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South Korea President Invites Russia’s Putin to 2018 Olympic Opening Ceremony

VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has been invited by his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, to attend the 2018 Olympic opening ceremony in PyeongChang, the president’s aide said

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IOC has no ‘plan B’ for Pyeongchang Games, says official

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has no ‘plan B’ to move the 2018 Winter Olympic Games from Pyeongchang, which lies near the border with North Korea, says IOC official Gian

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IOC President Thomas Bach says no immediate concerns for Pyeongchang Winter Games

BEIJING (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday he sees “no reason for any immediate concern” about tensions on the Korean Peninsula affecting next year’s Winter Olympics

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U.S. and South Korea start military drills amid increased tension with North Korea

A mock war erupts on the Korean peninsula each year, largely in secret, with thousands of military troops and their commanders tracking and repelling a North Korean attack. It’s all

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Men accused of ‘stealing’ 125,000 lost golf balls in South Korea

Five people have been accused of “stealing” golf balls from water hazards, South Korean police said. They collected nearly 125,000 lost golf balls worth 22.5 million won (US$19,600) from 22

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S. Korean companies pledge more than 894 billion won for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Dozens of South Korean companies have pledged to sponsor more than 894 billion won (US$781 million) to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the PyeongChang organizing committee said Saturday. The pledge is

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Is there any way to bring NHLers to Pyeongchang in 2018? We present a solution

In a recent interview, Rene Fasel, the head of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said that he is “more than sixty percent” sure that players from the NHL will

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USA Hockey names Granato as head coach for Pyeongchang 2018

USA Hockey has today announced the appointment of Tony Granato as the head coach of America’s men’s ice hockey team for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Granato was an

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South Korean Government to Invest 1.2 Trillion Won in Drone Industry

Determined to be part of growing Asian drone industry, the South Korean government has announced that it will invest a further 1.2 trillion won (over $1 billion) in the industry

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North Korea dismisses South Korea’s call for united Pyeongchang team

A leading North Korean sports official believes it is too late to consider South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s proposal to form a unified team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in

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