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2018 Winter Olympics

Scott Meenagh of Great Britain competes in the Biathlon Sitting Men's 12.5km event at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre for the 2018 Winter Paralympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Switzerland's Thomas Pfyl competes during the Alpine Skiing Standing Men's Giant Slalom run 1 at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Jeongseon, South Korea, at the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

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Britain's James Whitley competes in the Alpine Skiing Standing Men's Super Combined at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Jeongseon, South Korea, at the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

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Fireworks erupt as the cauldron is lit during the opening ceremony for the XII Paralympic Winter Games in the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Ivanka Trump, U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter applauds during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. At rear right is Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee.

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Ivanka Trump, center, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, stands at the beginning of the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Fireworks explode behind the Olympic cauldron at the start of the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Fireworks explode behind the Olympic Stadium during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Fireworks explode during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Performers dance during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Ivanka Trump waves during the men's Big Air snowboard competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Knight Carlos Garcia, of New Zealand, crashes during the men's Big Air snowboard competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in shakes hands with Ivanka Trump during their dinner at the Presidential Blue House, Seoul, South Korea. Ivanka Trump has received a red-carpet welcome in South Korea as head of the U.S. delegation to this weekend's closing ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Justine Braisaz, of France skis during the women's 4x6-kilometer relay biathlon at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Wu Dajing of China celebrates after winning the men's 500 meters short track speedskating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Carolina Kostner of Italy performs during the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Gold medal winner David Wise, of the United States, celebrates with his wife, Alexandra, and their children, 3-year-old Malachi, left, and 6-year-old Nayeli, after the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin competes in the women's combined downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea.

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Silje Norendal, of Norway, jumps during warm ups for the women's Big Air snowboard final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Gold medalist team Japan, front, and bronze medalist team U.S.A. celebrate, while silver medalist team Netherlands appears dejected after the women's team pursuit speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Indian flag, center, flies amongst flags from many nations as they fly at the Olympic Village at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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South Korean team celebrate after winning the gold medal in the women's 3000 meters short track speedskating relay A final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Ski jumping team gold medalists from Norway celebrate during their medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Italy's Nadia Fanchini loses control before crashing in the women's downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea.

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Driver Rico Peter and Simon Friedli of Switzerland starts their third heat during the two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Maciej Kot, of Poland, soars through the air during the men's large hill team ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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The race start the women's 12.5-kilometer mass start biathlon at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Stadium crew members prepare the snow before a training session at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Austria's Marcel Hirscher skis to the gold medal following the second run of the men's giant slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Brendan Kerry of Australia performs during the men's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Austria's Hannes Reichelt struggles to keep control after hitting a gate in the men's super-G at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea.

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Kalle Koblet, of Switzerland, Jan Kubicik, of the Czech Republic, Konstantin Schad, of Germany, Kevin Hill, of Canada, and Alessandro Haemmerle, of Austria, run the course during the men's snowboard cross elimination round at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Athletes compete in the 10km cross-country skiing portion of the nordic combined event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford of Canada perform in the pairs free skate figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Natalia Zabiiako and Alexander Enbert of the Olympic Athletes of Russia perform in the pairs free skate figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Police officers stand around a Kim Jong Un impersonator, calling himself only Howard from Australia, at the women's ice hockey game between Japan and the combined Koreas, at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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In this multiple exposure image Natalia Zabiiako and Alexander Enbert of the Olmpic Athletes of Russia perform in the pair figure skating short program in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Players from the team from Russia gather before the preliminary round of the women's hockey game against the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Course crew strive to prepare the women's slalom course at Yongpyong alpine center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro of Canada perform in the pair figure skating short program in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Shaun White, of the United States, jumps during the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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A spectator wearing the Canada flag on his hair watches the mixed doubles semi-final curling match between Russian athletes and Switzerland at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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In this multiple exposure photo, Marek Solcansky and Karol Stuchlak, of Slovakia, take a practice run during the men's doubles luge training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Andorra's Joan Verdu skis during the downhill portion of the men's combined at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea.

