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German Olympians Drink a Lot of (Nonalcoholic) Beer, and Win a Lot of Gold Medals

The Bavarian brewery Krombacher has supplied about 1,000 gallons of nonalcoholic beer to the athletes’ village. It’s commonly consumed as a sports drink in Germany.

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Speed skating: Norway's Lorentzen edges Korean in photo finish

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Norwegian Havard Lorentzen struck gold in the men's 500 meters speed skating at the Gangneung Oval on Monday after edging out South Korea's Cha Min-kyu in a dramatic photo finish.

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Bobsleigh: Canada's Kripps has gold in his sights

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada's Justin Kripps was closing on his first Olympic gold medal in the two-man bobsleigh final on Monday as German sleds in second and third place threatened to spoil his party with one run left.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference

Rob Goldman, Facebook vice president for ads, tweeted about Russia’s disinformation effort. President Trump then cited him. We fact-checked Mr. Goldman.

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PRECIOUS-Gold prices inch up on weaker dollar

Feb 19 (Reuters) - Gold prices edged up on Monday on a softer U.S. dollar and as investors bought the yellow metal as a hedge against inflation. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold rose 0.2 percent to $1,350.51 an ounce at 0120 GMT. It hit a three-week high oft $1,361.76 on Friday. * The metal rose 2.4 percent last week, its best weekly gain since the week ended Sept. 1. * U.S. gold futures slipped 0.2 percent to $1,353.10 per ounce. * The dollar index , w

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Not seen in Pyeongchang: NHL players or wooden sticks

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Twenty-four years ago, the last time the Olympic men's ice hockey tournament was played without NHL players, Peter Forsberg won gold for Sweden in dramatic fashion, beating Canadian goalie Corey Hirsch in the sudden-death round of a shoot out.

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Biathlon: Fourcade wins biathlon to make French record

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Martin Fourcade became France's most successful Olympian of all time on Sunday with a brilliant display of shooting and skiing to win the men's 15km mass start biathlon race in a photo finish at the Alpensia resort for his fourth Olympic gold.

Alpine Skiing nytimes.com

Ski Ace Ted Ligety Bows Out of Olympics. Will It Be for Good?

Although he changed the sport, he finished 15th in the giant slalom on Sunday, well behind the gold medal winner, Marcel Hirscher of Austria.

Alpine Skiing nytimes.com

Men’s Giant Slalom Live Results: Marcel Hirscher Aims for Second Gold

The Austrian Hirscher, the best skier in the world, will be favored to add the giant slalom title to his combined event gold. Stay here for live updates and analysis.

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Czechs deal Canada first ice hockey loss since Vancouver in shootout

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Petr Koukal and Jan Kovar scored in the shootout to give the Czech Republic a 3-2 win on Saturday and hand two-time defending gold medal winner Canada their first Olympic men's ice hockey loss since the Vancouver Games in 2010.

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Hanyu defends Olympic title, Uno takes silver

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu took gold in the men's singles competition on Saturday despite several mistakes in an otherwise mesmerizing programme, becoming the first man in 66 years to defend his Olympic title and giving Japan its first Pyeongchang gold.

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Czechs deal Canada first loss since Vancouver in shootout

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Petr Koukal and Jan Kovar scored in the shootout to give the Czech Republic a 3-2 win on Saturday and hand two-time defending gold medal winner Canada their first Olympic men's ice hockey loss since the Vancouver Games in 2010.

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After Olympic finale, Chan looks forward to time at home

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada's Patrick Chan walked away from his final Olympic Games on Saturday with a gold medal in the team event and ninth place in the men's competition. Now, he just wants to spend time at home.

Figure Skating nytimes.com

Figure Skating Live Results: Yuzuru Hanyu Aims for Repeat Gold

After a near-flawless short program routine, Hanyu is the leader going into the free skate program. Stay here for live updates and analysis.

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BRIEF-Mill Road Capital Reports 5.6 Pct Stake In Goldfield Corp

* MILL ROAD CAPITAL II LP REPORTS 5.6 PERCENT STAKE IN GOLDFIELD CORP AS OF FEBRUARY 7 - SEC FILING

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Speed skating: Visser resumes normal service for dominant Dutch

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Dutchwoman Esmee Visser powered to gold in the women's 5,000 metres speed skating as normal service resumed for the Netherlands at the Gangneung Oval on Friday.

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Freestyle skiing: Huskova wins aerials gold for Belarus

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Hanna Huskova won the Olympic women's aerials to give Belarus their first gold medal of at the Pyeongchang Games on Friday.

