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Norway's Silje Norendal's hair blows in the strong wind during the women's snowboard slopestyle final event at the Phoenix Snow Park during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Monday. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chris Mazdzer waves the American flag after earning his silver medal in men's singles luge Sunday in Pyeongchang. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Soohorang (left) the mascot of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, and Bandabi, mascot of the Paralympics, welcome visitors to the Alpensia Resort in Pyeongchang, one of many facilities that has been reworked for the games. Bill Chappell/NPR hide caption

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Skiing was second nature for Dunklee, but shooting a rifle at first felt alien to her. In the wake of mass shooting tragedies in the U.S., she has wrestled with ambivalence over using rifles for sport. John Tully for NPR hide caption

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With Few Fans And Little Funding, U.S. Biathlon Team Hopes For First Olympic Medals

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The proposed logo for Russian athletes who are permitted to compete in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, and other rules, are sure to create a stir at the Olympics, an event that's heavy on both symbolism and patriotism. Olympic Athlete from Russia Implementation Group hide caption

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Bobsled pilot and two-time Olympic medal recipient, Elana Meyers Taylor, and US National team member Lolo Jones, left, push off the start during a training run in Lake Placid. John Tully for NPR hide caption

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A Kind Of Chaos: The Science And Sport Of Bobsledding

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The World Anti-Doping Agency says it has acquired more than three years of testing data from the lab, in the building pictured here, which WADA says was the site of a state doping program of Russian athletes. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An undated aerial photo of the Olympic venues in PyeongChang, South Korea. Courtesy of PyeongChang Organizing Committee hide caption

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Rural South Korean County Prepares For Role As 2018 Winter Olympics Host

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For next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea, NBC will broadcast the action live to American TV audiences from the Gangneung Curling Centre and other venues. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption

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The Asiatic black bear is now an endangered species, after being captured in the wild and farmed for its bile. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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Bears That Inspired 'Adorable' Korean Paralympic Mascot Live In Caged Captivity

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