Amid Tense Geopolitical Backdrop, Pyeongchang Opening Ceremony Stresses Harmony

The Winter Games kicked off in this ski-resort town with a volatile blend of geopolitics and Olympic pageantry, foreshadowing an event in which international intrigue will provide a dramatic backdrop for sporting grandeur. In an Opening Ceremony on Friday staged just 50 miles south of the inter-Korean border, delegations from …

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Best photos of Day 1 at 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang – National

The first full day of competition got underway Saturday at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with five medal events and a slew of qualifying rounds. From curling and speedskating to ski jumping and snowboarding, here’s a look at some of the best photos (so far) from Day …

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