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Curling: Canada tumble into 0-3 hole with loss to Denmark

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Defending gold medalists Canada were in danger of crashing out of the Olympic women's curling tournament after a shock 9-8 extra-end loss to Denmark on Friday left them without a win through three rounds.

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Alpine skiing: Swede Hansdotter wins gold, no medal for Shiffrin

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Sweden's Frida Hansdotter won gold in the women's slalom as defending champion and clear favorite Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States failed to even reach the podium.

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Alpine skiing: Swede Hansdotter set for gold, no medal for Shriffin

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Sweden's Frida Hansdotter was in the gold medal position in women's slalom at the Pyeongchang Olympics, with only the also-rans left to ski, as defending champion Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States fell short of the podium.

Writing and Writers nytimes.com

Books News: Hunting — and Haunted by — a Serial Killer

Michelle McNamara died before she completed her book about the Golden State Killer; her husband, Patton Oswalt didn’t want her work to be in vain.

Alpine Skiing nytimes.com

The Ski Team That Sleeps Together Wins a Lot of Gold Medals Together

Norway’s skiers say their team’s ability to punch above its weight on the mountain is directly related to its team harmony. Sometimes they share beds.

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Ice hockey: No NHLers, no interest as Canada roll to easy win

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada opened their defense of their Olympic men's ice hockey gold medal with a workmanlike 5-1 win over Switzerland on Thursday in a muted contest that failed to fill the Kwandong Hockey Centre.

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Luge: Germany complete dominance with team relay gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Germany continued its domination of the Olympic luge competition with victory in the team relay event on Thursday as Canada took the silver medal and Austria bronze.

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Speed skating: Canada's Bloemen wins 10,000m, Kramer fails again

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada's Ted-Jan Bloemen produced an inspired display of impeccable technique to claim gold in the men's 10,000 meters on Thursday in an Olympic record time of 12 minutes and 39.77 seconds.

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Blistering Boe wins individual biathlon gold for Norway

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Norway's Johannes Thingnes Boe put in a blistering skiing performance to claim victory in the men's Olympic 20km individual biathlon event on Thursday.

Figure Skating nytimes.com

How Nathan Chen Became an Artist

He’s the United States’ best shot at an Olympic gold medal in figure skating. His embrace of a Chinese defector’s story may help him get there.

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Biathlon: 'Sick' wait the hardest part for golden Oeberg

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Sweden's Hanna Oeberg may have crossed the finish line in the fastest time, but the 22-year-old faced a long and agonizing wait to see if her efforts in the women's 15km individual biathlon race would be rewarded with an Olympic gold medal.

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Ice hockey: Canada earns bragging rights over U.S. in clash of rivals

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada laid down a marker in their bid for a fifth consecutive women's ice hockey gold medal by edging the United States 2-1 in a fiery preliminary round clash on Thursday, as one of the great Olympic rivalries was renewed.

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Alpine skiing: Shiffrin wins giant slalom gold in perfect start

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - American Mikaela Shiffrin put on a show of grace, power and consistency to win her first gold of the Pyeongchang Olympics in the women's giant slalom on Thursday, in the best possible start to her quest for a handful of medals.

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U.S. snowboarding golds spark jacket sales

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Sports e-commerce company Fanatics said that sales of a $300 Nike Inc Team USA jacket have spiked following United States' Chloe Kim and Shaun White winning gold medals, making jackets its highest grossing Olympics category.

Alpine Skiing nytimes.com

Giant Slalom Live Results: Mikaela Shiffrin in 2nd After First Run

After several weather delays, Mikaela Shiffrin finally begins her quest for multiple Olympic gold medals in the giant slalom. Stay here for live updates and analysis.

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UPDATE 2-Barrick Gold sees output slide as reserves fall

Feb 14 (Reuters) - Canada's Barrick Gold Corp, the world's biggest gold producer, forecast an output drop over the next four years on Wednesday, with mining costs flat to higher.

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Olympics: Skeleton: South Korea's Yun banks on home comforts

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korean skeleton slider Yun Sung-bin is not getting distracted in his bid to win his country's first gold medal in the men's skeleton at the Pyeongchang Olympics, his team's head coach said on Wednesday.

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Paulson holds stake steady in gold investments in fourth quarter of 2017: filing

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York-based Paulson & Co, led by longtime gold bull John Paulson, kept its stake in gold investments during the fourth quarter of 2017, while other heavyweights including...

White, Shaun nytimes.com

Shaun White Now Says He Regrets Past Behavior, as Harassment Claims Resurface

As questions overshadowed his gold medal victory, the Olympian said, “I regret my behavior of many years ago.”

