Winter Olympics 2018

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China bags Winter Games gold and a rap for ‘cynical ploy’ of Uyghur torchbearer
Host nation’s speedskating win overshadowed by criticism for using athlete from persecuted minority to light Olympic flame

Sean Ingle in Beijing

05, Feb, 2022 @7:28 PM

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Kaitlyn Weaver: ‘There was so much more to me than I was able to show’
The Canadian Olympic ice dancer found herself limited by the expectations of what a woman should be in her sport. Coming out helped liberate her

Jessica Shuran Yu

05, Feb, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Olympic ice dance champions Virtue and Moir: 'We’re so proud of our relationship'
The Canadian gold medallists talk to Eoin O’Callaghan about winning gold, maintaining a professional relationship and ignoring fan fiction

Eoin O'Callaghan

18, Jun, 2019 @9:00 AM

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'I just count money, that’s all I do': the sporting quotes of 2018
From Australia’s sandpaper storm to some impressive popularity contests, via José Mourinho and worm denial

Tom Bryant

31, Dec, 2018 @10:30 AM

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‘The celebrations are still going on’: snowboarder Billy Morgan on winning bronze
The first British man to win an Olympic medal on snow describes a magical few days in Pyeongchang, South Korea

Billy Morgan

22, Dec, 2018 @12:00 PM

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'I spoke from the heart': ice skater Adam Rippon on taking on Mike Pence
He refused to meet Mike Pence at the Winter Olympics – where he became a star. A champion of gay rights, loved by Cher and Britney Spears, he talks about bravery and the backlash

Bryan Armen Graham Photograph: Joshua Bright for the Guardian

11, Jun, 2018 @5:00 AM

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'Let me see the legs': Trump welcomes Winter Olympians at idiosyncratic reception
Donald Trump returned to one of his favourite topics – the size of crowds – as he welcomed USA’s Winter Olympians to the White House on Friday

Tom Lutz

27, Apr, 2018 @6:09 PM

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Winter Olympics: final medal table for Pyeongchang 2018
How things stood at the end of 18 days of competition in Pyeongchang, South Korea

Antonio Voce, Josh Holder, Frank Hulley-Jones and Niko Kommenda

07, Mar, 2018 @3:21 PM

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'They'll think I'm a traitor': North Korean defector makes Winter Paralympics debut
South Korea para ice hockey star Choi Kwang-hyouk expects awkward meeting with former compatriots as Pyongyang sends first Winter Games athletes

Benjamin Haas in Pyeongchang

06, Mar, 2018 @3:34 AM

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Well done Team GB but can we have a decade off the Olympics, please? | Paul MacInnes
We should not be obsessed with winning sporting medals, we should be obsessed with playing sport and getting as many people as possible to do it

Paul MacInnes

28, Feb, 2018 @1:26 PM

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Team GB pitch for more funding to join elite of Winter Olympics
Great Britain’s Olympic chiefs called for more funding in order to join the elite of winter sport after arriving back at Heathrow airport following a record-breaking Games

Martha Kelner

26, Feb, 2018 @7:53 PM

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Russia rues ban as OARs deliver nation’s worst Winter Olympics gold medal haul
Disappointing 13th-place finish in the medals table for Olympic Athletes from Russia is nation’s lowest since the end of the Soviet Union

Martin Belam and Cath Levett

26, Feb, 2018 @2:05 PM

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