Slovakianskier Henrieta Farkasova won the first gold medal of the PyeongchangParalympics Saturday and the United States of America clinched a hat-trick of victories as sporting action got under away at Games marked by a rapid inter-Korean thaw.
In the stands of the Alpensia Biathlon Centre, spectators watching the North's first Winter Paralympians welcomed their presence as a sign of improving ties, and said they hoped the rapprochement would last.
The Paralympic cauldron was lit by Seo Soonseok, the captain of South Korea's men's wheelchair curling team.
North Korea was in focus as the country's first two athletes to ever compete at a Winter Paralympics paraded into the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium under their own country's flag. The games get concluded on March 18.
It proved to be the trigger for a series of conciliatory steps between the two Koreas, who remain technically at war, culminating in Thursday's announcement at the White House.
Google Doodle to mark the commencement of Winter Paralympics 2018.
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UCLA surprised to be part of First Four Crosstown rival USC did not receive an at-large bid, despite its second-place showing at the Pac-12 Tournament . Bonaventure is driven by the guard play of seniors Jaylen Adams (19.8 points per game) and Matt Mobley (18.5).
He pointed out that Robinson is still one of the top wide receivers in the league because he can keep the defense guessing. Knowing their current state, Robinson likely landed in the optimal offense to succeed from a production standpoint.
Over on the Notre Dame side, they're sitting at 20-14 on the year. "It's kind of a fitting end to how our season went", Brey said. A potential Notre Dame-Oklahoma State championship game would be pretty fun. "I know we beat (the Orange) on their floor".
A few sprinkles will be possible in Eastern Kentucky for Wednesday and Thursday , with a wintry mix possible for Friday . Under clear skies and with winds going calm Wednesday morning lows will once again drop into the upper 30s to lower 40s.
At the same time, it has to be remembered that Sevilla were the team disappointed with the fact that the first leg ended goalless. The player appeared to sit out training on Monday, but manager Jose Mourinho told the media: "He did (train) after you left".
Trump's remarks at a campaign rally Saturday night are the latest example of his inappropriate behavior, Flake said. Flake said on NBC's " Meet the Press ". "But that's not to say it will stay that way", Flake responded.
It was only just recently that the much beloved Rick Ross [VIDEO ] was reportedly in the hospital on life support. Rapper Biz Markie also paid tribute , saying: "He had two flawless singles and the platonic rap remix".
FILE PHOTO: Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah waves upon his arrival, in the northern Gaza Strip October 2, 2017. Palestinian intelligence chief Majid Faraj was part of the convoy but was not hurt either, the security source said.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho defended Jurgen Klopp after the Liverpool manager fumed at defender Dejan Lovren . But the Portuguese disputes the idea that Rashford is being held back under his charge.
Potential trade war threatens global economic growth, OECD warns
Global economic growth accelerated past year as higher investment and falling unemployment drove pickups in most major economies. The Paris-based organisation said the world economy was on course to expand at an annual pace of 3.9% over the next two years.
Pogba misses training ahead of Sevilla tie
Rivals Watch: Following the four ties that were played last week, there are four more last-16 games taking place this week. David De Gea was undoubtedly the stand-out performer as the Reds played out a goalless draw in Andalucia three weeks ago.
CM Punk teases a fight at UFC 225
It's been rumored for a while now, and where there's smoke, there's more often than not fire. June 9th, 2018 is when UFC 225 happens in CM Punk's own hometown of Chicago, Illinois.
Solace for Uber as Ola officially launches in Sydney
SoftBank is also the largest shareholder in Uber, after the Japanese telecom firm recently bought 15 per cent of its stake. Ola, a ride-hailer originally out of India, launched in Sydney Monday following its introduction in Perth last month.
Lumentum to Purchase Oclaro For $1.8 Bln
Cowen restated a "buy" rating and set a $8.00 price objective on shares of Oclaro in a research report on Tuesday, February 6th. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has 80,000 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. (NYSE:COH) for 35,855 shares.