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Ivanka Trump Watched The Snowboarding Finals In South Korea & Twitter Was NOT About It

On Friday, President Donald Trump's eldest daughter was taking in the snowboarding action in PyeongChang, South Korea, and social media had some feelings about it ― Twitter reacted to Ivanka Trump at the big air finals with a combination of surprise,…
By Chris Tognotti

The 2018 Olympics Closing Ceremony In 19 Beautiful Photos

While it is always tough to top the sparkle and excitement of the opening ceremony, photos of the 2018 Olympics closing ceremony show how PyeongChang still managed to closed it out in style. From K-pop stars and Ivanka Trump to the athlete parade and…
By Celia Darrough

Ivanka Straight-Up Ignored One Country's Rep At The Closing Ceremony & Here's The Proof

Ivanka Trump led the U.S. delegation at the closing ceremony of the Olympics on Sunday. Although her gestures at the event weren't quite as politically loaded as Vice President Mike Pence's had been at the games' opening, they were still symbolically…
By Monica Hunter-Hart

Beijing Teased Its 2022 Winter Games & All Eyes Were On Its Wild Lit-Up Bears

One of the most exciting parts of the Olympic closing ceremony? The peek we get at the next Winter Games. The next host city gets a chance to tease what's in store, and Beijing's 2022 Olympics closing ceremony performance blew everyone away. It had r…
By Celia Darrough

Gus Kenworthy's Closing Ceremony Tweet Threw Some Major Shade Toward Ivanka Trump

Just before the Olympic closing ceremony on Sunday, U.S. skier Gus Kenworthy threw some shade at Ivanka Trump, who was leading the American delegation. He expressed pride for his fellow athletes and the effort they'd put in to qualify for the Olympic…
By Monica Hunter-Hart

Ivanka Trump's Closing Ceremony Outfit Will Keep Her Cozy In The Evening Cold

Vice President Pence led the United States delegation at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, but it was Ivanka Trump who was present for the closing ceremonies. The president's daughter is in South Korea to celebrate the end of the of the 23rd Winter …
By Jessicah Lahitou

Why It Matters Who Was Sitting With Ivanka At The Closing Ceremony — And Who Wasn't

With the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang all but wrapped up, there were still some lingering surprises for the last day of activities. Sunday saw the final competitions as well as the games' closing event, and as the latter was set to begin, some…
By Monica Hunter-Hart

This Is The Frigid Temperature Closing Ceremony Attendees Had To Endure

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang held a ton of extreme weather, from frigid temperatures to high winds that interfered with events. For audience members, the opening and closing ceremonies were particularly brutal because they had to sit in a …
By Monica Hunter-Hart

Here's Exactly How Many Medals The U.S. Won In This Winter Olympics

Don't look now, but the 2018 Winter Olympics have finally drawn to a close. As of now, every last event on the calendar in PyeongChang has been completed, meaning the medal count for the games has been finalized. And if you're an American eagerly roo…
By Chris Tognotti

Nope, You're Not Going To See The Russian Flag At The Closing Ceremony — Here's Why

If you were hoping to see Russia march in the 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony... Well, don't hold your breath. In a unanimous vote Saturday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) opted to continue Russia's Olympic ban into the closing cerem…
By Morgan Brinlee

You Need To Watch Yuzuru Hanyu's Stunning Routine In The Figure Skating Exhibition Gala

The reigning 2018 Olympic men's figure skating champion continued to impress on the ice during the exhibition gala on Saturday, Feb. 24. Yuzuru Hanyu's figure skating exhibition gala routine was so gorgeous and emotional. The two-time gold medalist o…
By Mallory Carra

The Songs Javier Fernandez Figure Skated To In The Exhibition Gala Are Such A Throwback

On Saturday, in a fun and dynamic event, bronze medalist figure skater Javier Fernandez dazzled the crowd with his exhibition medley. Performing in a superhero costume to a slew of 80s songs, including "Maniac," the 26-year-old Spaniard delighted vie…
By Chris Tognotti

The Video Of Javier Fernandez's Figure Skating Gala Routine Is So Amazingly EXTRA

Now that all the figure skating competitions are complete, the athletes are having a bit of fun — including Javier Fernandez, the 2018 bronze medalist in men's figure skating. On Saturday, Feb. 24, Javier Fernandez's figure skating exhibition gala ro…
By Mallory Carra

Kaetlyn Osmond Figure Skated To A Cover Of "Hallelujah" & It Will Melt Your Heart

To cap off her time at the 2018 Winter Olympics, bronze medalist Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada gave a moving performance at the Olympic Figure Skating Exhibition Gala in PyeongChang, South Korea on Saturday. While the Canadian figure skater exuded emotion…
By Morgan Brinlee

The North Korean Duo's Figure Skating Exhibition Gala Routine Charmed Twitter's Socks Off

On Saturday, the final day of competitive events during the 2018 Winter Olympics, a host of figure skaters took part in an exhibition gala to end the games. And one of the performing duos hailed from South Korea's notoriously hostile neighbor to the …
By Chris Tognotti

This Country Could Be Left Out Of The Olympic Closing Ceremony Parade Of Flags

The 2018 PyeongChang Games will go out in style on Sunday, as athletes from 92 countries walk in the traditional closing ceremony parade. But as competitions wind down and athletes prepare to return home, Russians competing as neutral Olympic Athlete…
By Lauren Holter

Get Pumped For The 2020 Summer Olympics, Because They're Not That Far Off

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang are drawing to a end after two intense weeks of athletic competition, including upset wins and shocking losses. If you're already craving your next fix of world-class shows of athleticism and ready to go down a…
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Adam Rippon Won't Be In The Figure Skating Gala & The Reason Why Might Surprise You

Although it's not a scored competition, the Olympics Figure Skating Exhibition Gala is an opportunity for Olympians to let their hair down, so to speak. The event, which falls at the end of the 2018 Winter Games, signals the end of the Olympics figur…
By Morgan Brinlee

How The 2018 Olympic Flame Will Be Put Out Is A Total Mystery RN

Although legend has it that the Olympic flame burns continuously, the reality is a bit different. Extinguishing the Olympic flame is a key part of each Olympics' closing ceremony. So who puts out the 2018 Olympic flame? Closing ceremony organizers ar…
By Morgan Brinlee

This Is What Ivanka Trump & Sarah Huckabee Sanders Are Doing In PyeongChang

President Donald Trump sent both his eldest daughter and his press secretary to PyeongChang, South Korea on Friday to represent the United States as the 2018 Winter Olympics wind down. But are Ivanka Trump and Sarah Huckabee Sanders friends? The two …
By Morgan Brinlee

Why The Closing Ceremony Is Basically Going To Feel Like It's Taking Place Outdoors

On Sunday, Feb. 25, the 2018 Winter Olympics will officially come to a close, with the closing ceremony scheduled to take place at 6:00 a.m. ET. But after weeks of freezing temperatures, anyone who's been following the games to this point may have a …
By Chris Tognotti