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Gold medalist Chloe Kim dragged into immigration debate

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin inserted the hot-button political issue of immigration into the Winter Games when telling the story of Chloe Kim, the teen phenom who won a gold medal in the women's halfpipe.

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Luge: Wendl and Arlt defend doubles gold for Germany

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt won a second successive Olympic doubles luge gold for Germany at the Pyeongchang Games on Wednesday.

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Goldman Sachs CEO: Odds of a 'bad outcome' for economy have gone up

Olympic Games (2018) nytimes.com

Shaun White’s Bumpy Ride Back to the Top

After a disappointing fourth place in the halfpipe at the 2014 Games, the world’s best snowboarder had to “put it down” for another Olympic gold medal.

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Snowboarding: White delivers again to win third halfpipe gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - American Shaun White cemented his legacy as the most successful snowboarder of all time as he delivered a stunning routine under massive pressure on the final run of a gripping halfpipe final on Wednesday to win his third Winter Olympic gold and a landmark 100th for his country.

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White triumph caps golden century for United States

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Snowboarder Shaun White's halfpipe victory at the Pyeongchang Games on Wednesday earned the United States its landmark 100th Winter Games gold medal, prompting a series of celebratory messages on social media.

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Snowboarding: White wins third Olympic gold after halfpipe showdown

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Shaun White cemented his legacy as the most successful snowboarder of all time after winning a third Olympic gold medal in a spectacular Pyeongchang Winter Games halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-Pure Gold Reports Third Quarter Loss Per Share of $0.02

* PURE GOLD MINING INC-QTRLY LOSS PER SHARE $0.02 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Curling nytimes.com

Olympic Curler’s Shoes Are Revolting, Other Olympians Say

Tyler George competes in shoes he has used for eight years. “They’re a mess,’’ says a teammate. Did we mention George might win gold?

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Goldman was caught 'wrongfooted' in trading but outlook better: CEO

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc's trading division was caught "wrongfooted" last year, bracing for a return of volatility that did not materialize in financial markets, Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein said on Tuesday.

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Curling: Canada sweep past Swiss for first mixed doubles gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada were crowned the first Olympics mixed doubles curling champions on Tuesday, claiming gold with a 10-3 blowout win over world champions Switzerland.

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Luge: Geisenberger defends luge gold, extends German reign

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Germany's Natalie Geisenberger won her second successive Olympic gold medal in the women's singles luge on Tuesday.

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Curling: Canada sweeps past Swiss for first mixed-doubles gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada were crowned the first Olympics mixed-doubles curling champions on Tuesday claiming gold with a 10-3 blowout win over world champions Switzerland.

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Cross-country skiing: Stina takes sprint gold for Sweden

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Stina Nilsson swept aside the field in the Olympic women's sprint classic final on Tuesday, powering to victory in a time of 3:03.8 to secure Sweden's second cross-country gold of the Games.

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Alpine skiing: Shiffrin won't give up slalom gold easily

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - American Mikaela Shiffrin will enter the record books if she can win Wednesday's Olympic women's slalom event at the Yongpyong Alpine Centre.

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Goldilocks fights back but bears still swinging

LONDON (Reuters) - The fight between Goldilocks bets - on the not too hot, not too cold global economy - and market bears who have delivered some hefty blows in recent weeks, continued on Tuesday with little sign yet of a clear winner.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Goldilocks fights back but bears still swinging

LONDON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - The fight between Goldilocks bets - on the not too hot, not too cold global economy - and market bears who have delivered some hefty blows in recent weeks, continued on Tuesday with little sign yet of a clear winner.

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Alpine skiing: Brilliant Hirscher claims elusive first gold medal

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Marcel Hirscher, the greatest skier of his generation, ended his long wait for an Olympic gold medal when the Austrian claimed top spot in the men's combined event after a blistering slalom run on Tuesday.

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Snowboarding: Big boys through top-quality halfpipe qualifying

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Pre-Olympics favorites including two-time gold medalist Shaun White qualified for the men's snowboard halfpipe final in a high-scoring, high-flying contest on Tuesday.

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Investors await Goldman's $5 billion answers as trading picks up

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last year, Goldman Sachs Group Inc executives met with some skepticism after unveiling an ambitious plan to grow revenue by $5 billion, whether or not markets remained subdued. Now that trading has picked up, Wall Street is hoping the bank can do even better.

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Snowboarding: Mission Kim-possible as teenager soars to gold

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - Chloe Kim blew away the competition to win the women's snowboard halfpipe gold at Pyeongchang's Phoenix Snow Park on Tuesday, the American teenager finishing well clear of China's Liu Jiayu and compatriot Arielle Gold.

