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Watch: President Trump welcomes Team USA to the White House [video + transcript]

President Donald Trump welcomed Team USA Olympians from the 2018 Winter Olympics to the White House Friday and in his comments, he thanked them for doing a great job. “So, two months ago, America sent each of you to the Winter Olympics to represent the Red, White, and Blue. And you did an awfully good job of doing it, I ...

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Russian Athlete Stars In Promotional Video Against Doping. Tests Positive For Dope

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  by Gabrielle Okun A Russian Olympic bobsledder was featured in an anti-drug video despite later testing positive for doping, an official told the Associated Press Friday. Russian-bobsledding pilot Nadezhda Sergeeva, 30, tested positive for Trimetazidine despite donning an ‘I Don’t Do Doping’ T-Shirt and starring in a promotional video against using performance-enhancing drugs, according to the New York Post. Sergeeva was ...

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Pence Had Planned To Meet With North Korea In Secret At The Olympics

  by Ryan Pickrell North Korea reportedly backed out of a secret meeting with Vice President Mike Pence  “North Korea dangled a meeting in hopes of the Vice President softening his message,” according to Pence’s staff Pence hammered the North Koreans for their frequent provocations and human rights atrocities, angering Pyongyang North Korea reportedly offered to meet with Vice President ...

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While The Media Gushes Over North Korea At The Olympics, An American Deprived Of His Father Speaks Out

Tony Kim

  by Ryan Pickrell North Korea is still holding three Americans prisoner Tony Kim was arrested last April for allegedly attempting to overthrow the regime, but he has not been formally convicted His son Sol Kim hasn’t heard from him in months and is asking people to remember his dad as they watch the Olympics While the media focuses on ...

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Watch: Olympic skier finds innovative ways to use a pallet jack and an escalator

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Swiss freestyle skier Fabian Bosch is both creative and acrobatic when he catches air in competition, but lately, he’s been applying those talents to his time off the slopes. https://instagram.com/p/BfFq2VfAcCj/?utm_source=ig_embed The escalator prank has raised Bosch ‘s image with people who don’t follow him in his professional career, but an earlier session with a teammate showed off some skills in what may ...

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Chloe Kim dazzles in Halfpipe; USA takes home two more medals

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Chloe Kim, the USA’s newest golden girl of the halfpipe, lived up to the hype Monday night with two amazing runs as she took home the gold and America’s Arielle Gold took the bronze. On Kim’s first drop-in, she put in a gold-worthy performance that included a picture perfect 1080, a 900, an inverted 540 with an indie grab and a ...

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Shaun White turns in epic halfpipe run to lead qualifying round

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USA’s Shaun White went lights-out on his second run during Olympic qualifying for the men’s snowboarding halfpipe. Shaun’s first run turned in a respectable 93.25 during his first run then Australia’s Scotty James and Japan’s Ayumu Hirano pulled off runs pushing White to third. As the top twelve advance to the finals, Shaun could have saved his best for the medal ...

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Why On Earth Is Everyone So Fascinated By Kim Jong Un’s Sister?

Kim Yo Jong

  by Ryan Pickrell Have people lost their minds? Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, made a historic visit to South Korea this weekend for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Her visit is unquestionably significant and worth reporting, however, given that she is the first direct member of the Kim family to visit South ...

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Wardrobe Malfunction Causes Difficulty In Olympic Ice Skater’s Performance

  by Gabrielle Okun South Korean Olympic figure skater Yura Min’s wardrobe malfunctioned during the first five seconds of her performance, yet she still managed to skate through her routine Sunday. Min recalled the difficulty in finishing her pairs performance after the hook holding her dress together came undone during a routine at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games, reported the Detroit Free ...

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Officials Investigating Possible Cyberattack At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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  by Eric Lieberman Official organizers for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are investigating an interference to certain virtual systems in what could have been a cyberattack, Reuters reported Saturday. Local media in South Korea initially reported that the technical disruptions were caused by some sort of cyberattack, but Olympic Games spokesman Sung Baik-you said there is no such evidence of ...

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Pence to lead Presidential Delegation to 2018 Winter Olympics

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President Donald J. Trump today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to attend the Opening Ceremony and events of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games beginning Friday, February 9, 2018. Vice President Mike Pence will lead the delegation with Second Lady Karen Pence, who is also a member of the Presidential Delegation. Newly Announced ...

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