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Pyeongchang Paralympics bringing optimism to South Koreans
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Pyeongchang Paralympics bringing optimism to South Koreans

Pyeongchang, South Korea - Interest in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics, which start on Friday, is gaining momentum on the ground. Organisers have managed to sell more than 285,000 tickets, which is nearly 130 percent of their target of 220,000. These Games will be the largest in history, with 570 athletes from 49 countries taking part.…

The day after: Pyeongchang breathes, bids Olympics farewell
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The day after: Pyeongchang breathes, bids Olympics farewell

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — From volunteers to support staff to the joint Korea women's hockey team, people from many cultures bid farewell to each other and to the 2018 Winter Olympics on Monday as a swath of the eastern Korean Peninsula readied itself for something novel: relative normalcy. Seven years after a successful Olympic…

Oodles of oohs and ughs in the Pyeongchang Games
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Oodles of oohs and ughs in the Pyeongchang Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Wind, snow, ice or shine, the Winter Games had its share of golden moments that will forever be etched in Olympic lore. The American men's so-called Miracurl on Ice. Alina Zagitova. Ester Ledecka. Chloe Kim. The U.S. women's hockey team. There were also several not-so-spectacular performances in South Korea —…