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Trump and Kim raise summit hopes after days of brinkmanship

Trump rattled the region on Thursday by cancelling a planned June 12 meeting with Kim in Singapore, citing "open hostility" from Pyongyang

North and South Korea hold historic summit

The leaders of the two Koreas are at the 'threshold of a new history'

White claims gold, slams ‘gossip’ as winds throw Games into chaos

The US snowboarding great may have won his third Olympic gold, but he still faced questions over sexual harassment claims laid against him

American teen Kim melts hearts with tearful snowboarding gold

The 17-year-old, who has melted the hearts of home fans in Pyeongchang, justified her status as the hot favourite with an eye-popping top score

Sister act: Kim Yo Jong visit dominates South Korea headlines

Educated in Switzerland like her brother, Kim Yo Jong has risen rapidly up the ranks since he inherited power from their father Kim Jong Il.

Angry snowboarders hit out at ‘dangerous’ Olympic final

None of the snowboarders suffered major injury, but the IOC and International Ski Federation faced questions as to why the final was not shelved.

Winter Games marred by doping cloud

With its lengthy history of drug cheats, the Winter Olympics is working hard to clean up its act

Winter Olympics calling for Ghana’s skeleton ace

After failing to qualify as a sprinter, Ghana's Akwasi Frimpong is set to become the second athlete from West Africa to compete in Pyeongchang

‘Terrifying’ – Nigerian women fight fear to make Olympic bobsleigh history

Billed as "Cool Runnings" reloaded, the Nigerian women's bobsled team admit they battle their demons every time they climb into the sled.

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