United States

US Olympic CEO resigns: Scott Blackmun cites health concerns

Blackmun gave health reasons for his retirement but he had faced pressure and criticism for not acting on complaints against serial abuser Larry Nasser.

Pyeongchang 2018

IOC: No Russian flag at Winter Olympics closing march

Russia's Olympic status is suspended as IOC punishment for years of drug scandals.

IOC: No Russian flag at Winter Olympics closing march

Olympics

What is Ivanka Trump doing at the Winter Olympics?

Ivanka Trump's presence at th Pyeongchang Games could bring her in contact with a visiting delegation from North Korea.

What is Ivanka Trump doing at the Winter Olympics?

Olympics

N Korea delegates arrive in South for Olympics closing ceremony

Among the envoys is a high-ranking official and a diplomat in charge of relations between North Korea and the US.

N Korea delegates arrive in South for Olympics closing ceremony

Pyeongchang 2018

Olympic legacy: What happens when the games end?

The Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics are coming to an end, but residents of the region hope the tourists, and the prospect of peace with North Korea, won't leave with the Games.

Pyeongchang 2018

Winter Olympics: Al Jazeera speaks to special N Korean volunteer

Al Jazeera speaks to a North Korean refugee who sat alongside South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in, during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony.

The Listening Post

Olympic politics: North Korea's media charm offensive

North Korea's media games and what's really behind the Olympic story of thawing tensions between North and South Korea.

Pyeongchang 2018

Russian Olympic medalist 'fails' drug test

Bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky allegedly tested positive for meldonium at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Russian curler Krushelnitsky 'fails' Olympics drug test

Pyeongchang 2018

Eating disorders: The dark side of figure skating

Figure skaters go great lengths to preserve their 'body image' which has serious repercussions on their health.

Eating disorders: The dark side of figure skating

Pyeongchang 2018

Concerns over Pyeongchang's Olympic legacy

All sorts of concerns have been raised about what will happen after the last Olympians go home at the end of this month.

Pyeongchang 2018

Pyeongchang 2018 volunteers braving sub-zero weather

In spite of a number of hiccups in organisation, and extreme temperatures hovering around -20C, the Pyeongchang Olympics volunteers are putting heart and soul into their work.

Opinion

Olympics diplomacy cannot solve the Korea crisis

We should not mistake Olympic goodwill for geopolitical change on the Korean Peninsula.

J Berkshire Miller

by J Berkshire Miller

J Berkshire Miller

Pyeongchang 2018

Norway wins eggs at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic

Fifteen thousand eggs have been delivered to the Norwegian team kitchen in Pyeongchang Winter Olympics instead of 1,500.

Norway wins eggs at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic

Pyeongchang 2018

Pyeongchang 2018: A history of Swedish success

When the first medal events start on Saturday, you can expect to see plenty of golds around the necks of Swedes.

Pyeongchang 2018

No prayer rooms at Olympics after anti-Muslim threats

Korea Tourism Organization confirms threats of protests at the Winter Olympics forced it to back down on its plans.

No prayer room for visitors at 2018 Winter Olympics