ARTICLES RELATING TO WINTER OLYMPICS 2018

Learning to relax at 128km/h

2018-02-18 06:04

Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo is relishing competing in the women’s skeleton event of the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Svindal not impressed by sparse Olympic crowd

2018-02-15 18:10

Aksel Lund Svindal said a desire for gold inspired him to the Olympic downhill title although he described the sparse crowd as "a bit sad".

World's weirdest sport? Doubles luge no laughing matter

2018-02-15 16:24

It is a niche sport in which two men lie, one on top of the other, in skin-tight uniforms. No wonder it turned heads at the Pyeongchang Games.

Drama for Jamaica as coach quits bobsleigh team

2018-02-14 21:01

The fairytale journey of Jamaica's first female Winter Olympics team hit a major bump when its bobsleigh coach quit in Pyeongchang.

Topless Tongan admits there'll be no Olympic medal

2018-02-14 18:06

Topless Tongan flag-bearer Pita Taufatofua makes his Winter Olympic debut in cross-country skiing, and it's fair to say that he's aiming low.

Gold-medallist White dismisses sex claims as 'gossip'

2018-02-14 11:26

US snowboarder Shaun White dismissed sexual harassment allegations as "gossip" in an awkward press conference, hours after he won his third Winter Olympic gold medal.

WATCH: These Olympic figure skaters just surprised everyone with their brave song choice

2018-02-14 06:00

There is a decidedly different soundtrack to figure skating at the Pyeongchang Olympics now that all programs are allowed lyrics in their music.

DQ drama hits South Korea's star skater Choi

2018-02-13 17:33

South Korea's speed skating star Choi Min-jeong suffered a dramatic loss to Arianna Fontana in the women's 500m short track.

Japanese vows to clear name in first Olympics drug case

2018-02-13 16:17

Japanese skater Kei Saito vowed to clear his name after testing positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

US teen sensation Kim melts hearts with tearful gold

2018-02-13 08:59

American teenage sensation Chloe Kim romped to Olympic snowboarding gold in the women's halfpipe before bursting into tears.

 

Beer company rides to rescue for Jamaican bobsleigh team

2018-02-16 22:51

A beer company has come to the rescue of Jamaica's troubled women's bobsleigh team by donating a sled on the eve of their Olympic debut.

WATCH: Record-setting German skating pair win gold

2018-02-15 17:29

Aljona Savchenko promised Bruno Massot that they would win Olympic pairs figure skating gold and they did it in style with a record-breaking dance.

Shiffrin wins Olympic giant slalom gold

2018-02-15 10:54

American Mikaela Shiffrin got off to a dream start in her quest to win multiple gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics by storming to victory in the giant slalom.

Kim Jong Un lookalike provokes North Koreans at Olympics

2018-02-14 19:06

A Kim Jong Un lookalike who has been making mischief at the Pyeongchang Olympics danced in front of North Korea's female cheerleading team.

Vonn puts out Twitter call for Valentine's date

2018-02-14 11:31

US ski star Lindsey Vonn had Twitter in a froth when she put the call out to her nearly one million followers for a Valentine's Day date.

'Flying Tomato' White wins halfpipe gold

2018-02-14 06:55

Snowboarding great Shaun White won America's 100th Winter Olympics gold medal by throwing down a spectacular final run in the men's halfpipe.

Lone skier looks to put SA on winter sports map

2018-02-13 18:02

Alpine skier Connor Wilson is hoping he can inspire his fellow South Africans at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics this week.

Olympic Valentine? Pyeongchang becomes dating hotspot

2018-02-13 16:26

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are freezing cold but they might just be the hottest dating spot on the planet right now.

Japanese speed skater in first Winter Olympics doping case

2018-02-13 09:07

Japanese short-track speed skater Kei Saito has tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics, the first doping case of the Games.

Fourcade claims slice of history with biathlon win

2018-02-12 18:10

Frenchman Martin Fourcade claimed the biathlon pursuit gold medal and a place in history at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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