What you need to know ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics

It’s Olympics time again, and soon some of the world’s best athletes will be schussing down the slopes, whirring through the air, zooming down the tracks and skating across the ice. This year, the Winter Games take place in South Korea for the first time.

Here’s what you need to know about the coming events.

When are the Winter Games?

Feb. 9-25. (There are a few preliminary events on Feb. 8.)