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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Rah Shares Secrets of Successful PyeongChang Presentation

Theresa Rah, the communication director of PyeongChang’s 2018 bid committee, is now probably the country’s best known speaker and presenter. Her impressive presentation on July 6 for PyeongChang’s 2018 Winter

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Lee Says Backing From China’s President Crucial For PyeongChang

SEOUL, July 19 – President Lee Myung-bak said Tuesday that backing from China’s president was crucial in helping the South Korean alpine city of PyeongChang win the right to host

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“Pyeongchang Bid Is Not Just For Korea” claims President Lee

July 5 – If Pyeongchang wins its bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics then it will have the same effect on the country as when Seoul hosted

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