2018 Olympics

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A women’s hockey juggernaut, brought to you by small cities and towns

Not a single player on Team Canada lists Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary or Vancouver as her hometown. What can our big cities learn from Ste. Anne, Man.?
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Pyeongchang 2018: Pop songs with words are good for figure skating

Purists will grumble, but familiar tunes with catchy lyrics bring energy to the sport that Tchaikovsky can’t
Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik

The North Korean figure skaters have a Canadian connection

Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik spent last summer in Montreal training with Team Canada coach Bruno Marcotte
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Pyeongchang 2018: Why mixed doubles curling deserves to stay in the Olympics

Opinion: Behold a version of curling that puts men and women on equal footing, and cuts out the game’s boring parts. What’s not to like?
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Pyeongchang 2018: How Olympic athletes deal with failure

Athletes train for years to compete at the Olympic Games, but there can be only one winner. Sports psychologists are studying how they can bounce back
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Pyeongchang 2018: How can Patrick Chan fall and still finish first?

Believe it or not, it’s because figure-skating judging has gotten more honest
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What is curling? International media try to explain the sport for Pyeongchang 2018

It’s like archery, except on ice... and with granite stones.
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What to watch at the Olympics

The Winter Olympics offers a bounty of thrills, chills and spills for sports lovers. From hockey to curling to figure skating and more, here’s what to watch for
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An Olympic miracle: Is Korean reunification in the cards?

On the eve of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Allen Abel sets out across South Korea in search of a resolution to its decades-long estrangement from the North
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Do the Olympics still matter?

The Olympics have been plagued by doping and corruption. But academic and former Olympian Bruce Kidd says the Games are still an important movement.