Pyeongchang lies in mountainous terrain at the uppermost eastern corner of South Korea, about an hour from the border with North Korea. Normally, its proximity to the demilitarized zone, and the North beyond, would not be an issue.
Rushing to meet a deadline imposed by Olympics officials, the Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to endorse a bid for the 2028 Summer Games even though council members acknowledged they were acting without complete information.
Monique Lamoureux-Morando and twin sister Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson are on a 27-hour road trip as members of the U.S. women's national hockey team head to Tampa to start training for the 2018 Winter Olympics three weeks earlier than scheduled.
A report issued Wednesday by key Los Angeles staff recommends the City Council approve a 2028 Olympic bid despite incomplete information and the "greater uncertainty" of committing to the massive sports event more than a decade in advance.
When asked to explain the secret of Los Angeles on the eve of the 1984 Summer Olympics, the late poet, novelist and fantasist Ray Bradbury broke it down, capturing the ingenuous advantage the city enjoyed as it was coming of age.
The president of the International Olympic Committee insisted no decision will be made about Russia's participation in the Winter Games until a pair of committees investigating doping allegations against the country are through with their work.
The International Paralympic Committee said Bahman Golbarnezhad crashed about 10:40 a.m. local time on a mountainous stretch of the road cycling course and suffered cardiac arrest on the way to the hospital.
Fort Mill's newest middle school — Pleasant Knoll — opened its doors for the first time to students Thursday. Photographers snapped photos of the excited kids as they entered the new building on the first day. More than 800 students attend.
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