Kremlin: medals tally shows Russia was successful at Winter Olympics
MOSCOW, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday the number of medals won by Russian athletes at the Winter Olympics showed Russia had been successful at the Games.
North Korea says again it's open to talks with U.S. -S.Korea's presidential office
SEOUL, Feb 26 (Reuters) - A senior North Korean official visiting the South for the Winter Olympics in South Korea said again that North Korea was open to talks with the United States, the South's Yonhap news agency said, citing the presidential office.
S.Korea's Moon says U.S. should lower threshold for N.Korea talks -Blue House
SEOUL, Feb 26 (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday the United States should lower the threshold for talks with North Korea, while Pyongyang should in return show willingness towards denuclearisation.
Russia could be reinstated to IOC in coming days: Russian IOC member
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday Russia could be reinstated to the IOC on Tuesday or Wednesday this week, the RIA news agency reported.
Russia misses flag target but leaves with silverware
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Russian athletes walked away from the Pyeongchang Games with a medal count equivalent to that of Vancouver 2010 but fell short of their main goal: leave the Olympics with their flag.
Snowboarders and freestyle skiers provide half of U.S. team's medals
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The United States got their lowest Winter Olympic medals haul in 20 years at the Pyeongchang Games but things could have been even worse without the snowboarders and freestyle skiers.
Speed skating: Japan's women make their mark at big Oval in Gangneung
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - The Dutch showed they are still the dominant force in speed skating by winning seven of the 14 gold medals at the Gangneung Oval during the Winter Olympics, but competition is more intense than it was four years ago.
Germany dominant in feet-first sliding, work to do on skeleton
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Germany has been the dominant nation in sliding sports for two decades and, after a rare blip in Sochi where they failed to medal at all in their beloved bobsleigh, they roared back to the top of the tree with a crushing display in Pyeongchang.
Curling: Breakthroughs for U.S. and Asia, double disaster for Canada
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea's dream run to the women's final, a spectacularly-achieved first gold for the United States and a third triumph in four Games for Sweden's women were the headline stories of the 18-day curling competition at the Winter Olympics.
Biathlon: Fiery Fourcade reigns, but Swedes snapping at his heels
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Fiery Frenchman Martin Fourcade did his best to dominate the biathlon headlines at the Pyeongchang Games by becoming his country's most successful Olympian of all time, but a young, Swedish team leads a pack that is snapping at his heels.
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