James Griffiths CNN () -- TM & © 2018 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved. More>>

Gay athletes are making history at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Let's face it. Gay athletes have probably been setting Olympic records since the days of the ancient Greeks. More>>

Australian rugby taking 'enormous steps' into the future

On and off the field, Australian rugby is breaking new ground. More>>

Japanese speed skater Kei Saito suspended from Winter Olympics for doping

Japanese short track speed skater Kei Saito has been suspended from the Winter Olympics after a positive doping test. More>>

Chloe Kim: America's 17-year-old snowboarding sensation

She's just 17 years old, half the age of some of her teammates, but snowboarder Chloe Kim wasn't at the Winter Olympics just to make up the numbers. More>>

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