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Kwang Bom Jong, of North Korea, crashes as he competes in the men's 500m short track speed skating heats during the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Gangneung, South Korea on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) Kwang Bom Jong, of North Korea, crashes as he competes in the men's 500m short track speed skating heats during the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Gangneung, South Korea on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea wraps up Olympics empty-handed

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Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea's 22 athletes wrapped up their competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Thursday without a finish higher than 13th. 

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Olympian Lindsey Vonn scatters grandpa's ashes in South Korea

United States' Lindsey Vonn, center, stands next to members of the Yongsan Club, before receiving a letter of appreciation for her grandfather's service during the Korean War in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) United States' Lindsey Vonn, center, stands next to members of the Yongsan Club, before receiving a letter of appreciation for her grandfather's service during the Korean War in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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After finishing her likely last Olympics at a place where her beloved grandfather served during the Korean War in the 1950s, 

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David Wise defends title, US gets third halfpipe gold

United States Olympic Winter Games halfpipe skier David Wise poses for a portrait at the 2017 Team USA Media Summit Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) United States Olympic Winter Games halfpipe skier David Wise poses for a portrait at the 2017 Team USA Media Summit Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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Freestyle skier David Wise successfully defended his gold medal Thursday, breaking through on his final run to give the U.S. its third gold medal in the halfpipe at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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Sofia Goggia takes downhill gold; Lindsey Vonn earns bronze

(AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) At 33, Vonn becomes the oldest female medalist in Alpine skiing at the Winter Games. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) At 33, Vonn becomes the oldest female medalist in Alpine skiing at the Winter Games.
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Sofia Goggia of Italy has won the women's Olympic downhill, with good friend Lindsey Vonn taking the bronze.

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Russian Olympic curler suspected of failing drugs test

In this Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky practices ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File) In this Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky practices ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
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Russian curler Aleksandr Krushelnitckii is suspected of failing a doping test at the PyeongChang Olympic Games.

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Watch: Stunning Olympic images from Pyeongchang

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Most days during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have been very cold but sunny. The long shadows create stunning photos of the Olympic athletes. 

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As Olympic players take precautions, Wisniewski's dad has norovirus

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Patrik Lamper (63), of Slovakia, checks James Wisniewski (21), of the United States, during the first period of the preliminary round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, ... (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Patrik Lamper (63), of Slovakia, checks James Wisniewski (21), of the United States, during the first period of the preliminary round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, ...
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U.S. men's hockey player James Wisniewski says his father has contracted norovirus while attending the Pyeongchang Olympics. Wisniewski says his dad, Jim, who is 62, is now in quarantine.

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Olympic figure skater pulls out of NBC gig

Adam Rippon performs during the men's short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Adam Rippon performs during the men's short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon has pulled out of a job as a correspondent for NBC at the Winter Games in South Korea.

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'I sleep well at night,' says skier Lindsey Vonn as she answers hate tweets

First placed Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, smiles at the end of an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) First placed Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, smiles at the end of an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
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Vonn once again found herself on the receiving end of a stream of negative comments, with some even wishing her physical harm.

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Why sponsors are breaking up with the Olympics

(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) The official emblem of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games is seen in downtown Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) The official emblem of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games is seen in downtown Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.
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In recent years, several companies have ended partnerships with the Olympics and Team USA.

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Favorite Mikaela Shiffrin misses out on slalom medal at Olympics

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Less than 24 hours after her triumph in the giant slalom came a reminder that Olympic titles do not come easily, not even for phenomenal talents like Mikaela Shiffrin.

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Gay athletes are making history at the 2018 Winter Olympics

United States Olympic Winter Games figure skater Adam Rippon poses for a portrait at the 2017 Team USA Media Summit Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) United States Olympic Winter Games figure skater Adam Rippon poses for a portrait at the 2017 Team USA Media Summit Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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The significance of their victories was not lost on the athletes as they posed together for a photo with medals.

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American Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in Women's Giant Slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, attacks the gate during the second run of the Women's Giant Slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, attacks the gate during the second run of the Women's Giant Slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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For Mikaela Shiffrin, it was worth the wait. The American's quest for Olympic greatness finally got under way after days of weather delays and the 22-year-old did as was expected, winning gold in the Women's Giant Slalom with ease. 

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16 injured from winds at Olympics

An Olympic worker takes cover from extreme wind gusts at the media village at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Gangneung, South Korea on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) An Olympic worker takes cover from extreme wind gusts at the media village at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Gangneung, South Korea on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Pyeongchang Olympic organizers say 16 people were treated for scrapes and light injuries caused by high winds whipping through some venues. 

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Shaun White apologizes for comments on sexual misconduct lawsuit

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Snowboarder Shaun White called past sexual harassment allegations levied against him "gossip" during a news conference Wednesday.

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White wins America's 100th Winter Olympics gold

Shaun White, of the United States, rides during the men's snowboard halfpipe at the Phoenix Snow Park at he Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) Shaun White, of the United States, rides during the men's snowboard halfpipe at the Phoenix Snow Park at he Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Snowboarding star Shaun White is a three-time Olympic champion.

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Married couple on Team USA compete together on Valentine's Day

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Team USA figure skaters Chris and Alexa Knierim celebrated Valentine's Day in perhaps the most unique way, competing at the Winter Olympics.  

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Shaun White seeks Olympic redemption in Pyeongchang

Shaun White, of the United States, rides during the men's snowboard halfpipe at the Phoenix Snow Park at he Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) Shaun White, of the United States, rides during the men's snowboard halfpipe at the Phoenix Snow Park at he Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
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He's an icon in his sport and one of the most recognizable and talked about figures at the Winter Olympics, but Shaun White has a score to settle at the Games.

