Winter Olympic games

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Katie Couric poses in the press room at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. NBC is bringing back Katie Couric to co-host the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics next month. She will be co-host with Mike Tirico, who is replacing Bob Costas as prime-time host of the games. The ceremony will take place in South Korea on Feb. 9. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 17, 2018 - 12:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing back Katie Couric to co-host the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics next month. Couric will be co-host with Mike Tirico, who is replacing Bob Costas as prime-time host of the games. The ceremony takes place in South Korea on Feb. 9. She's hosted three Olympic...
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South Korean police officers stand as vehicles carrying the South Korean delegation pass at the check point at Unification Bridge, which leads to the Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. South Korean delegation departed for Panmunjom on Wednesday morning for talks with North Korea to further discuss the North's paricipation in the upcoming Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 16, 2018 - 10:18 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The two Koreas are meeting Wednesday for the third time in about 10 days to continue their discussions on Olympics cooperation, days ahead of talks with the IOC on North Korean participation in the upcoming Winter Games in the South. A flurry of Olympics-related meetings...
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South Korean police officers stand as vehicles carrying the South Korean delegation pass at the check point at Unification Bridge, which leads to the Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. South Korean delegation departed for Panmunjom on Wednesday morning for talks with North Korea to further discuss the North's paricipation in the upcoming Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 16, 2018 - 9:32 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The two Koreas are meeting Wednesday for the third time in about 10 days to continue their discussions on Olympics cooperation, days ahead of talks with the IOC on North Korean participation in the upcoming Winter Games in the South. A flurry of Olympics-related meetings...
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South Korean police officers stand as vehicles carrying the South Korean delegation pass at the check point at Unification Bridge, which leads to the Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. South Korean delegation departed for Panmunjom on Wednesday morning for talks with North Korea to further discuss the North's paricipation in the upcoming Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 16, 2018 - 8:55 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The two Koreas are meeting for the third time in 10 days to discuss North Korean participation in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. Officials from both sides met Wednesday in the village of Panmunjom inside the Demilitarized Zone that divides their countries...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2017, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr., right, talks with a fan after a news conference at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, N.C. Earnhardt Jr. barely had time to ease into retirement before NBC Sports gave him a full workload. Earnhardt will be part of the network's pregame show before the Super Bowl, then head to South Korea for NBC Sports' coverage of next month's Olympics. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
January 16, 2018 - 1:20 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 43 years of his life living in a bubble that consisted of NASCAR and not much else. Now that he has retired from full-time racing, he's got time to experience new adventures. Just last...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2017, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr., right, talks with a fan after a news conference at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, N.C. Earnhardt Jr. barely had time to ease into retirement before NBC Sports gave him a full workload. Earnhardt will be part of the network's pregame show before the Super Bowl, then head to South Korea for NBC Sports' coverage of next month's Olympics. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
January 16, 2018 - 10:55 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 42 years of his life living in a bubble that consisted of NASCAR and not much else. Now that he has retired from full-time racing, he's got time to experience new adventures. Just last...
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In this photo provided by The Central Partnership on Friday, Oct. 17, 2017 the promotional poster for the Russian movie "Going Vertical". Even as the Russian team faces up to being barred from next month’s Winter Games for doping offenses, audiences back home are flocking to see a movie about Soviet glory on the Olympic basketball court 46 years ago. “Going Vertical” tells the story of the Soviet Union team which won gold in 1972, becoming the first team in history ever to beat the United States at the Olympics. (Central Partnership photo via AP)
January 16, 2018 - 8:24 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's going crazy for the Olympics. The 1972 Olympics. Even as the Russian team faces up to being barred from next month's Winter Games for doping offenses, audiences are flocking to see a movie about Soviet glory on the Olympic basketball court 46 years ago. "Going Vertical" tells...
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March 04, 2017 - 5:04 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Longtime NHL defenseman Ken Klee is out as the coach of the U.S. women's hockey team after leading the Americans to gold medals at the last two world championships. Who's in? The players are waiting to hear, less than a month before the world championships and less than a year before...
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FILE In this Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his wife Yulia, second right, take part in a march in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in Moscow, Russia. Russia's opposition movement struggles to rally around one unifying figure two years after Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister, was gunned down just outside the Kremlin wall on Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, file)
February 27, 2017 - 8:33 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Two years after he was killed near the Kremlin, Boris Nemtsov can still attract crowds of supporters. But his death left in tatters Russia's opposition movement, which is struggling with infighting and seems unable to rally behind one unifying figure. In the largest Russian opposition...
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