Pyeongchang

  • #FreeMeekMill makes its way to the Olympics

    Support for Meek Mill took over the Super Bowl, and now it’s made its way to PyeongChang. Slovenian snowboarder Tit Stante used a permanent marker to scribble “#FreeMeekMill” on his snowboard during the Olympic halfpipe qualifiers on Monday. Mill is incarcerated, serving up to four years for a probation violation. In...
  • No Olympic truce for US, North Korea in Pyeongchang

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) – Forget an Olympic truce. The rhetoric war between North Korea and the Trump administration hasn’t skipped a beat in Pyeongchang. In its first reports about the Games, North Korea’s state-run media slammed U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday for what it called “shameful” and...
  • Appeals by 45 Russian athletes against Olympic bans rejected

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) – Russia’s desperate attempt to get 45 banned athletes – including several medal favorites – into the Pyeongchang Olympics failed just hours before Friday’s opening ceremony. The International Olympic Committee had banned Russia because of a massive doping scheme at the 2014 Sochi Games, but...