- After winning Olympic gold in the women's curling in Sochi (2014), Canadian Kaitlyn Lawes wins the mixed doubles with dual gold medallist John Morris in Pyeongchang
- Austrian alpine skier Marcel Hirscher wins the men's combined gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics; goes on to also win giant slalom gold
- Dutch speed skater Kjeld Nuis wins the men's 1,500m gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics; also takes 1,000m gold
Israeli Police report recommends Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be prosecuted on bribery, fraud and breach-of-trust charges
- South Africa declares a three-year drought a National Disaster, though pushes Cap Town's "Day Zero" to June 4
- South African President Jacob Zuma is ordered to step down by the A.N.C.
- Henrik [Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat], Prince Consort of Denmark, dies at 83