A team of technicians from nine different countries fix everything from broken wheelchairs to sit-skis during the Paralympic Games in South Korea.
With the Pyeongchang Games over, South Korea is beginning to deal with the long-term environmental consequences of hosting the Olympic Games. At the heart of the matter is the Jeongseon Alpine Center, built after 60,000 trees were removed from a mountain previously protected for its botanical diversity.
A Mandarin duck swims in Central Park in New York on Dec. 5. In the weeks since it appeared in Central Park, the duck has become a celebrity.
The American ski great scattered some of the ashes of her grandfather, who served during the Korean War, on a rock that she was told was special when she visited South Korea last year to be named a Pyeongchang Olympic ambassador.
Their victory over long-time rival Canada capped a year that started with the threat of a boycott to secure more money and the same kind of treatment that US Hockey gives to the men's team.