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As the Official chemistry Company of the Olympic games, The Dow Chemical Co. technology is incorporated in the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic games, including on the surrounding roads. ... Dow has played a supporting role in the Olympics many times over the years, dating back to at least 1980.
The Calgary police Service (CPS) says it believes this is the first time a serving member of the service will compete in the Olympics. "Not only am I blessed to represent Italy, Canada and the Calgary police Service, but I am in a position that allows me to give back," Cecchini said in a Friday news release.
Beginning February 8, while keeping on top of breaking news, Holt will also have the chance to host his program from Pyeongchang while the 2018 Winter Olympics are underway. He recently talked to Parade about what he loves about the Olympics--the Winter Games in particular--and shared some ...

Two decades after being welcomed into the Olympic lodge, women's hockey's place in the Games is viewed as secure yet in some corners its survival remains tied to political correctness and the balancing of the gender scales as much as providing a competitive showcase. At the 2010 Vancouver Olympics ...
In last week's first high-level talks in more than two years, the neighbors agreed to allow North Korea to send a delegation to the Olympics that start on Feb. 9. That group will include officials, Athletes, a cheering squad, art performers, observers, martial artists and reporters. South Korean Prime Minister Lee ...
North Korea suddenly making nice for the duration of next month's Olympic games in South Korea, putting seven decades of enmity on hold for 16 days with its offers to send Athletes and entertainers across their heavily militarized border, won't fundamentally change what happens next. When the Olympic ...
The Olympics offer a unique technical challenge for TV broadcasters and cable companies every few years. With the 2018 Winter Olympics just a few weeks away, Comcast has announced its plans to offer a pretty huge variety of coverage for its Xfinity TV subscribers. While other cable providers get access ...
Seun Adigun launched a GoFundMe page in 2016 to help finance an outlandish Olympic pursuit: Start a women's bobsled team in Nigeria, a country with a sub-Saharan climate, and become the first team from Africa to compete in the sport at the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
"During my years at NBC, I loved covering the Olympics and showcasing the hard work, dedication and perseverance of Athletes from around the world. The Opening Ceremony will be a chance for South Korea to share its culture and customs and for the international community to celebrate this ...
... that will have their respective Olympic teams marching together in next month's opening ceremonies at the Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. ... The last time the two Koreas have marched together was during the 2007 Asian Games - and then, you know, prior to that, another Olympics event.
Couric also addressed concerns about whether the U.S. political climate might affect the Games. "I do think the Olympics is unique in that it transcends politics. There's this geopolitical backdrop in terms of what's happening the world, what's happening internationally," Couric said. "But I feel that this is one ...
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. Here's what you need to know: Photo. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. • More on one of the greatest spy leaks in U.S. history: F.B.I. investigators gambled in 2013 that letting a C.I.A. officer suspected of spying for China slip out of ...

