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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.

Domracheva becomes first female biathlete to win four Olympic gold medals
23 February, 10:14
On 22 February the athlete graced the top of the podium together with her teammates of the Olympic PyeongChang Women's Relay.
Lukashenko to Belarus' biathletes: You did a truly heroic deed
23 February, 09:03
“Girls, you did a truly heroic deed! Each one of you showed your best, demonstrating total dedication, stamina and professionalism,” the president said.
Andre Myhrer. Getty Images
Sweden wins Olympic Men's Slalom, Belarus' 33rd
22 February, 10:15
The winner clocked 1:38.99 to take gold. Silver went to Ramon Zenhaeusern of Switzerland, 0.34 seconds back. Third was Michael Matt of Austria, 0.67 seconds back.
Anton Kushnir. An archive photo
Anton Kushnir thanks Belarus' president for support of Olympians in PyeongChang
22 February, 09:03
“I am grateful to Alexander Grigoryevich [Lukashenko], who defended the honor of the country in a very decent manner and supported our team, me,” said Anton Kushnir.
France
France win Olympic Mixed Relay, Belarus 5th
20 February, 15:30
Starting Nadezhda Skardino cleaned both prone and standing to tag Darya Domracheva in eighth. The three-time Sochi Olympic champion, also shooting clean, gradually narrowed the gap to move up to the third position, 30 seconds behind the leader.
Stanislav Gladchenko. Photo courtesy of Belarus' NOC
Belarus' Stanislav Gladchenko 6th in Men's Aerials in PyeongChang
19 February, 09:26
The first part of Stanislav Gladchenko's performance was perfect, but he fell in the landing and scored only 92.61 points to finish 6th.
Anton Kushnir. An archive photo
Lukashenko describes judging of Belarusian aerial skier as biased
18 February, 14:31
Alexander Lukashenko stressed: “Frankly speaking, as a man, who knows something about these things, I can tell you that they threw the key competitor out of the finals.”
Anton Kushnir. An archive photo
Lukashenko sends complaint to IOC president about judging of Belarusian aerial skier
18 February, 13:31
Alexander Lukashenko said: “I had to wake up the Ministry of Foreign Affairs staff that night and contact the embassy in the Republic of Korea. I had to immediately send a government telegram to [Thomas] Bach. I told him everything I wanted to say in, I think, mild terms. We are going to publish all of it.”
Darya Domracheva
Darya Domracheva secures silver in Olympic Women's Mass Start
18 February, 12:12
The PyeongChang silver is Darya Domracheva's fifth Olympic medal. Apart from her three gold medals won in Sochi in 2014, she also has bronze of Vancouver 2010. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko congratulated Darya Domracheva on her vice-champion title.
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