Society & Culture
Experts discuss women’s hockey, cross-country skiing, Russian athletes, being a host with a volatile neighbour, momentum for a Calgary Olympic bid and more.
As the 2018 Winter Olympic Games kick off today in PyeongChang, South Korea, the sporting drama set to unfold over the next 17 days will happen amid a backdrop of the saga of banned Russian athletes, an unpredictable neighbour and a notable lack of NHL hockey players.
To help sort out the implications of these questions, as well as the impact these Games may have on a potential Calgary bid, and more, University of Alberta experts share their thoughts on what Canadians should watch for.
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