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Kelly Clark wins on halfpipe to seal trip to 5th Olympics

Kelly Clark qualified for her fifth Olympics with a victory in the season's final halfpipe qualifier        

Medals unlikely as 22 North Koreans head to Winter Olympics

A look at the 22 North Korean athletes invited by the IOC to compete at the Pyeongchang Olympics next month in five different sports        

Winter Olympics: IOC approves unified Korean team in opening ceremony, women's hockey

North Korea will participate in the Olympics next month, marching in the opening ceremony as a united delegation with South Korea and fielding athletes in five sports.        

IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

The IOC says 22 North Korean athletes will compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month after an agreement was struck with the Korean neighbors        

Talks open at Korean Olympic unity meeting in Switzerland

Olympic and government officials from North Korea and South Korea have begun a meeting at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Switzerland to confirm how they will unite for the Pyeongchang Winter Games next month        

Canada women shooting for 5th straight Olympic hockey gold

The American women's hockey team has not won an Olympic gold medal since 1998 while Canada is seeking a fifth straight Olympic title        

Impey leads Porte on count back at Tour Down Under

Defending champ wins stage 5 of Tour Down Under but Daryl Impey gains leader's jersey on a count back        

With Olympics coming, Shiffrin works because she worries

Alpine ski racer Mikaela Shiffrin worries regularly that she might not win another race        

Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber address Larry Nassar

USA Gymnasts Aly Raisman and Jordyn Weiber addressed their abuser, Larry Nassar, at his sentence hearing.        

No joke: Mortensen, Terdiman aiming at a doubles luge medal

For U.S. lugers Matt Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman, 4 years of work come down to 2 minutes in Pyeongchang        

Frenzel aiming for gold in Nordic combined in Pyeongchang

Five-time World Cup winner and Olympic gold medalist Eric Frenzel will be aiming to continue his dominance of Nordic combined at the Pyeongchang Olympics        

Last surviving medalist from 1928 Olympics dies

Carla Marangoni, the last surviving medalist from the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics, has died        

Four-time Olympic medalist Julia Mancuso retires from skiing

Four-time Olympic medalist Julia Mancuso retired from skiing after 18 years. She will serve on NBC’s broadcast crew during the Pyeongchang Games.        

Michael Phelps says he contemplated suicide after 2012 Olympics

Despite being the greatest Olympian of all-time and an American legend, 23-time gold medalist swimmer Michael Phelps says he contemplated suicide shortly after the 2012 Games in London.        

Curling will be working overtime at Pyeongchang Olympics

A 600-year-old niche sport that catches the world's attention every four years _ curling will be ever-present at the Pyeongchang Olympics        

Jordyn Wieber, a 2012 Olympic gold medalist, makes statement of sexual abuse against Larry Nassar

U.S. gymnast Jordyn Wieber, a 2012 Olympic gold medalist, made a statement in court Friday accusing Larry Nassar of sexual abuse.        

Jordyn Wieber makes statement that Larry Nassar abused her during Day 4 of sentencing

Olympic gold medalists arrived in court this morning to make victim statements at Larry Nassar sentencing.        

IOC: More initiatives coming to promote Korean unity

Olympics organizers say "exceptional measures" are warranted to promote Korean unity at the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang, welcoming a recent deal between the North and South but vowing "some much more exciting initiatives" will emerge this weekend        

Russia's top skier needs a World Cup result before Olympics

Russia's best Alpine skier has a big worry ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics, and it's got nothing to do with the fallout from the Sochi doping scandal        

Lindsey Vonn is second in Cortina downhill; Mikaela Shiffrin finishes third

Vonn was faster than Sofia Goggia midway but had trouble landing a jump        

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