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Fourcade makes French Olympic history in mad dash to the line

Frenchman Martin Fourcade wrote himself into the history books with a second biathlon gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Sunday, snatching victory by a whisker in a dramatic photo finish.

Sex abuse claims could affect Olympic team

Austria’s skiing federation, OSV, president warned on Sunday that allegations of sexual abuse by former skiers against a retired coach could hurt the current Olympic team in Pyeongchang.

Alpine skiing-Kenyan Sabrina Wanjiku says living her dream at Pyeongchang Games

Kenya’s first Alpine Olympic skier Sabrina Wanjiku Simader says her dream has come true as she prepares to take to the slopes at the Pyeongchang Games.

13 African athletes to compete at Winter Olympics in PyeongChang – IOC

The International Olympic Committee has confirmed that 13 African athletes will be competing at the Winter Olympics, which got underway on Friday in PyeongChang, South Korea.

North Korea to send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

North Korea will send 22 athletes to next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang where they will join South Korean teammates as they march together at the opening ceremony, organisers say.

Austria moves to ban wearing of burqa

New restrictions come into force in Austria on Sunday banning the wearing of the full Islamic veil and other items concealing the face in public places and buildings.

Fresh mudslide in Swiss Alps as eight remain missing

Hopes of finding eight people missing after a massive landslide in the Swiss Alps alive are fading, police said Friday, as a fresh barrage of sludge forced more evacuations.

Outrage as hotel orders Jewish guests to shower before swimming

A Swiss hotel that posted signs telling Jewish clients to shower before using the pool and restricting their access to the facility’s freezer has unleashed outrage and official complaints from Israel.

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Court grants Edo PDP chairman, governorship candidate bail

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Minister: Delayed housing project in Lagos to be completed

The federal government will soon resolve the challenges delaying the completion and delivery of its Igbogbo/Bayeku Housing Scheme in Ikorodu area of Lagos State to Nigerians.