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Winter Olympics Sports Betting

Blustery conditions are continuing to cause havoc at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, with more events postponed and fans told to stay indoors on Wednesday.

Several Olympic events were postponed or rescheduled as strong winds swept through the Pyeongchang region on Wednesday, damaging temporary structures set up for the Games. The Games got underway on February 8 and will run till February 25. Choose from the top sports betting sites in Australia that are reliable and regulated to offer such services.

On the morning of January 26, 1924, American Charles Jewtraw won gold in the 500m speed skating competition and became the world's first-ever winter champion and the United States' first-ever gold medalist, according to Olympic records.

Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken of Germany took bronze with a time of 1:31.987.

Winter Olympics Sports Betting
Winter Olympics Sports Betting

That follows Sunday's historic men's competition, when Chris Mazdzer became the first USA luger to medal in men's single at the Olympic Winter Games - an impressive feat given the 29-year-old underwent shoulder surgery in April 2016. As things stand Russian athletes are competing under the Official Athlete of Russia banner and under a neutral flag. Hopefully, as the Winter Olympics progress, there will be more medals to celebrate for Aussies.

High winds have been a constant issue throughout the Games, affecting start times and even delaying some events.

The hackers knew usernames, server names and passwords used for the Olympic Games infrastructure, Cisco's Talos threat intelligence division wrote on its blog, saying it identified 44 individual accounts in the code.

- Short-track speedskating: Women compete in the 500 meters (12:30 p.m., NBCSN).

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