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2018 PYEONGCHANG OLYMPICS

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Apr 5, 2022
Three-time Olympian Nana Takagi announces retirement
Nana Takagi, who with her younger sister Miho became the first pair of speed skating siblings to appear at three Olympic Winter Games, announced her retirement on Tuesday.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 28, 2022
Pyeongchang still waiting to reap benefits of 2018 Winter Olympics
'The reality is very different from what was promised to us. Back then, locals here expected the Olympics to affect us a lot.”
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Figure Skating
Oct 19, 2021
Nathan Chen says he has grown since disappointing Pyeongchang Games
The reigning world champion said he now realizes that every competition is an opportunity to show the work he has been putting into his craft.
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May 12, 2020
Researchers look to curling as next sporting frontier for artificial intelligence
A group at Hokkaido University has created an AI capable of analyzing shot options from over 10,000 possibilities.
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ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Feb 14, 2019
Joint Korean 2032 Olympic bid faces hurdles of sanctions, cultural differences and state of war
If North and South Korea succeed in their long-shot bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, any athletic feats may be overshadowed by the political achievements needed to make the games happen.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Oct 16, 2018
Cheerful personality helps Kaori Sakamoto shine on ice
Kaori Sakamoto took the skating world by storm last season in her first year as a senior competitor.
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Figure Skating
May 26, 2018
Akita group gives puppy to Olympic champion skater Alina Zagitova
Russian Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova received an Akita puppy Saturday from a group preserving the Japanese dog breed at a presentation ceremony in Moscow attended by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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Figure Skating
Apr 22, 2018
Huge hometown crowd celebrates Olympic figure skating champ Yuzuru Hanyu in Sendai
More than 100,000 people turned out to cheer Yuzuru Hanyu, who won a second consecutive men's figure skating gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, as he paraded through the streets of his hometown of Sendai on Sunday.
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Figure Skating
Mar 15, 2018
Yuzuru Hanyu to participate in talk session at ice show in Tokyo
Reigning Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will make a much-anticipated appearance before fans at an ice show in Tokyo next month, event organizers said Thursday.
BUSINESS / Tech
Mar 9, 2018
Olympics hack highlights emerging 'false flags' threat: researcher
The "Olympic Destroyer" computer virus used to attack last month's Pyeongchang Winter Games was embedded with forged code to make investigators believe the attack was done by hackers linked to North Korea, Russia's Kaspersky Lab reported Thursday.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 6, 2018
Candeloro feels Hanyu will skate 2-4 more years
The big extravaganza in Pyeongchang is over now and what a show it was. In every category, the skating performances were simply amazing.
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LIFE / Language / BILINGUAL
Mar 5, 2018
Putting Japan's Olympic success into words
Team Japan amassed 13 medals in Pyeongchang, its best ever Winter Games medal haul.
LIFE / Language / MORNING ENGLISH
Mar 5, 2018
Let's discuss the Pyeongchang Olympics
The Pyeongchang Olympics had a bit of everything: political theater, incredible athletic achievements, the wrath of Mother Nature, and more Russians caught doping.
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OLYMPICS
Mar 4, 2018
Curling charms flying off shelves at shrine in Olympic bronze medalists' hometown
Miniature curling stone charms have become a sold-out success at a shrine in the hometown of the Japanese women's curling team which won bronze at the recent Pyeongchang Olympics.
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Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Mar 1, 2018
Can Japan's women skaters catch up with Russians?
In the wake of Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva winning the gold and silver medals in such dominating fashion at the Pyeongchang Games, many are wondering how the Japanese women can close the gap on the powerful Russians going forward.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 27, 2018
Yuzuru Hanyu reflects on Olympic glory
Yuzuru Hanyu achieved his fairy-tale ending at the Pyeongchang Olympics, winning another gold medal while enduring the pain of the serious ankle injury he suffered in November.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 26, 2018
Japan's Olympic medalists give thanks for support in Pyeongchang
One day after the Winter Olympics concluded in Pyeongchang, the Japanese delegation returned home Monday and its medal-winning athletes expressed their gratitude to the fans for their warm and enthusiastic support.
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LIFE / Language / NEWS IN NIHONGO
Feb 26, 2018
South Korean newspapers praise speedskaters Nao Kodaira and Lee Sang-hwa
Nao Kodaira beat South Korea's Lee Sang-hwa to win the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics women's 500 meter speedskating event.
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OLYMPICS / SPORTS SCOPE
Feb 25, 2018
Organizers and IOC made many mistakes in planning and staging of Pyeongchang Games
Parting thoughts and parting shots from Pyeongchang:
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OLYMPICS
Feb 25, 2018
German squad completes sweep of bobsled gold medals
Francesco Friedrich's four-man German bobsleigh team won gold on Sunday with their victory at the Olympic Sliding Centre completing Germany's sweep of the bobsleigh gold medals.

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