Pyeongchang 2018 rejects North Korea offer to host Olympic skiing events

It appears South Korea won’t be sharing the 2018 Winter Olympics with its neighbor to the north. Chang Ung, an International Olympic Committee member from North Korea, told Voice of

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Vote: Who should be the next President of the International Olympic Committee?

LONDON — Denis Oswald declared his candidacy for IOC president Friday, becoming the fifth member and second European to enter the race to succeed Jacques Rogge. The 66-year-old Swiss lawyer and head

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Organizers of 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics say games will promote peace in Korea

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean organizers say the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang will help promote peace on the divided Korean peninsula. Kim Jin-sun, head of the local organizing

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Emblem of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Revealed

The emblem of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games was revealed to the public on Friday. Formed by two Korean syllables representing the beginning sounds of Pyeongchang, it symbolizes the

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Job Opening: Olympic Sports Managers Needed

“The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) has announced that it is now hiring a large group of sports managers, who will oversee much of

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WSJ: Pyongyang Rejects Bid for Dialogue

SEOUL—North Korea said on Tuesday it wouldn’t consider rolling back its nuclear-weapons program in order to initiate dialogue with the U.S., rebuffing recent outreach from Washington intended to defuse tensions

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BBC News: Korea crisis high on agenda at London G8 talks

The Korean crisis will be high on the agenda when foreign ministers from the G8 group of nations hold talks in London on Thursday. Correspondents say Japan, present at the

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Koreans name experienced side for qualifier

KUALA LUMPUR: Favourites South Korea have named a very experienced side for the Olympic qualifierin Dublin from March 10-18. Seo Jong-ho, who has 265 caps, has been named skipper. He

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Olympics – Revenge burns for former North Korean judoka

By Heejung Jung SEOUL, March 1 (Reuters) – In 1983, a 16-year-old boy joined a North Korean athletic squad, dreaming of becoming an Olympicjudo champion — but defeat to a

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New York Times Reports: South Korea Cracks Down on Match-Fixing Epidemic

South Korea is taking its Olympic Games seriously including “no-mercy” measures in dealing with match fixing – an issue recently highlighted by a prolificscandal that went public as early as

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