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Figure skating: After injury despair, Hanyu confident of defending gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu's preparations for the defense of his men's Olympic figure skating title have been from ideal after a bad ankle injury, but the Japanese is confident he will win in Pyeongchang --- if he skates cleanly.

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Alpine skiing: Dressen fastest, Hirscher well-placed in combined

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - Germany's Thomas Dressen posted the fastest time in the downhill stage of the men's combined at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Tuesday but Austria's Marcel Hirscher is well placed to make a push for his long-awaited first Olympic gold in the slalom.

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USA's Granato takes anonymous squad on Olympic mission

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - U.S. men's hockey coach Tony Granato has come to the Pyeongchang Olympics with about the most anonymous group of players imaginable for a mission to win America's first hockey gold medal since 1980.

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BRIEF-SmartCentres And Mitchell Goldhar Enter Joint Venture With Revera 

Feb 12 (Reuters) - Smartcentres Real Estate Investment Trust :

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Ski jumping: Norway's Lundby flies through blizzard to take gold

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - Maren Lundby of Norway outsoared her rivals on a night of snow, wind and biting cold to win the women's Olympic ski jumping competition on Monday.

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Speed skating: Wust powers to 1,500m gold for record 10th medal

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Dutch speed skater Ireen Wust secured her place in history by claiming a record 10th Olympic speed skating medal when she surged to gold in the women's 1,500 meters at the Gangneung Oval on Monday.

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Freestyle skiing: Kingsbury seals long-awaited moguls crown

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury demolished the field to win Olympic gold in the men’s moguls at Phoenix Snow Park on Monday four years after finishing as runner-up in Sochi.

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Luge: Geisenberger sets gold medal pace as Germany hit back

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - A day after Felix Loch's shock meltdown, Germany's peerless luge team got back on track as reigning champion Natalie Geisenberger emerged in the gold medal position after Monday's opening runs of the women's singles.

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Freestyle skiing: Canadian Kingsbury takes moguls gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury demolished the field to win Olympic gold in the men’s moguls at Phoenix Snow Park on Monday.

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Biathlon: Fourcade storms to victory in men's pursuit

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Martin Fourcade of France stormed to victory in the men's Olympic 12.5km biathlon pursuit on Monday, surging clear after the third shoot to repeat his success in Sochi four years ago and claim his third Olympic gold medal.

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Biathlon: Germany's Dahlmeier cruises to pursuit gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Germany's Laura Dahlmeier held her nerve in the howling wind, putting in an almost flawless shooting performance to win the women's 10km biathlon pursuit in a time of 30.35 minutes on Monday and claim her second gold of the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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Figure skating: Hanyu takes first glides towards gold defense

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Defending men's figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu on Monday took several glides towards emulating a 66-year-old record by winning back-to-back Olympic gold medals with his first public appearance since a training injury last November.

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Snowboarding: Anderson retains snowboard slopestyle gold in challenging wind

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - Sochi champion Jamie Anderson of the United States battled challenging cross winds that had delayed the start of the final to win her second successive Olympic gold in the women's snowboard slopestyle at the Pyeongchang Games on Monday.

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North Korea heads for diplomacy gold medal at Olympics: analysts

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korea has emerged as the early favorite to grab one of the Winter Olympics' most important medals: the diplomatic gold.

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Canada win gold in team event after Chan, Daleman shine

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada took gold in the team event after stellar performances by Patrick Chan and Gabrielle Daleman on Monday, with Chan landing two quads early in his free skate on his way to finally winning Olympic gold.

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Snowboarding: Anderson retains slopestyle gold in challenging winds

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - Sochi champion Jamie Anderson of the United States battled challenging cross winds that had delayed the start of the final to win her second successive Olympic gold in the women's snowboard slopestyle at the Pyeongchang Games on Monday.

Figure Skating nytimes.com

Olympic Figure Skating: Canada Wins Team Gold; U.S. Grabs Bronze

Canada showed that sending out your best is a winning strategy, easily taking the gold medal in the team figure skating event.

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North Korea heading for diplomacy gold medal at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korea has emerged as the early favorite to grab one of the Winter Olympics' most important medals: the diplomatic gold.

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Canadian, U.S. women open with wins

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - The only two teams ever to win Olympic gold medals in women's ice hockey opened their 2018 tournaments with wins on Sunday, with Canada grinding down the Russians 5-0 and the U.S. edging past Finland 3-1.

Movies nytimes.com

At This Film Institute, the Course Material Is Killer

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies in Brooklyn is examining the new golden age of horror, as films like “Get Out” strike the raw nerves exposed by Black Lives Matter and #MeToo.

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North Korea judged winner of diplomatic gold at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korea has emerged as the early favorite to grab one of the Winter Olympics' most important medals: the diplomatic gold.

