Russian bobsleigh pilot tests positive for banned substance

A second Russian athlete competing at the Winter Olympics has tested positive for a banned drug.

More

Ivanka Trump 'very, very excited' to lead US delegation at Winter Olympics

Ivanka Trump has landed in South Korea to attend this weekend's closing ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

MORE

Teenage dream: 15-year-old Zagitova holds her nerve to take figure skating gold at Winter Olympics

The balance of the sport's power has shifted east, where it is likely reside for some time to come in the gleaming blades of Russian Alina Zagitova

MORE

Russia's Alexander Krushelnitsky stripped of Winter Olympics medal after admitting doping charge

Alexander Krushelnitsky has been stripped of the mixed doubles curling bronze medal won at the Winter Olympics after admitting to using meldonium, the Court of Arbitration for Sport's anti-doping division has announced.

MORE

Russian curler Krushelnitsky faces CAS doping hearing on Thursday

Alexander Krushelnitsky's hearing following a positive test for meldonium will be held in Pyeongchang on Thursday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport's anti-doping division has announced.

MORE

Speed skater overcomes injury, only to crash again and be disqualified

A British Olympic speed skater's dream is over after she was dramatically disqualified from her women's 1000m heat in Pyeongchang.

MORE

Latest: 'This has been unreal,' Brendan 'Bubba' Newby delighted at his Winter Olympics appearance

Latest: Brendan Newby, the first Irish half-pipe skier in the history of the Winter Olympics, was just one place off qualifying for the final at the half-way point of his qualifying group in PyeongChang today.

MORE

Christie ‘desperate’ to keep Olympic dream alive

Elise Christie is “desperate” to overcome an ankle injury to make a final bid for Winter Olympics glory in Pyeongchang.

MORE

French ice dancer suffers wardrobe malfunction on live TV at Winter Olympics

The first notes of Ed Sheeran's Shape Of You had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned.

MORE

Medal-winning Russian curler facing anti-doping procedure

The Court of Arbitration for Sport's anti-doping division has announced it has begun proceedings against medal-winning Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky.

MORE

Russian athlete suspected of failed doping test - report

A Russian athlete competing at the Winter Olympics is suspected of failing a doping test, according to reports in Russia.

MORE

Seamus O'Connor finishes 18th in Halfpipe at PyeongChang

A brilliant first run saw Irish snowboarder Seamus O’Connor within touching distance of qualifying for the half-pipe final at this morning's Winter Olympics qualifying session in PyeongChang.

MORE

Winter Olympics: ‘You’re going up the chairlift and you see these little tornadoes’

The Winter Olympics are supposed to be cold, of course. Just maybe not this cold.

MORE

Sweeping away the curling misconceptions

The tension was thick. The mood was glacial. And the siblings were sparring.

MORE

Thaw in the air even in sub-zero temperatures

In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side yesterday under exploding fireworks that represented peace, not destruction, as the 2018 Winter Olympics opened on a Korean Peninsula riven by generations of anger,
suspicion and bloodshed.

MORE

Irish heart beats strong in Norwegian islander Thomas

Given his surname and upbringing — on a tiny island of fewer than 600 people in Norway — on first glance it seems unlikely that Thomas Westgaard would be competing for Ireland in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

MORE