Shirtless Tongan strikes again, steals show in Closing Ceremony

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The Russian athletes were not allowed to participate under the national flag and performed as the team of Olympic Athlete from Russia under a neutral Olympic flag in line with the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made on January 5.

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics concluded with a spectacular closing ceremony here on Sunday.

South Korean boyband sensation EXO performed and there were fireworks aplenty, but no Russian Federation flag flying at a ceremony held after members of the victorious men's Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation ice hockey team sung the banned national anthem following a golden-goal win over Germany. And the hope is that these moments will help build the foundation for the bridge that brings North and South Korea together.

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He also said that the first stage of the trials was over, and that the Su-57 will be undergoing experimental combat training. It's a deployment that could potentially increase the level of danger to USA forces operating inside the country.

US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka was just a few seats away from North Korea's Kim Yong Chol, who is accused of masterminding attacks on South Korea and is blacklisted by Seoul.

It was a fitting send-off for the Games and for Bjoergen, 37, who completes her Olympic career with a record-breaking 15 medals and was one of the stars of the 16 days of competition. Sweden, on the other hand, won gold in both 2006 and 2010, and silver in 2014. Germany also won 14 medals. Canada were third with 11 golds, while hosts South Korea were seventh.

The way the International Olympic Committee had dealt with the wider Russian doping affair, allowing 168 Russians to compete as neutral OAR athletes, 'is not a blueprint because I hope this affair remains a unique one, ' he said.

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Slightly less than half - 48% - had an underlying medical condition, most commonly asthma, a neurologic disorder or obesity. Despite the increased number of diagnoses, the Health Department said hospitalizations dropped 13 percent, to 2,160.

The Closing Ceremony - hosted by figure skating commentating trio of Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir and Terry Gannon - will air in primetime Sunday evening at 8p.m. ET/5p.m. PT. However, two of the competitors failed drugs tests.

He said: "I can truly say: the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 are the Games of New Horizons". During the closing ceremony, chants of "Rossiya (Russia)" could be heard.

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