Olympic Games (2018) nytimes.com

It’s Crazy Mikaela Shiffrin Will Aim for 3 Skiing Golds. It’s Crazier She May Get Them.

Already the world’s best in the slalom events, the 22-year-old has set her sights on all the Alpine races.

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Gerard wins first U.S. gold of Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - American Redmond Gerard claimed the United States’ first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Sunday with his victory in the snowboarding slopestyle competition.

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Shiffrin wins giant slalom gold

Short-Track Speedskating nytimes.com

South Korea Goes Wild for Short-Track Speedskating (and Its First Gold)

Like baseball in Boston, the sport is the favorite of the locals, and Saturday was the first of five nights of short-track frenzy at the Pyeongchang Games.

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If "diplomatic dance" were an event at the Winter Olympics, Kim Jong Un's little sister would be favored to win gold

If "diplomatic dance" were an event at the Winter Olympics, Kim Jong Un's little sister would be favored to win gold.

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Sure-fire Dahlmeier takes first Olympic gold

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - After setting alight the biathlon world with her five golds at the 2017 World Championships, German Laura Dahlmeier used her sure-fire marksmanship to win her first Olympic title in tough conditions in Pyeongchang on Saturday.

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On-target Dahlmeier takes gold in women's biathlon sprint

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Germany's Laura Dahlmeier put on a superb skiing performance and shot a perfect 10 from 10 to win Olympic gold in the women's 7.5km biathlon sprint on Saturday, with Norway's Marte Olsbu taking silver and Veronika Vitkova of the Czech Republic the bronze.

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Sweden's Kalla wins first Pyeongchang gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Sweden's Charlotte Kalla won the first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Saturday after powering away from the field to secure victory in the women's 7.5km + 7.5km skiathlon.

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Without NHL, Olympic Athletes from Russia are podium favorites

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - The absence of NHL players and the doping scandal that has ensnared Russia will only add to the pressure facing their men's Olympic ice hockey team, who arguably have the best chance in decades to win gold.

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Simone Biles offers advice to Winter Olympians

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles recently sat down with CNN and shared her best advice for the athletes heading to PyeongChang.

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How Adam Rippon plans to win gold

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Inside the mind of a gold medalist

By the time Olympic athletes arrive in Pyeongchang, South Korea, they have trained their bodies to near-perfection. But it's how well they've trained their minds that may determine who's more likely to take home a medal.

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Lindsey Vonn is moved to tears

She was moved to tears over the memory of her late grandfather, but Lindsey Vonn vowed to win gold in honor of the man she calls her her ski racing inspiration at PyeongChang 2018.

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Canada's Kingsbury tops moguls qualifying

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - World number one and gold medal favorite Mikael Kingsbury eased through the first qualifying session on Friday for the men's moguls final.

Olympic Games nytimes.com

Dozens of Russian Athletes Lose Appeal, Keeping Them Out of Pyeongchang Olympics

The 47 athletes who were denied included Viktor Ahn, a short-track speedskater who has won six Olympic gold medals, and Anton Shipulin, a biathlon world champion.

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Aly Raisman: US Olympics is very much responsible

US Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman says the US Olympic Committee failed to act on claims of abuse against Larry Nassar and bears the blame for his actions.

Olympic Games (2018) nytimes.com

North Korea’s ‘Army of Beauties’

North Korea, like other nations, sent its best athletes to South Korea in the quest for Olympic gold. But it also dispatched a squad of 230 cheerleaders, sometimes referred to as Kim Jong-un’s army of beauties.

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Raisman says former coach Geddert may have known of Nassar's abuse: CNN

(Reuters) - Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman told CNN that her former coach, John Geddert, might have known about sexual abuse by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar as early as 2011.

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Raisman says Olympics coach might have known about Nassar abuse for years

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman said her former coach, John Geddert, might have known about sexual abuse by former team physician Larry Nassar as early as 2011.

Morgan Library & Museum nytimes.com

Art Review: He Made Them Glow: A Maverick’s Portraits Live On

Peter Hujar’s photographs of friends and lovers, at the Morgan Library & Museum, captured downtown Manhattan’s golden age before the emergence of AIDS.

Olympic Games (2018) nytimes.com

Opinion: Will North Korea Win the Gold Medal for Deceit?

South Korea could be rushing headlong into a premature détente with its dangerous neighbor to the north.

Movies nytimes.com

Review: In ‘Golden Exits,’ Ties That Bind (and Cut Too)

Alex Ross Perry charts the happiness, misery and profound self-absorption of assorted Brooklynites. It’s funny! (Also sad and squirm-inducing.)