The Washington Post exclusively reported that Russian spies hacked into "several hundred" computers used at the Winter Olympics, and even affected the Opening Ceremony, according to USA intelligence officials.
Russian doping. Jocelyne Larocque. It previously hosted the Summer Olympics in 2008.
"After we lost the game, we were really disappointed, but more and more, we're going to realize we lost against the Russian team in the gold medal game of the Olympics and I think we can be proud of ourselves", Goc said, per Elliott.
Demonstrating the Olympic Movement's commitment to hosting an Olympic Games that benefits the long-term development of the host city region, the PyeongChang 2018 Organizing Committee carried out several measures to enhance the environmental, economic and societal impact of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games. The Post also noted the GRU is widely believed to be behind a 2016 breach of Olympian medical records, a form of "payback after almost every member of Russia's track and field team was banned" from the games that year.
Yun, 23, won the gold medal in skeleton, becoming the first Asian to win an Olympic medal in sliding sports.
The American women defeated Canada in a game that went to a shootout.
Wise (featured previously in Baptist Press), who won gold in Sochi in 2014, successfully defended his gold medal in the men's half-pipe event, scoring 97.20 to edge his US teammate Alex Ferreira at 96.40.
Women in all sports found more opportunity at these Olympics, constituting 41.5 percent of the athletes - the largest proportion ever.
Seven South Korean medallists from their home Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics may not have to do their mandatory military service.
Lamoureux-Davidson's "Oops, I did it again, now you see, now you don't" shootout victor was a thing of beauty that gave the USA a 3-2 victory over archrivals Canada in the final, ending almost two decades of gold-medal frustration. Great Britain won five medals, its most ever at a Winter Games. Netherlands rounded out the top five with 20 total medals, eight being gold. She won silver in the women's 1000 metres and bronze in the women's 500 and 1500 metres.
Questions about the goal of the Olympics continued in Rio de Janeiro because of construction costs, threats of the Zika virus and pollution of waterways used for Olympic competition.
NBC said the viewership helped make the Olympics profitable. North Korean official Kim Yong Chol was not pointed out and, in the snippet shown of an interview Trump gave to Peter Alexander, she was good-naturedly asked what winter Olympic sport she'd like to participate in if she could. She apologized a day later, but that's just how hockey is judged in the country that created the sport. Kwak only competed in the 5,000m relay, but his teammate, Lim Hyo-jun, fell midway through the final and cost the team a chance to win a medal. He rallied by hitting an unprecedented six quadruple jumps to win the free skate, but wound up fifth overall.
Overall, the Pyeongchang Games have been declared an economic success despite severe challenges in the months running up to the event, including a Chinese ban on group tours to South Korea as a result of a diplomatic dispute, and North Korea carrying out a nuclear test and missile tests past year.
SWEDEN MEN'S CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING Always a force in these events, they failed to medal in cross-country.