The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic games Limited Edition Galaxy Note 8 features a white glass back (representing winter) emblazoned with gold Olympic Rings that are "inspired by the Olympic Torch." The phone features the same specs and functions as the standard Galaxy Note 8, but also comes with ...
But this year the sport might sound different: Pyeongchang will be the first Olympics where skaters in the men's, women's and pairs categories can use vocal music in their routines. The change isn't new; the International Skating Union voted on the issue in 2012. But the vote included a provision that the ...
Russell Currier, a 2006 graduate of Caribou High, is heading back to the Winter Olympics. Currier and Leif Nordgren of Minnesota were named Saturday night to the U.S. Olympic biathlon team for next month's Pyeongchang Games in South Korea by virtue of their results in recent International Biathlon Cup ...
... for the winter games' opening and closing ceremonies in Pyeongchang. The country has also spent more than $1.5 billion on the Alpensia ski resort, which will serve as a main Olympic venue. In total, the 2018 Winter Olympics will cost South Korea about $12.9 billion, nearly double the amount the country projected when ...
What abandoned Olympics sites look like today. Share. Shares ... For two weeks, every four years, the world's best Athletes, along with fans, coaches and the media, descend upon a different city for the Olympic games. ... Here are five former Olympics sites that look dramatically different today. 1. Rio de ...
So while relations between North and South Korea may be improving, it's fair to say relations between the US and North Korea have not. [WSJ / Andrew Jeong]; North Korea has participated in past Olympic games, and has done relatively well -- even though the country's economy is tiny, the North prides ...
North Korea agreed to send Athletes to the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month, a symbolic breakthrough after months of escalating tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs. The announcement was welcomed in the South, but few believe that the sudden charm offensive was ...
The newest Olympic sport should prove to be a crowd pleaser straight away. Big air snowboarding makes its Olympic debut in Pyeongchang, bringing tricks, thrills and danger to the slopes. Big air has been an FIS Snowboarding World Championship event since 2003 and has been at the X Games for far ...
Fresh off a pair of Golden Globe wins, Hulu is focused on a different sort of go-for-the-gold competition: the Olympics. ... More programming details will be available closer to the February event, but the Olympics provides an example of how Hulu imagines the live television viewing experience of the future.
We're one month away from the 2018 Winter Olympics and Team USA is already receiving plenty of buzz for their talented group of Athletes. One Olympic veteran named Jamie Anderson is grabbing the attention of sports lovers for all the right reasons. After winning gold at the 2014 games, Jamie is ...
A 2016 report entitled "The Oxford Olympics Study 2016: Cost and Cost Overrun at the Games" found the Olympic games held over the previous decade each have cost $8.9 billion on average. Factoring in only sports-related costs, the most expensive Summer Games were in London in 2012, which totaled ...
Adam Rippon, a 28-year-old figure skater, will be the first openly gay man to compete for the United States in the Winter Olympics. Despite a disappointing fourth-place performance at the U.S. figure skating championships Saturday night, Rippon was selected to join Nathan Chen and Vincent Zhou in ...
Noriaki Kasai is set to compete in his eighth Olympic games at the age of 45, while 23-year-old Yuki Ito is at the other end of the scale, expected to make her Olympic debut in Pyeongchang. "To nurture Athletes in this sport, it's very important that they be near ski jumps. You have to have snow, you have to ...
A North Korean Olympic official has said that his country is "likely to participate" in next month's Winter Olympic games, reports say. Chang Ung, Pyongyang's representative to the International Olympic Committee, reportedly made the comment at Beijing International Airport on Saturday. Mr Chang is ...
The best figure skaters in the United States are squaring off this week and will learn who will compete at next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. Already, there have been some surprises. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week. Delivered to your inbox, ...
Milwaukee (AP) -- Erin Jackson surprised herself and almost everyone else at the U.S. speedskating trials, becoming a first-time Olympian after just four months on ice. Coming from the world of inline skating, Jackson qualified in the 500 meters by finishing third behind veterans Brittany Bowe and ...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said in a new year speech that his country wished success for the Olympics, to be held from 9-25 February, and would consider sending a delegation. The two Koreas have been separated by the world's most heavily militarised border since the Korean war ended in 1953.
On Thursday night, the skater, who took home a bronze medal during the 2014 Sochi Olympic games, delivered a rousing ice routine set to the lively tunes of ... While Brown has yet to be confirmed for the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, the 2018 U.S. Championships play a strong role in the Olympic team ...
Pita Taufatofua, the guy you probably know for carrying Tonga's flag at the Rio Olympics while shirtless and dripping with coconut oil, is hoping to be at the Winter Olympics this year. Taufatofua competed in taekwondo in Rio (he was eliminated from the tournament in his first match) and announced four ...
See South Korea's 2018 Winter Olympics venues in new photos taken from space ... in an email. Here's what the site of the 2018 Winter Olympics looks like from hundreds of miles above Earth, and what the satellite pictures show. ... The 2018 Winter Olympic games are being hosted by South Korea in Pyeongchang County.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) banned 43 Russian Athletes for doping during the 2014 Olympics in Sochi. The most recent rulings from the IOC came at the end of December and banned 11 more athletes: Luge competitors Tatiana Ivanova and Albert Demchenko; speed skaters Ivan Skobrev ...
The one Golf Channel staffer for whom the Winter Olympics is old hat is Molly Solomon, EVP of content and executive producer, who is a product of NBC's Olympic culture, having worked 10 Games. She said one of her goals since joining Golf Channel six years ago was to immerse the staff in that culture.
The women have done their part, winning the last four Olympics to maintain their spot atop the game worldwide. Yes, the women tasked with winning a fifth straight gold at the Pyeongchang Games know exactly what is expected from them come February. "There's definitely a lot of pressure," said forward ...
And sure, he's a top contender for a spot on the U.S. team in next month's Winter Olympic games in PyeongChang, South Korea. But all his grandfather wants to know is when he's going to machan a leibedik--Yiddish for "make a living." Before he can do that, though, Aaron and many other elite Athletes ...
After missing the 2014 Olympics in Sochi because of a knee injury, Lindsey Vonn--the most successful women's ski racer in history--is set to return to the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea in 2018, where she'll race in speed events and try to add to her Olympic medal haul. On this season's ...
"I believe it would greatly help ensure the success of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic games if you could express an intention to delay joint South Korea-U.S. military exercises during the Olympics in case the North does not make any more provocations," Moon told Trump, according to South Korea's ...
(SAN JOSE) -- Two executives for U.S. Figure Skating warned against any potential boycott of the Pyeongchang Olympics by the United States. USFS President Sam Auxier, asked Wednesday about Sen. Lindsey Graham's comments that North Korea competing in next month's games should prompt a U.S. ...
"I feel exactly the same as I did before." Much like a luge track itself, Sweeney's path to the Olympics has been long, cold, bumpy and treacherous. She lost a race-off for the final spot on the 2010 US Olympic team -- to her sister. She missed out again when trying to make the 2014 team for the Sochi Games, ...
When Area 3 Special Olympics Virginia (Charlottesville and Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene and Louisa counties) contacted Classics Gymnastics in 2001 to start a program for their Athletes, Gamma said it was like everything just fell together. She soon started volunteering as the gymnastics coach for Special ...
With more than two years to refine their software, NEC and the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympics are expected to continue tweaking the program to prevent delays and allow stress-free access. This isn't a first for Japan: As the newspaper pointed out, passengers at Tokyo's Haneda Airport have ...
But Olympic insiders said they would look to accommodate the last minute entries, similar to the 11th hour discussions that went on before the Sydney 2000 Olympic games that resulted in North and South Korea marching together at the opening ceremony. At the Sydney Olympic opening ceremony the ...
NEW YORK -- During the NHL's Winter Classic on Monday, the roster for the U.S. 2018 Winter Olympics men's hockey team will be announced. Kevin Shattenkirk's name will not be on it, because the NHL has forbidden it. "I wish we were going. It still kills me that we're not," said the New York Rangers ...
The path to the Olympic games goes through Long Island craft fairs for teenagers Adam Rotbart and Logan Witte, who are hoping to gain spots on the .... "These two boys, if they don't make the Olympics, if they can't get there -- with what they've achieved and learned along the way -- to me, I don't care," ...


 

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