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American Chloe Kim wins gold medal in women's halfpipe

Chloe Kim, of the United States, reacts to her score during the women's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Chloe Kim, of the United States, reacts to her score during the women's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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American Chloe Kim wins gold medal in women's halfpipe.

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USA's Anderson takes gold in women's slopestyle

U.S. Olympic Winter Games slopestyle hopeful Jamie Anderson poses for a portrait at the 2017 Team USA media summit Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) U.S. Olympic Winter Games slopestyle hopeful Jamie Anderson poses for a portrait at the 2017 Team USA media summit Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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Jamie Anderson defended her title in Olympic women's slopestyle snowboarding, surviving blustery and treacherous conditions at Phoenix Snow Park to give the United States its second gold medal at the Pyeongchang Games. 

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Chris Mazdzer slides into history, first American male to medal in Singles Luge

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Chris Mazdzer threw a fist in the air, grabbed an American flag from the stands and let out a scream of absolute jubilation. 

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Last year he almost died in a snowboarding accident. Now he's won bronze at the Olympics

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"I was pretty sure I was going to die," recalled the Canadian snowboarder, who had mistimed a jump and struck a tree in mid-air. But on Sunday, a beaming McMorris stood proudly on the Olympic podium after winning the bronze medal in men's snowboard slopestyle.

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Slideshow: 2018 Winter Olympics

Mark McMorris, of Canada, jumps during the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.  (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) Mark McMorris, of Canada, jumps during the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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Want to know the latest on what’s happening in the 2018 Winter Olympics? Check out our slideshow to find out!

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Gerard gives US first gold with men's slopestyle snowboarding triumph

(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Red Gerard, of the United States, reacts after his run during the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Red Gerard, of the United States, reacts after his run during the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
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Teenager Red Gerard has won the United States' first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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Olympic men's downhill postponed until Thursday amid wind

Norway's Kjetil Jansrud makes the final jump in men's downhill training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) Norway's Kjetil Jansrud makes the final jump in men's downhill training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
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The Pyeongchang Olympic men's downhill has been postponed until Thursday because of strong winds.

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Combined Korean hockey team loses to Swiss in Olympic debut

South Korea's Eom Suyeon, of the combined Koreas team, chases the puck against Tess Allemann (18) and Isabel Waidacher (24), of Switzerland, during the first period.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) South Korea's Eom Suyeon, of the combined Koreas team, chases the puck against Tess Allemann (18) and Isabel Waidacher (24), of Switzerland, during the first period. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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The moment was too important to be overshadowed by a loss. No matter the final score.

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Kalla wins first gold medal of this year's games and Bjoergen makes history

Bronze medal winner Krista Parmakoski, of Finland, celebrates during the winners ceremony after the women's 7.5km /7.5km skiathlon cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) Bronze medal winner Krista Parmakoski, of Finland, celebrates during the winners ceremony after the women's 7.5km /7.5km skiathlon cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
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The Pyeongchang Games got off to a historic start on Saturday.

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Slideshow: 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

A dancer performs during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018.  (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) A dancer performs during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
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Check out these photos from the Opening Ceremony from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Olympics opening ceremony broadcast will feature 1,200 drones

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A flight of more than 1,200 automated Intel drones — a world record — will appear in the shape of the five rings during Friday's kickoff broadcast of the 2018 Olympic Games.

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Appeals by 45 Russian athletes against Olympic bans rejected

In this Feb. 15, 2014, file photo, men's 1,000-meter short track speedskating gold medalist Viktor Ahn, of Russia, gestures while holding his medal during the medals ceremony at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. In this Feb. 15, 2014, file photo, men's 1,000-meter short track speedskating gold medalist Viktor Ahn, of Russia, gestures while holding his medal during the medals ceremony at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
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Russia's desperate attempt to get 45 banned athletes — including several medal favorites — into the Pyeongchang Olympics failed just hours before Friday's opening ceremony.

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Pence and Kim Jong Un's sister sit just meters apart at opening ceremony

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Look closely. That's a historic moment right there. It shows Mike Pence, the US Vice President, watching the opening ceremony. Sitting in the row behind him is Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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N. Korea delegation led by Kim's sister arrives for Olympics

In this April 13, 2017, photo, Kim Yo Jong, center, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is pictured during the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, a collection of more than a dozen apartment buildings, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP) In this April 13, 2017, photo, Kim Yo Jong, center, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is pictured during the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, a collection of more than a dozen apartment buildings, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP)
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The plane carrying a high-level North Korean government delegation including leader Kim Jong Un's sister has arrived in South Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

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Appeal denied: 45 Russians will remain banned from Olympic Games

In this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo Russia's gold medal winner Alexander Legkov skis past the Olympic rings during the men's 50K cross-country race at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) In this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo Russia's gold medal winner Alexander Legkov skis past the Olympic rings during the men's 50K cross-country race at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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Sports' highest court has rejected appeals by 45 Russian athletes plus two coaches who were banned from the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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Gold Canada: Team competition a romp for Team Canada

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Gabrielle Daleman of Canada reacts as her score is posted following her performance in the ladies single skating free skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12.. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Gabrielle Daleman of Canada reacts as her score is posted following her performance in the ladies single skating free skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12..
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Gold Canada. While the stars of Monday's Olympic free skates were a Russian and an American woman, Canada's deep squad grabbed the team gold medal it so desperately sought.

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