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Politics, Power And Patriotism ... On Ice!

Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana practices during Men's Skeleton training ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Olympic Sliding Centre on February 7, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea.
Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana practices during Men's Skeleton training ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Olympic Sliding Centre on February 7, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea.

There will be a lot of sports firsts at this year’s Olympic Winter Games:


In addition to these riveting sports stories, there’s also something that happens at every Olympic Games: plenty of politics at play. As all eyes turn to Pyeongchang, South Korea, we offer a guide to get through the 2018 Winter Olympics without missing an important moment — on or off the slopes.

GUESTS

Ian Hanomansing, Host, The National, has covered the past three Winter Olympics for CBC Television; @cbcian

Phoebe Mills, Olympic medalist; former Olympic snowboarding judge

Bernardo Osuna, Host and commentator, ESPN and ESPN International; @osunaespn

For more, visit https://the1a.org.

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