IOC President presents first gold of PyeongChang 2018 at Medals Plaza

Bobsledding tips Jamaican style

Kalla wins first gold medal of this year's games and Bjoergen makes history

Charlotte Kalla of Sweden won this year's first gold medal when she won the skiathlon. Kalla prevailed by 7.8 seconds in the 15-kilometre race in Pyeongchang on Saturday, marking the third time she has topped the podium at an Olympics. With her win, Bjoergen became the most decorated female Winter Olympian ever.

Norway's Marit Bjørgen took silver, 7.8 seconds back, to become the most decorated female winter Olympian of all time while Finland's Krista Parmakoski clinched bronze, 10.1 seconds behind the victor.

And the victor of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics' first gold medal is.

Kalla has now equalled canoeist Agneta Andersson as the Swedish woman with the most Olympic gold medals, with three.

Key Israel minister criticises Netanyahu, but staying in coalition
Benjamin Netanyahu has accused the police of engaging in a witch hunt and vowed to remain in office into the next elections. This comes in response to members of the opposition and its supporters who are calling for Netanyahu to resign immediately.

Nicknamed "The Iron Lady", the 37-year-old Bjørgen won her eleventh Olympic medal, overtaking fellow cross-country skier Raisa Smetanina, who won 10 medals competing for the Soviet Union and the Unified Team between 1976 and 1992. "It is my fifth Olympics and still to be there, I am happy with that".

Finland's Krista Parmakoski finished 10.1 seconds off the pace in third.

After Saturday's finish, Bjørgen's career haul is six golds, four silvers and one bronze.

2010 and 2014 victor Bjoergen had to settle for silver, 7.8 seconds behind, taking a women's record 11th medal overall, six of them gold.

Lent Season versus Valentine Day
The members of Jeannette Assembly of God began the year with a fasting period similar to Lent, the Rev. If you dedicate a part evening after office to them, you can still have a great Valentine's Day.

"Charlotte was stronger than me, but I am happy with silver".

Medals will also be awarded Saturday in men's short-track speed skating, women's speed skating, women's biathlon and men's ski jumping.

Her collection includes three gold medals from Vancouver 2010 and three from Sochi 2014.

Un chasseur dévoré entièrement par des lions
La tête et d'autres lambeaux de chair ont été découverts dans la réserve animalière privée Hoedspruit par la police locale. Les autorités sud-africaines ont rapporté, via des statistiques, qu'un millier de rhinocéros ont été tués en 2017.

Latest News