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2018 Winter Olympics Captivate South Korea

The 2018 Winter Olympics are finally underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and this year's event promises to deliver several world-firsts – not just sporting, but also political.

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South Korea Hosts Winter Olympics 2018 

Pence Left Out as Korean Leaders Rejoice in 'Peace Olympics'

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has invited the South Korean president to visit her brother for talks as they continue ignoring U.S. hostility. READ MORE

In Pictures: Winter Olympics Begins in a Burst of Light, Sound Ceremony

Performers dressed in traditional costume dance for the thousands of spectators attending the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in South Korea. READ MORE

Revealed: The Most Dangerous Sports in the Winter Olympics

Brain trauma, fractured spinal cords, concussions, shattered knees, broken limbs, torn ligaments: just a few of the most common injuries in Winter Olympic sports. READ MORE

The Winter Olympics: Where Women Are Slowly Gaining Ground

Both female athletes and athletes from non-European countries are slowly penetrating the previously male-dominated realm of the Winter Olympics. READ MORE

North Korea and US to Maintain Stand-off During Winter Olympics

Contrary to popular opinion, North Korea and the United States will not be taking advantage of the Winter Olympics to hold political dialogue for peace, North Korea's KCNA news agency has said. READ MORE

Winter Olympics 2018: Heralding Peace on the Korean Peninsula?

Peace, unity and diplomacy might be given a chance at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang when North Korea and South Korea march side by side. READ MORE

Pope: Joint Korean Team at Olympic Games Provides 'Hope'

The pope's message is in line with the expectations of both North and South Korean leaders. READ MORE

 

Unified Korean Women's Hockey Team Plays for First Time

The Korea team lost a friendly match 3-1 to Sweden ahead of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea. READ MORE

Cool Runnings 2.0: Jamaican Bobsled Women Qualify for Winter Olympics

Newbies – world champion sprinter, Carrie Russell and fellow track athlete, Audra Segree – teamed with seasoned pilot American-born Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian. READ MORE

 
  • The flag of Slovenia is paraded during the opening ceremony.

    The flag of Slovenia is paraded during the opening ceremony. | Photo Reuters

  • The cauldron is lit during the opening ceremony.

    The cauldron is lit during the opening ceremony. | Photo Reuters

  • Performers during the opening ceremony.

    Performers during the opening ceremony. | Photo Reuters

  • Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada carry the national flag in the opening ceremony.

    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada carry the national flag in the opening ceremony. | Photo Reuters

  • The flag of Bulgaria is paraded during the opening ceremony.

    The flag of Bulgaria is paraded during the opening ceremony. | Photo Reuters

  • Simon Breitfuss Kammerlander of Bolivia carries the national flag during the opening ceremony.

    Simon Breitfuss Kammerlander of Bolivia carries the national flag during the opening ceremony. | Photo Reuters

  • General view of the Olympic cauldron during the opening ceremony.

    General view of the Olympic cauldron during the opening ceremony. | Photo Reuters

  • A volunteer carries the flag of the Olympic Athletes from Russia.

    A volunteer carries the flag of the Olympic Athletes from Russia. | Photo Reuters

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