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Olympic PyeongChang

          It will be cold and colorful, dramatic and dangerous, exciting and emotional — the 2018 Winter Olympics is set to burst into life in South Korea. Some events have already begun, but an opening ceremony full of pride, passion, tradition and most probably a bit of politics will get the PyeongChang Games officially under way Friday. Nearly 3,000 athletes from 93 countries are set to compete for a record of 102 medals across 15 different sports from February 9-25. From the participation of Russian athletes in the wake of doping scandals, and icy Siberian winds potentially rendering it the coldest Games ever, to North Korea’s inclusion and free condoms.

 

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