Trump daughter at Olympics 'to pressure Kim'

"The gold medal is what we need", she stressed again, as she gripped a curling broom with the label "Team Kim".

Kim is a highly controversial figure to lead the delegation because many in the South blame him for the sinking of a naval ship that killed 46 sailors and attacks on remote islands in 2010. The host "Garlic Girls" finished with a silver.

Japan was to play Britain for the bronze on Saturday while South Korea and Sweden will square off on Sunday for gold. "We did the game of the week when we needed it in an Olympic final".

Washington and Seoul postponed their usual, jointly run spring war drills because of the games, but they are likely to resume.

Ivanka Trump is also said to have specifically mentioned BTS while discussing her children's new love of K-pop music. The North claims these drills are an invasion rehearsal and has linked them to its own weapons tests and drills and an uptick in belligerent rhetoric. "We tried to use their energy as our energy", Hasselborg replied.

Korea scored one in the sixth but handed the hammer back to Sweden, who put the match out of reach the next end with a three to surge ahead 7-2. Her shot clanged off the Japanese one, but rolled a few inches too far, giving Japan a game-tying point.

Kim Eun-jung was gracious in defeat.

Hwangbo has said that facing the North Korean team in Aomori was one of the most painful experiences of her life.

Eun means silver in Korean and Geum means gold.

With King Carl XVI Gustaf in the stands for the second day in a row, the Swedes erased some of the sting from the men's final, when their top-seeded team was upset by the Americans.

Sweden led 4-1 at the break.

Russian Federation was banned from the Olympics because of widespread doping at the 2014 Sochi Games.

But coach Kim Min-jung said it had been "difficult to develop the sport of curling in Korea".

The treatment of curling is "quite not fair", she said.

South Korea will play Sweden for the gold medal on Sunday.

"They achieved an wonderful feat of winning silver in just eight years since they began sledding with a second-hand bobsled in a country that didn't have a single bobsleighing center", the president said. Its all-female cheering squad and the singing performances piqued the interest of Olympic fans worldwide, though the athletes, mostly young and inexperienced in global events, won no medals and struggled just to keep up.

"I feel like this nearly is like trying on someone's wedding band", Trump said.

"I'm very proud and thankful". It's a journey that just got started.

"I sensed that the team wasn't able to fully demonstrate what the players prepared", Hwangbo said. "We're having the time of our lives".

  • Leroy Wright