Administration officials confirmed that Pence was slated to sit down with Kim Yo Jung, sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, on Feb. 10 — after The Washington Post reported about the meeting.
The rare meeting was planned to take place on that Saturday afternoon at South Korea’s
Aja Evans found her way into bobsledding in an unusual way: she competed in track and field in college before switching gears (and surfaces). Since then, she’s picked up a bronze medal in Sochi and has her eye on the prize for another medal in PyeongChang.
Ahead of the
Figure skater Mirai Nagasu made history in Pyeongchang, South Korea, when she became the first American woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics. The insanely talented athlete certainly did her fair share of practice to flawlessly land the complex and risky trick (which requires three-and-a-half midair rotations, just
When he isn’t dazzling us out on the rink, 2018 Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon struggles to commit to a TV show or movie. Instead, he joins the many of us who get sucked down the rabbit hole of YouTube on the regular.
“I feel like a TV show
GANGNEUNG, South Korea — As South Korea’s national soccer coach prepared to play Japan in a 1954 World Cup qualifier, President Syngman Rhee, who’d been liberated, with the rest of Korea, from Japan’s brutal colonial rule in 1945, had some advice should the Koreans lose: “Don’t think about
U.S. women’s hockey captain Brianna Decker has already medaled in six world championships and one Winter Olympics (in Sochi, where Team USA won silver). Heading into the Pyeongchang Games, her focus on hockey can’t be denied; when she’s not playing, though, she dabbles in a little bit of
Donald Trump Jr. slammed US Olympic medalist Adam Rippon for the athlete’s criticism of Vice President Mike Pence’s position on gay rights.
The president’s eldest son was responding to a report that claimed Rippon — an openly gay figure skater — did not want his Olympic experience to be
Chloe Kim took the world by storm Tuesday when she won the gold in the ladies’ halfpipe snowboarding competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Kim isn’t just a star in the United States; because her parents immigrated from South Korea, she has big fans in that country, as well.
ITALIAN star Dorothea Wierer stunned on the slopes of Pyeongchang this week.
The 27-year-old looked straight out of a James Bond film as she fired her rifle in the 10km biathlon.
Unfortunately for Wierer, who had entered the competition with an outside chance at a medal, she could only finish
AMERICAN luger Emily Sweeney has been left injured after suffering a brutal 68mph crash while her mother watched on in tears.
There was no immediate word on the nature of Sweeney's injury but she was able to walk toward the finish about 10 minutes after the crash.
She was said
THIS is the moment stunning Russian curler Anastasia Bryzgalova took a tumble on the ice.
She didn't let it affect her game however, as she ended up bagging a bronze medal.
The husband and wife team of Aleksandr Krushelnitckiy and Bryzgalova claimed the first Olympic medal in curling's mixed doubles when
JAPANESE short-track speedskater Kei Saito has tested positive for a banned diuretic in the first doping case of the Pyeongchang Olympics.
Saito, 21, a reserve on the 5,000-meter relay team, tested positive for Acetalozamide, which can be used to treat conditions such as glaucoma and altitude sickness but can
WINTER OLYMPIANS have many ups and downs over their two weeks at the event.
But Swiss skier Fabian Bosch has only been on the up after showing the lighter side to the behind the scenes of the Games with a couple of hilarious videos.
Bosch, 20, is not in competition until
A RUSSIAN skier was left bloodied and bruised after a horror crash on the slopes of PyeongChang.
Pavel Trikhichev, 25, was the first victim of the wind that caused the first two days of downhill competition to be postponed.
Trikhichev, 25, can be seen hurtling down the slopes in the men’s
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Tongan flag bearer Pita Taufatofua has more on his mind than just trying to compete at the Pyeongchang Olympics this week.
