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South Korean Olympic skaters face backlash for shaming teammate

South Korean speed skaters faced an angry backlash Tuesday after shaming a teammate in a live interview, prompting calls for their expulsion from the Olympic team.

Canada’s Virtue and Moir set new ice dance world record

Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir smashed the short dance world record to take the lead in ice dance figure skating at the Olympics on Monday.

Russian athlete Alexander Krushelnitsky leaves Winter Olympics Games amid doping probe

A Russian Olympic medalist has left the Pyeongchang Winter Games on suspicion of doping, a Russian sports official said on Monday, in a case that could jeopardize the nation’s efforts to draw a line under a year-long drug-cheating scandal.

Winter Olympics: Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky in doping probe

Russian curling medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky has been charged with a doping offence at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Nigerian bobsled pair finish 19th in heats

Nigeria’s Bobsled team began their quest for a place on podium at the ongoing 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday evening, finishing 19th in the official training Heats 1 and 2.

Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo improves, finishes 20th again

Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo improved on her personal best time in heat 3 and 4 of the Skeleton event at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang South Korea on Saturday night.

Everything has an end

All things must end sometime. This was the case of would he or would he not. South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma for a long time was the Teflon Don - nothing stuck to this man; he was able to come out of any scandal, corruption, fraud and other scraps with hardly any political damage until now. Like a cat with nine lives, he very well used up all nine lives and more.

Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo makes history at Winter Games

Nigeria’s representative in the skeleton event at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, Simidele Adeagbo, on Friday finished last in the women’s individual skeleton runs 1 and 2 featuring 20 runners.

Winter Olympics: Nigeria’s Adeagbo ends skeleton race in last place

Nigerian’s first female skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, on Saturday finished the sport’s women’s heat event at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea in last place.

Russians blank USA in intense Olympic hockey showdown

Ilya Kovalchuk and Nikolai Prokhorkin each scored two goals and the Olympic Athletes from Russia blanked arch-rival United States 4-0 in an electric atmosphere on Saturday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic men's hockey tournament.

South Korea’s Moon says ‘too early’ for Pyongyang summit

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Saturday said it was too early to think about a summit with North Korea despite the Olympic-driven rapprochement with its nuclear-armed neighbour.

Child trafficking: Presidency reiterates commitment to protect Nigerians in distress

The Presidency has reiterated its commitment to protect Nigerians in distress globally and to Child Trafficking tackle the menace of child trafficking.

Winter Olympics: Last place feels like gold medal – Ghanaian athlete

Ghana’s Akwasi Frimpong finished last in his Olympic debut but was a smash-hit nonetheless with his plucky efforts in the crackpot sliding sport of skeleton on Friday.

US skier Bode Miller backtracks over ‘blame marriage’ gaffe

US skiing great Bode Miller apologised on Thursday after suggesting that marriage was to blame for a slow slalom run by Austria's Anna Veith at the Winter Olympics.

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Winter Olympics: Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo finishes in 20th in heats 1 and 2 of...

Nigeria’s first female skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, finished in the 20th position after Heats 1 and 2 of her event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday.