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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Coca-Cola Athletic Awards

Coca Cola awards: Figure skaters Kim Yu-na, right, and Kim Hae-jin pose after receiving their respective awardsduring the 17th Coca-Cola Athletic Awards ceremony in Seoul, Thursday. The former won for her

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S. Korean Olympic champion gets Russian citizenship

Three times Olympic short track champion from South Korea, Ahn Hyun-soo has been granted Russian citizenship. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree to that end. Ahn Hyun-soo said earlier

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