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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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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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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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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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South Korea president invites North Korea to Pyeongchang Olympics

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday (Jun 24) invited North Korea to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, saying sports could serve as a peace maker. The South and nuclear-armed

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North Korea may co-host Winter Olympics with South Korea

South Korea has proposed that North Korea host some of the skiing events at next year’s Winter Olympics, in a move it hopes will ease cross-border political tensions. The South

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New South Korean president vows to address North Korea and other broader tensions ‘urgently’

South Korea’s new liberal President Moon Jae-in was sworn in on Wednesday and vowed to immediately tackle the difficult tasks of addressing North Korea’s advancing nuclear ambitions and soothing tensions

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North Korea gives strongest sign yet of Pyeongchang 2018 participation

North Korean officials have reportedly declared the country’s intent to take part in next year’s Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. Talks are said to have taken place

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South Korea to bolster defenses against North

The South Korean government and the ruling Saenuri Party agreed in a Tuesday meeting here to speed up efforts to beef up the country’s defense against North Korea’s nuclear threat,

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Current conflicts between South and North Korea

South Korea and its counterpart, North Korea, have a history of conflicts. However, these conflicts escalated dangerously in recent times when in the year 2010 North Korea was accused of

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