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Norovirus spreading in PeyongChang ahead of Winter Olympics poses risks at home

Norovirus spreading in PeyongChang ahead of Winter Olympics poses risks at home

The games are in PyeongChang, South Korea February 9-25th.

Six-time Winter Olympics gold medal winner Victor Ahn is among the athletes to waiting for approval to compete in South Korea.

The best downhillers have each had only one World Cup race to fully test the jumps and terrain in cold air sweeping down from Siberia. PyeongChang is notorious for powerful and biting wind blowing in from Siberia.

The two nations will also be marching together at Friday's opening ceremony for the first time at the Games since the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.

Eighty members of the delegation of Olympic athletes from Russian Federation will participate in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea's PyeongChang, the delegation's head Stanislav Pozdnyakov told reporters.

The coldest competition on record now was in Lillehammer, Norway in 1994. The Olympic Games will be broadcast on various NBC networks, including NBC, NBCSN and USA Network.

An opening ceremony rehearsal on Saturday saw the biting winds take temperatures down as low as -23 degrees Celsius, something even the Canadian team admitted they had never experienced before.

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Lydia Lassila has her eye on more Olympic medals. In the 2014 Sochi games, India had three representatives-Shiva Keshavan, Himanshu Thakur in alpine skiing and Nadeem Iqbal in cross-country skiing.

The group attended a ceremony in which the Olympic flag and the national flag of China were raised.

"It's a top honor for me", Yang said. In the past, skaters could lose points over using songs with with lyrics.

At the end of the 2018 Winter Olympics, the IOC will decide whether to partially or fully lift the suspension of the Russian Olympic Committee. The year Kasai was born, Sapporo hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics. We don't know when the outbreak will occur again and under which circumstances.

India competed at the Winter Olympic Games for the first time at 1964 in Innsbruck, Austria. Georgia also has 2 men on the Bobsled team: Chris Kinney for the men and Elana Meyers Taylor for the women.

"To address the shortfall in security workforce due to the isolation, 900 military personnel have been deployed to take over the work of the civil safety personnel", the Olympic organizing committee said in a statement quoted by The Associated Press. They will compete in 15 disciplines and seven sports.


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