Top Winter Olympics facts you may not know

Let's face it, there aren't many people who could ace a pub quiz based on the Winter Olympic Games. You could generally be forgiven if you don't know your Luge from your Lutz, or your Slalom from your Skeleton. But now the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have started, it's

When to watch Team GB’s medal hopefuls at Winter Olympics

Get out your diaries, set your alarm clocks - these are the dates and times you NEED to know as the Winter Olympics get under way. Here, we're telling you when you'll be able to watch Team GB's athletes competing at the Games in PyeongChang. This year, Britain is taking

Winter Olympics 2018 full schedule, TV times and how to watch in UK

It's official - the Winter Olympics have begun, with Great Britain targeting a record medals haul at PyeongChang 2018. The opening ceremony takes place today, but the early stages of ski jumping and curling started on Thursday. Team GB want five podium finishes from their athletes to surpass the best-ever

Russian skier somehow walks away from shocking downhill crash

It didn't take long for the PyeongChang piste to claim its first victim when downhill was finally allowed to run following postponements for win. Third out of the gate, Pavel Trikhichev failed to tame the icy and blowy conditions and spectacularly crashed out of the men's alpine combined event. Trikhichev,

Winter Olympics 2018 medal table as results drop in PyeongChang

It's still early days, but Team GB is yet to win a medal at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. That's not to say it can't still hit its target of five medals in South Korea. British athletes have been challenged to bring home a record haul of medals. Funding agency UK

Cyber-attack took place during the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony

The 2018 Winter Olympics website was hit by a cyber-attack during the opening ceremony on 9 February, officials have confirmed. As well as the website, TV and internet systems were also disrupted - although operations were restored about 12 hours later. While officials have confirmed the cyber-attack, they have not

Korean spectators aren’t too impressed by curling at the Winter Olympics

If you appreciate strategy, teamwork and skill, curling is a great spectator sport. If you prefer to see blood, sweat and tears, you might diagree. A group of young Korean fans watching the sport at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang overnight appeared to fall into the latter category. They were inside

Brit skating queen Elise Christie and boyfriend target golden Valentine’s

Elise Christie wants to give her boyfriend the perfect Valentine’s gift - and he’s planning on giving her one to match. Christie and Hungarian short track speed skater Shaolin Liu are both considered top medal contenders in PyeongChang. She advanced to Tuesday's 500m quarter-finals, setting an Olympic record in her

When to watch Team GB’s medal hopefuls at Winter Olympics

Get out your diaries, set your alarm clocks - these are the dates and times you NEED to know as the Winter Olympics get under way. Here, we're telling you when you'll be able to watch Team GB's athletes competing at the Games in PyeongChang. This

Top Winter Olympics facts you may not know

Let's face it, there aren't many people who could ace a pub quiz based on the Winter Olympic Games. You could generally be forgiven if you don't know your Luge from your Lutz, or your Slalom from your Skeleton. But now the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have started, it's

The rules of curling explained as Winter Olympics gets under way

As Winter Olympics sports go, curling is one of Britain's strongest. In PyeongChang, both Team GB's women's and men's teams will be going for gold. The women's team, led by Scot Eve Muirhead , are desperate to improve on the bronze they took in Sochi four years ago. And