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Why one tiny Scottish island is key to every Olympic curling stone

Why one tiny Scottish island is key to every Olympic curling stone

Nature has been very kind to us. The Ailsa Craig has been known for fine granite for curling stones for over a century. Andrew Kay knew it and people even before Andrew Kay knew to use Ailsa Craig granite for curling stones. You can go through history and you’ll find even over two hundred years …

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KTX Train Korea! Take the KTX Train to the BEACH or SKIING in Korea!

KTX Train Korea! Take the KTX Train to the BEACH or SKIING in Korea!

Hi! This is Amy Moncure and this weekend we went on a reconnaissance mission to Pyeongchang riding the new KTX high-speed train to learn what do we need to know in order to have a successful and smooth Olympic visit. We wanted to know what the new high-speed train from Seoul to be on PyeongChang …

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Meet the Iranian skier who blazed a historic path in PyeongChang | Far From Home

Meet the Iranian skier who blazed a historic path in PyeongChang | Far From Home

Iran is not what the rest of the world thinks it is. People think the hijab stops Iranian women from doing what they want to do. Our women can be just as strong as the men. (FAR FROM HOME, PRESENTED BY BRIDGESTONE) (6 UNLIKELY STORIES OF OLYMPIC HOPE) (TEHRAN, IRAN) Are you ready? The way …

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“Yeong-mi!” S. Korea’s curling ‘girl group’ creates sensation during the Olympics

“Yeong-mi!” S. Korea’s curling ‘girl group’ creates sensation during the Olympics

With the screams “Yeong-mi” echoeing through the stadium becoming increasingly familiar, the Korean women’s curling team was arguably the biggest fan favorite in this Olympics. Other than being virtually unbeatable, their unique style, characteristics, team chemistry and contagious enthusiasm clearly set the ladies apart from their competitors. Lee Jeong-yeon gets us better acquainted with the …

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Curling Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Curling Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Pyeongchang 2018 – Stories To Watch. Curling. Curling appeared at the Olympics in 1924. After that it dipped on and off as a demonstration sport mainly, but did not become an Olympic regular again till 1998. The game itself rewards good concentration, steady nerves and team strategy, with one person sliding the rock and one …

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South Korea’s women’s curling team make final after thrilling victory over Japan

South Korea’s women’s curling team make final after thrilling victory over Japan

Turning our focus to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics… now into its penultimate day. South Korea’s women’s curling team is on the brink of grabbing a surprise gold medal after they beat Japan in a nail-biting semifinal at the PyeongChang Curling Centre on Friday night. The quartet, led by their skip, Kim Eun-jung, won eight-seven after …

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Alpine snowboarder Lee Sang-ho wins Korea’s 1st gold at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games

Alpine snowboarder Lee Sang-ho wins Korea’s 1st gold at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games

Alpine snowboarder Lee Sang-ho… had a golden weekend at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games on Sunday. Lee managed to finish the men’s giant slalom race with the shortest combined time for two runs… at 1-minute 35-point-7-6 seconds. This is Team Korea’s first gold medal at the 8th Asian Winter Games,… and also the country’s …

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Six South Korean skiers competing in Wednesday’s cross-country skiing event

Six South Korean skiers competing in Wednesday’s cross-country skiing event

And on Wednesday morning,… the cross-country skiing events got underway. Today’s games are the shorter 1-point-1 kilometers and 1-point-5 kilometers sprint courses,… and Team Korea is hoping to add another medal to its tally. Six South Korean skiers participated, including Sin Eui Hyun, who qualified for semi-finals,… finishing in 3-minutes-11-point-33 seconds to come 8th out …