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The cheers were deafening in Pyeongchang, South Korea, early Thursday when the city was named to host the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Pyeongchang celebrates host city winupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 23:59:00

CNN's Paula Hancocks reports from Pyeongchang, South Korea, just after it was picked to host the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Old-fashioned family fun in Lake Placidupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 08:29:00

No one cares that the water is cold. The kids splash at the lake's edge, play on the small sand beach as older, daring ones splash in the water and peddle kayaks, rowboats and paddleboats. Our pup eyes them all curiously. Ann Killion: When it comes to women's Olympic sports IOC just doesn't get itupdated: Tue Mar 02 2010 10:13:00

Ah, Olympic tradition. Tears. Cheers. And the International Olympic Committee looking foolish. Richard Deitsch: Daily Olympic Briefing, Feb. 22updated: Mon Feb 22 2010 12:35:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- BLACK SUNDAY, ON ICE Richard Deitsch: Daily Olympic Briefing, Feb. 19updated: Fri Feb 19 2010 12:55:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Terrible day for the United States Olympic team yesterday: It won only four medals. Phil Taylor: What's the skinny on abnormally lean ski jumpers?updated: Tue Feb 16 2010 23:39:00

It's a familiar story -- we look at the athletes' bodies and they seem unusual somehow. We think about what lengths they might have gone to in order to achieve such an abnormal build. Whatever it is they did, we wonder: Is it natural? Is it healthy? David Epstein: Previewing Nordic combined competition in Vancouverupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 11:27:00's writers will preview each event from the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Here's David Epstein's look ahead to Nordic combined. Brian Cazeneuve: Previewing ski jumping competition in Vancouverupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 10:46:00's writers will preview each event from the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Here's Brian Cazeneuve's look ahead to ski jumping. Ann Killion: Women ski jumpers left out in cold by IOCupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 16:23:00

Jessica Jerome is exhausted. The Park City, Utah, resident wakes up early to teach ski lessons to youngsters. She's working 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. shifts at events at the Sundance Film Festival to earn some cash

Jacobsen soars to Four Hills leadupdated: Thu Jan 04 2007 10:04:00

Anders Jacobsen of Norway won the third leg of the Four Hills ski jumping tournament at Innsbruck on Thursday to snatch the overall lead from Austria's Gregor Schlierenzauer, who finished a disappointing 11th at home.

Lappi wins shortened jump openerupdated: Fri Nov 24 2006 14:25:00

Finland's Arttu Lappi won the World Cup ski jumping opener in Ruka on Friday but the event was reduced to one jump because of strong winds and heavy snow.

Team Austria take ski jumping goldupdated: Mon Feb 20 2006 15:52:00

Austria won the Olympic ski jumping team event for the first time on Monday, giving teenager Thomas Morgenstern his second gold of the Torino Games.

Hettich sweeps to combination winupdated: Sat Feb 11 2006 09:40:00

Germany's Georg Hettich gave his country its second gold medal on Saturday by winning the Nordic combined individual event ahead of Austria's Felix Gottwald.

Your guide to the Winter Olympic sportsupdated: Wed Feb 01 2006 04:32:00

Don't know a triple lutz from a death spiral? Can't tell the difference between downhill skiing and Nordic combined (and doesn't all skiing go downhill anyway)?

Ski Jumpingupdated: Tue Jan 31 2006 07:01:00

Ski jumping is one of the rare skiing disciplines that did not evolve from military, transportation or communication origins. The sport dates back to 1860, when Sondre Norheim, who is still lauded in Norway as the "father of skiing", jumped 30 meters from a rock without ski poles.

Nordic Combined Skiingupdated: Tue Jan 31 2006 06:40:00

The roots of Nordic combined skiing stretch back thousands of years, but competitions are said to have been started by the Norwegian Army in 1767. The first civilian event took place some 75 years later.

Hills title shared for first timeupdated: Fri Jan 06 2006 14:12:00

Jakub Janda of the Czech Republic and Finland's Janne Ahonen finished on level points overall to share the Four Hills ski jump trophy on Friday.

Janda edges to Four Hills triumphupdated: Sun Jan 01 2006 10:00:00

World Cup leader Jakub Janda of the Czech Republic narrowly beat Finland's Janne Ahonen in the second stage of the prestigious Four Hills tournament at Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Sunday, his extra style points giving him victory.

Hills holder Ahonen wins first legupdated: Thu Dec 29 2005 12:49:00

Defending champion Janne Ahonen of Finland ended a 10-month drought on Thursday when he soared to victory in the ski-jumping Four Hills Tour opener.

Record-breaking Ahonen wins againupdated: Sun Jan 09 2005 14:33:00

Finland's Janne Ahonen soared to a hill record on Sunday and won a World Cup ski jumping event for the 11th time in 13 tries this season, in Willingen, Germany.

Hannawald to miss ski jump seasonupdated: Mon Oct 11 2004 08:46:00

Sven Hannawald, the only ski jumper ever to win the four legs of the Four Hills tournament, will miss the 2004-2005 season, former German national coach Wolfgang Steiert has said.

Fortune: COOL SCHOOL DAYS For young skiers, skaters, and lugers, the National Sports Academy is a blast!updated: Fri Feb 01 1991 00:01:00

IT'S EIGHT O'CLOCK IN THE morning, an hour when most high school kids are just beginning to think about first-period class. Steve Reynolds is already in his first ''class'' of the day: He's skiing ...

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