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From 'Bonk' To 'Bombs' And 'Fly Swat': A Guide To Olympic Slang

Olympic sports have their own vernacular — terms that make no sense to outsiders. Much of it has to do with when things go wrong. And some of it has to do with Seinfeld. (Image credit: Richard...

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U.S. Men's Curling Team Wins Gold, Beating Sweden 10-7 At Pyeongchang Winter...

"It's just fantastic," U.S. skipper John Shuster said after winning the gold. The Americans had come back from the verge of elimination to win it all in South Korea. (Image credit: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty...

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Ester Ledecka Makes History, Winning Olympic Gold In Both Snowboarding And...

A week ago, the 22-year-old unexpectedly won gold in the women's Alpine super-G skiing. Now, she's won gold in the women's snowboarding parallel giant slalom. (Image credit: Clive Rose/Getty Images)

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Russian Bobsledder Disqualified For Doping, Court Says

Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva has been disqualified from the Winter Games, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Saturday. She's the second Russian athlete to fail a doping test this year....

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The 'Forgotten Olympians': Winners Even Without Medals

We know the names of the stars: Mikaela Shiffrin, Shaun White, Adam Rippon. But what about the athletes who compete and receive virtually no attention? (Image credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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Canadian Olympic Athlete And Coach Apologize After Drunken Joyride Arrest

Skier Dave Duncan, his wife and his coach were arrested after drunkenly stealing an idling pink Hummer in Pyeongchang. Until prosecutors weigh in, all three are restricted from leaving South Korea....

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Sweden Wins Gold, South Korea's 'Garlic Girls' Win Silver Medal In Curling

With their performance, the much-loved Garlic Girls medalled in a sport that's still unfamiliar to most South Koreans. The nation's first Olympic women's curling team debuted just four years ago....

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Olympics' Board Does Not Lift Suspension Of Russian Olympic Committee

Calling two doping cases "hugely disappointing," the IOC's executive board said that factors had "prevented the IOC from even considering lifting the suspension for the closing ceremony."

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Canada Has Best-Ever Winter Olympics Performance, Despite Unexpected Losses

The country has 29 medals, including 11 gold, despite less-than-gold performances from their usual powerhouses. (Image credit: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

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After Going Shot For Shot, Olympic Athletes From Russia Win Men's Hockey Gold

The Olympic Athletes from Russia won 4-3 against Germany in a game where neither team had much to lose. (Image credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

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A Russian Fan's Perspective On A Most Unusual Gold Medal Ceremony In Pyeongchang

"I was proud greatly. It was from one side, tears of pride and happiness. From another side, I regretted greatly we can't see our flag," said Natalia Kim, who lives in South Korea. (Image credit: Eric...

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Pyeongchang Olympics: Closing Ceremony Ends Biggest Winter Games Ever

The 2,920 athletes who participated set a new record; so did the number of nations — 92 – they represented in South Korea. (Image credit: Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters)

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Highlights Of The Pyeongchang Olympics Closing Ceremony, In Photos

The flame is extinguished and the torch is passed to Beijing, host of the next Winter Games. (Image credit: Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images)

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PHOTOS: Memorable Moments From The Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games

Norway is taking home the most Winter Olympic medals, 39 total — 14 of them gold. The U.S. came in fourth in the medal count, winning 23 — its lowest number since 1998, when it won 13. (Image credit:...

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Sweet Redemption As Men's Curling Team Brings Olympic Gold Home To Duluth

"The Olympics are great and all," but returning home was "way cooler than the Olympics," declared John Landsteiner, an engineer in Duluth, Minn. (Image credit: Derek Montgomery for MPR News)

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