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United States' Ryan Cochran-Siegle loses control just before crashing during the downhill portion of the men's combined at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea.

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South Koran President Moon Jae-in talks with Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister, during a performance of North Korea's Samjiyon Orchestra at National Theater in Seoul, South Korea.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, walks with Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister, at the presidential house in Seoul, South Korea.

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North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam, left, wipes his tears as South Koran President Moon Jae-in, right, Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister, and Hyon Song Wol, second from left, leader of North Korea's Samjiyon Orchestra, applaud after a performance of North Korea's Samjiyon Orchestra at National Theater in Seoul, South Korea. A rare invitation to Pyongyang for South Korea's president marked Day Two of the North Korean Kim dynasty's southern road tour, part of an accelerating diplomatic thaw that included some Korean liquor over lunch and the shared joy of watching a "unified" Korea team play hockey at the Olympics.

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Evgenia Medvedeva, of the Olympic Athletes of Russia, reacts after receiving her scores in the ladies single figure skating short program in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Evgenia Medvedeva, of the Olympic Athlete of Russia performs in the ladies single figure skating short program in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Evgenia Medvedeva, of the Olympic Athlete of Russia performs in the ladies single figure skating short program in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Adam Rippon of the United States performs in the men's single skating free skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev of the Olympic Athletes of Russia perform during the ice dance short dance team event in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Richard Freitag, of Germany, competes during the men's normal hill individual ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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North Korean supporters hold up Korean unification flags during the ladies' 500 meters short-track speedskating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Two skaters from Italy strain during the official training session for the men's 5,000 meters race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Course crew are shrouded in snow as they carry ski gates after the women's giant slalom was postponed due to high winds at the 2018 Winter Olympics at the Yongpyong Alpine Center, Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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In this multiple exposure photo, Andi Naude, of Canada, jumps during the women's moguls finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Vinzenz Geiger of Germany soars during a training session for the men's nordic combined competition at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Ted-Jan Bloemen of Canada, right, crosses the finish line a fraction of a second before Norway's Sverre Lunde Pedersen during the men's 5,000 meters race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Gold medallist and new Olympic record holder Sven Kramer of The Netherlands celebrates after the men's 5,000 meters race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Members of the North Korean delegation hold flags of the combined Koreas before the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Fireworks are set off during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Athletes of Russia arrive during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Athletes are introduced during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, center, poses with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, during a reception to mark the opening of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Shiva Keshavan carries the flag of India during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Vice President Mike Pence, second from bottom right, sits between second lady Karen Pence, third from from bottom left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Seated behind Pence are Kim Yong Nam, third from top right, president of the Presidium of North Korean Parliament, and Kim Yo Jong, second from top right, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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Kim Yong Nam, the 90-year-old president of the Presidium of the North's Parliament, center, and Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in and first lady Kim Jung-sook when the combined team came in during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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South Korean Olympic figure skating champion Yuna Kim lights the Olympic flame during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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South Korean Olympic figure skating champion Yuna Kim lights the Olympic flame during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Erin Hamlin carries the flag of the United States during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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North Korea's Hwang Chung Gum and South Korea's Won Yun-jong arrive during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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A young performer participates in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Fireworks go off after the Olympic flame was lit during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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A soldier takes a break from shoveling snow and ice from the seating area at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Athletes from Japan practice at the Gangneung Oval during a speed skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge at an all-party meeting, ahead of the Budget Session, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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A visitor walks along the beach near the Olympic Rings in Gangneung, South Korea. Gangneung is the site of the coastal cluster which will host ice hockey, figure skating, speedskating, short track and curling for the 2018 Olympics. The 2018 Pyeongchang Games will be held from Feb. 9 to 25.

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Models wearing the uniforms used victory ceremonies for 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games attend during an unveiling ceremony in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's Pyeongchang is the host city of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games which will be held from February 2018.

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Models wearing the uniforms used in the victory ceremonies for 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games attend during an unveiling ceremony in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's Pyeongchang is the host city of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games which will be held from February 2018.

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