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2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang

2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang

The 23rd Winter Olympics Games will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea on 9-25 February 2018. The competition program will include 15 sports: figure skating, speed skating, short track speed skating, Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, freestyle skiing, Nordic combined, ski jumping, snowboarding, bobsleigh, skeleton, biathlon, curling, ice hockey and luge.

Mikaela Shiffrin. Getty Images
Mikaela Shiffrin of U.S. wins Ladies Giant Slalom, Belarus' Mariya Shkanova 38th
15 February, 10:51
Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway finished second. Bronze went to Italy's Federica Brignone.
Photo courtesy of IBU
Women's 15K Individual postponed in PyeongChang due to high winds
14 February, 13:06
The event was initially scheduled to start at 14.05 Belarus' time. The new timetable features the event to kick off at 11.15 on 15 February. The Men's 20K Individual is slated to start at 14.20.
Marcel Hirscher. Getty Images
Austria's Marcel Hirscher wins Olympic Men's Alpine Combined
13 February, 10:27
Marcel Hirscher secured gold for Austria in the Men's Alpine Combined (Downhill and Slalom) in PyeongChang on 13 February. Silver went to Alexis Pinturault of France. Bronze was collected by his teammate Victor Muffat-Jeandet.
Yuri Danilochkin. Photo courtesy of Belarus' National Olympic Committee
Belarus' Yuri Danilochkin 48th in Men's Alpine Combined Downhill first run
13 February, 09:39
The Belarusian finished over 3 seconds behind leader Thomas Dressen of Germany whose time is 1:19.24. The second run is scheduled at 9.00 Minsk time.
Marina Zuyeva. An archive photo
Belarus' Marina Zuyeva disqualified in 1500m speed skating competition
12 February, 16:56
Marina Zuyeva overtook her rival Ruining Tian of China but the judges decided after the finish to disqualify the Belarusian athlete for breaking the rules.
Martin Fourcade
France's Martin Fourcade wins Men's 12.5K Pursuit
12 February, 16:14
The French biathlete clocked 32:51.7 to take gold, with one penalty. Silver went to Sebastian Samuelsson of Sweden, 12 seconds back with one penalty. Bronze was taken by Benedikt Doll of Germany, 15.1 seconds back, with one penalty.
Nadezhda Skardino (left)
Skardino: Winds spared me in the prone
12 February, 16:07
“I am happy with my result today. I went from 36th up to 14th. This is not bad. Everything went well with my shooting today. The winds have spared me in the prone position. I cleaned all the targets, which let me make it into the Top 20,” Nadezhda Skardino sai
Darya Domracheva
Domracheva: Weather is a challenge in PyeongChang
12 February, 14:56
“I started the race as we planned, cleaned the first prone. At the last standing it took me too long to prepare because of wind gusts. I started taking risks. I understood that I must do it because all the leaders had already left the shooting range,” Darya Domracheva said.
Germany's Laura Dahlmeier wins Women's 10K Pursuit in PyeongChang
12 February, 14:28
Despite bad weather conditions, the German athlete missed the target only once to clock the best 30:35.3. Silver went to Slovakia's Anastasiya Kuzmina, 29.4 seconds back with four penalties. Bronze was collected by France's Anais Bescond, 29.6 back, with one penalty.
Darya Domracheva
Domracheva: Gusts and freezing weather have spoiled the result
10 February, 15:50
Darya Domracheva finished 9th, with two penalties. Laura Dahlmeier of Germany won the race in 21:06.2. Marte Olsbu of Norway finished second, 24.2 seconds back, with one penalty. Veronika Vitkova of the Czech Republic was third to cross the finish line, 25.8 seconds back, with one penalty.
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