While many of us are feasting on Christmas treats, others still have to train throughout the festive period. German triathlete Laura Lindemann has her sights set firmly on the Rio Olympics in August. DW paid a visit to the 19-year old.
Brazil's military has taken full control of security in Rio de Janeiro and the surrounding state in an effort to fight gang violence. The move comes after the Defense Ministry said security in the city was "broken."
Drama in the ladies' speedskating 500m final, pain and joy in the luge and finally a gold medal for the man considered the world's best skiier. Day 4 in Pyeongchang was packed full of medals and madness.
The evidence is clear - there was a systematic doping program in some Russian sports. But tying the wrongdoing of a nation to individual athletes was always going to be hard. The IOC now faces another huge crisis.
Pita Taufatofua shot to worldwide fame as the bare-chested and oiled Tongan athlete who carried his country's flag at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Now he's qualified for the Pyeongchang Winter Games as a cross-country skier.
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