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How many calories normal people actually burn doing 9 Winter Olympic sports

We've rounded up nine of the most exciting winter sports at Pyeongchang to determine about how many calories you'd burn based on a metric called METs.

A highly-contagious stomach virus is sweeping the Olympics, with 261 confirmed cases — and two skiers have now gotten it

The virus is a leading cause of diarrhea worldwide, and the bug is quickly spreading around Pyeongchang. Here's how to avoid getting infected with norovirus.

How 22-year-old American Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin, called ‘the next Lindsey Vonn,’ became the world’s best slalom skie...

Mikaela Shiffrin made history at Sochi when she won gold in the slalom at the age of 18. This year, she's already earned her first gold in Pyeongchang.
Becca Hamilton of the United States delivers a stone against Olympic Athletes from Russia in the Curling Mixed Doubles Round Robin Session 1 during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Curling Centre on February 8, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea.

Why curlers sweep the ice

Breaking down the science of the sport.

The most important muscles for different Winter Olympic sports

Here's a primer on which muscles all the Pyeongchang athletes are relying on in their quest for the gold.

Olympians may be taking cues from Silicon Valley’s favorite way to do drugs

Testosterone microdoses may escape regulators’ radar because they only stay in the system for the duration of an event.
Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister, stands behind the US Vice President Mike Pence.

Video shows Kim Jong Un’s sister throwing a look to the camera while standing behind Mike Pence

The US Vice President and Kim Yo Jong did not speak publicly during the opening events in Pyeongchang, but their close physical proximity gained much attention.
PyeongChang's slopestyle course is a thing of beauty — all the athletes are stoked on it.

Slopestyle is set to be one of the most high-flying, entertaining events of the Olympics — take a look at the insane course

Ski and snowboard slopestyle is a relatively new discipline, but it's quickly becoming a crowd favorite.