Austria’s Marcel Hirscher  in the men’s giant slalom at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. Photograph:   Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images

Ski champion Marcel Hirscher was quick to credit his team of coaches, trainers and equipment technicians for his staggering success at the Pyeongchang(...)

 Austria’s Marcel Hirscher competes in the men’s giant slalom at the Yongpyong Alpine Center during the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. Photograph: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images

Austria’s Marcel Hirscher won a second Olympic gold medal with victory in the men’s giant slalom at Yongpyong Alpine Centre on Sunday. Hirscher, who (...)

 The Winter Olympics Symbol is seen at the biathlon venue.  Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Even for cold weather warriors hardened by years of winter sports training, the icy chill of South Korea’s frigid February has come as a shock to the (...)