The 34-year-old cross-country skier is concerned about his homeland after it was hit by a cyclone that destroyed Parliament House as well as churches
For 17-year-old Korean-American Chloe Kim, snowboarding was always a passion. The Mammoth, CA, native always felt tied to the slopes, and she's dominated the field as a woman and a teenager: she was the first athlete to win two X Games gold medals before the age of 16
DUTCH speed skater Sjinkie Knegt denies giving the middle finger AGAIN after losing the 1,500-metre final at the Winter Olympics.
Eagle-eyed observers were left wondering if Knegt, 28, had subtly flipped the bird on the podium after finishing second to Lim Hyo-jun in PyeongChang.
Knegt was clutching Olympic mascot, Soohorang, with his finger pointed
U.S. figure skater Mirai Nagasu made her country proud when she completed a historic triple axel on Monday during the team event at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Nagasu became the first American woman to complete the move in the Olympics, and only the third woman overall to
NORTH KOREA'S cheerleaders serenaded South Korean fans with tender love songs on Saturday as a joint Korean ice hockey team's emotional Olympic debut ended in tears before the sister of Kim Jong Un.
The first Kim dynasty member to visit the south since the 1950-53 Korean War, Kim Yo-jong
ATHLETES are gunning for gold at this year's Winter Olympics - and hoping for some love along the way.
An Instagram account has revealed some of the Tinder profiles of athletes out competing in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
From ski jumpers and snowboarders to ice dancers and figure skaters, photos have
GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Thrown together from leagues all over the world, the players shook hands and introduced themselves to teammates they’d never met but know well thanks to a bit of technology.
Long before their first practice together Friday, members of the US Olympic men’s hockey team connected
LIZZY YARNOLD led a largest-ever British team at a Winter Olympics – in a weird and wonderful worldwide melting pot of an opening ceremony.
Skeleton champion Yarnold, bidding to become the first Brit to defend a title at the winter games, took the union flag on behalf of 59
NORWAY'S Winter Olympic team were far from egg-static to see 15,000 eggs arrive to their training camp.
The chefs attempted to use a free translation service to order the groceries for their 109 hungry athletes.
Norway's order of 1,500 evidently got lost in translation as the team tried to order
Vice President Mike Pence slammed a report that an openly gay Olympian is refusing to meet with him as “fake news.”
The vice president took a page from President Donald Trump when he tweeted on Thursday, “One reporter trying to distort 18 yr old nonstory to sow seeds of
TEMPERATURES will be below freezing, but the Winter Olympics will be hotting up from tomorrow.
And judging by these photos, there are many reasons why you should tune in to the spectacle from Pyeongchang.
From alpine ski racing to bobsled to figure skating, competitors will be laying their bodies on
FOUR years on from her life-changing gold medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics, Lizzy Yarnold is feeling like a single-minded winner again.
She is back in her ‘happy place’ — hurtling down a mountain on a tea tray at 90mph, faster than any other woman alive.
Since her skeleton triumph
HE has served in war-torn Bosnia and dodged petrol bombs in Belfast.
But lance sergeant Lamin Deen insists that is all “baby stuff” compared to the frightening feeling of standing at the top of a bobsleigh run.
Born in London to parents from Sierra Leone, Deen grew up around gangs
BRITISH superstars will be looking to bring home the gold at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Starting on Friday, the likes of Elise Christie, talented snowboarder Katie Ormerod and bobsled duo Mica Moore and Mica McNeill are set to shine.
SunSport run down the ones to watch in South
KNITTED bobble-hats with three-piece suits and ties were de rigueur for many athletes.
Some of the men puffed on their pipes between events.
Welcome to the first ever Winter Olympics, held in Chamonix in the French Alps, in 1924.
It was like an episode of Miss Marple on Ice.
Helmets and safety
WINTER OLYMPICS chiefs been rocked as 54 new cases of norovirus have been confirmed.
South Korea were forced to deploy the military after 41 security guards suffered from vomiting and diarrhea on Sunday and had to be taken to hospital.
Now the total has been taken to 86 with the