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IOC president meets North Korean leader Kim

Seven cities confirm interest in 2026 Winter Games: IOC

The IOC has overhauled the bidding process for Games after a sharp slump in interest from potential cities in recent years, cutting costs for bid cities and slashing the campaign time in half.

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After 40 years, Denver wants to turn ‘no’ to ‘yes’ on hosting Winter Olympics

Denver, over four decades after becaming the only city to withdraw as an Olympic host after winning a bid, is exploring whether to try again.

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North Korean art troupe to perform at Olympics under sanctions exemption: South Korea

In May 2010, South Korea banned all North Korean ships from entering its ports and cut off most inter-Korean exchanges, including tourism, trade and aid, in response to a torpedo attack by the North on a navy ship that killed 46 sailors.

IOC tests over 14,000 athletes ahead of Winter Olympics

The IOC said there was a 70 percent increase in the number of tests conducted between April and December 2017 as compared to the same period in 2016.

Flag march

The Koreas agree to share a standard. Unfortunately, this cannot be read as a preamble to grand unification.

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Russia apparently hacking Winter Olympics emails: Report

Russian hackers have struck before the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. The email leak of IOC employees is in retailation to an IOC ban, which prohibits Russian athletes from participating.

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With Winter Olympics in VR, our viewing experiences will take an immersive turn

Virtual reality will get a big-ticket boost as Intel partners with the Winter Olympics, to provide VR-enabled coverage.

Winter Olympic dream in bag, India-origin Dutch skater looks for biological mother

The 32-year-old was born in Mumbai and was just eight months old, when she and her twin sister were adopted by a Dutch couple from Assen.

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North Korea to send athletes, cheer squad to Winter Olympics: S Korea

South Korea also proposed that athletes from the two Koreas march together at the Games’ opening ceremony .

Head of North Korean delegation Ri Son Gwon, center, arrives at the South side for the meeting with South Korea at the Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea.

Winter Olympics: Officials from North, South Korea begin rare formal talks

In his New Year’s Day address, Kim Jong Un said there is an urgent need to improve inter-Korean ties and that he is willing to send a delegation to the Feb. 9-25 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Twitter ‘bots’, fake accounts boost Russian backlash against Winter Olympic ban

Agitation surfacing on Twitter from Russians angry about the country’s ban from the 2018 Winter Olympics has been increasingly found to be generated by fake and automated accounts.

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Snapchat signs deal with Eurosport to present 2018 Winter Olympics content

Social media platform Snapchat will present Winter Olympics content at next year’s event in Pyeongchang after striking a deal with Discovery communications’ Eurosport.

Exit light: World’s most expensive party comes to a close

In a charming touch, the Sochi organizers used the ceremony to make a joke at their own expense.

Winter Olympic Games: Blame it on the suits

The secretive Under Armour suit was developed with help from aerospace and defense giant Lockheed Martin.

Historic tie in women’s Alpine skiing downhill

The events, added to the shock failure of US snowboard king Shaun White to win a medal in the halfpipe