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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Hirscher and Shiffrin lead the way in Alpine skiing’s technical events

    Making the headlines in the Alpine skiing technical events at PyeongChang 2018 was Austria’s Marcel Hirscher, who landed the men’s combined and giant slalom titles, and the USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin, who added giant slalom gold to the slalom crown she won at Sochi 2014 before taking silver in the women’s combined behind Switzerland’s Michelle Gisin. Swedish skiers excelled in the slalom events, as Frida Hansdotter won the women’s and Andre Myhrer the men’s, while the inaugural mixed team event went to Switzerland.
    29 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Alpine Skiing
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Sharing the golden spoils

    Among the many highlights of PyeongChang 2018 was the heart-stopping conclusion to the two-man bobsleigh, which saw German duo Friedrich and Thorsten Margis and Canada’s Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz record identical times over the four runs (3 minutes, 16.86 seconds) to share top spot on the podium. In doing so they became only the ninth joint gold medallists in Olympic Winter Games history. We cast a glance back in time at the other occasions when the gold medals have been shared.
    09 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Bobsleigh
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Women and gender parity in the spotlight at PyeongChang 2018

    As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of the female athletes who took centre stage at PyeongChang 2018, a Games which saw the IOC move closer towards the ultimate goal of gender parity.
    08 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Women in Sport
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Curling golds for Canada, USA and Sweden

    Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris of Canada were curling’s first gold medal winners at PyeongChang 2018, winning the inaugural Olympic mixed doubles title. They were followed to the top of the podium by the US rink in the men’s competition and Sweden in a women’s competition, in which the exploits of the host nation’s rink gripped the world.
    07 Mar 2018 | Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    The heroes of PyeongChang 2018

    The XXIII Olympic Winter Games produced no shortage of sporting heroes, from seasoned athletes who wrote their names in Olympic history with amazing feats and multiple medals to newcomers who announced themselves to the world with their stunning performances.
    28 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Germany denied clean sweep in luge by Austria’s Gleirscher

    Triumphant in all four luge events at Sochi 2014, Germany had to content themselves with three golds at PyeongChang 2018. Natalie Geisenberger retained her women’s singles title and Tobiases Arlt and Wendl did likewise in the men’s doubles, before all three combined with Johannes Ludwig to defend Germany’s team relay crown successfully. The only gold to evade the grasp of the German lugers was the men’s singles, in which former Winter Youth Olympic Games star David Gleirscher of Austria pulled off a huge surprise.
    27 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Luge
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Mixed doubles curling bronze medal re-attributed to Norwegian duo

    Norway’s Kristin Skaslien and Magnus Nedregotten were presented with bronze medals at the Medal Plaza on 24 February 2018, after third place in the mixed doubles curling competition at PyeongChang 2018 was officially re-attributed to the Norwegian pair.
    24 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Curling, Norway
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