Two Afghan skiers plan to make sporting history – to be the first Afghans to compete in the winter Olympics. They are currently training in St. Moritz for the 2018 games in South Korea.
President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia will not prevent athletes from competing at the 2018 Winter Games under the Olympic flag. The statement came a day after the IOC banned the country over a doping scandal.
The penultimate day of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics saw the first woman to win gold in two different sports, while the American men won their first-ever gold medal in curling. Canada took bronze in men's ice hockey.
Germany has won gold, silver and bronze in the men's Nordic combined, sprinting to victory after six athletes broke away from the pack. Meanwhile, the German men have advanced to the quarterfinals in ice hockey.
There was plenty of drama on Day 14 of the Pyeongchang Winter Games, where a 15-year-old figure skater stole the headlines and Germany pulled off a massive upset in ice hockey.
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