Recent News Headlines : Olympic Games

SOUTH KOREA WILL PAY NORTH KOREA'S 2018 PYEONGCHANG OLYMPICS BILLS


South Korea approved a measure Wednesday that would foot the bills for North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics... READ MORE

14th February, 2018 4

KIM JONG-UN IMPERSONATOR MEETS NORTH KOREAN CHEERLEADERS AT OLYMPICS


Kim Jong-Un's impersonator returned to the Winter Olympics Wednesday, meeting the North Korean cheerleaders during a hockey game... READ MORE

14th February, 2018 4

TIME IS RUNNING OUT FOR US TO CONFRONT 'EXISTENTIAL' NORTH KOREA THREAT, DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE SAYS


America will need to soon decide how to confront the threat of North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, a top official said... READ MORE

14th February, 2018 24

DONALD TRUMP JR CRITICIZES ADAM RIPPON'S 'OLYMPIC EXPERIENCE NOT ABOUT PENCE' COMMENT


Adam Rippon made no secret of the fact he was against everything President Trump's administration stands for, including Mike Pence's anti-LGBT views... READ MORE

14th February, 2018 29

RUSSIAN PM GIVES GO-AHEAD FOR ALTERNATIVE CHAMPIONSHIPS TO WINTER OLYMPICS


Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree to hold alternative championships for the Russian athletes who were not invited to the Pyeongchang Winter... READ MORE

14th February, 2018 1

JAPANESE SKATER SUSPENDED IN 1ST DOPING CASE IN PYEONGCHANG


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea AP -- Japanese short-track speedskater Kei Saito has tested positive for a banned diuretic in the first doping case of the Pyeongchang Olympics... READ MORE

13th February, 2018 0

5G IS HERE SUPER SPEED MAKES WORLDWIDE DEBUT AT WINTER OLYMPICS


The first to experience the future of wireless technology, well before most humans, will be South Korea's wild boars... READ MORE

13th February, 2018 13

5G IS MAKING ITS GLOBAL DEBUT AT OLYMPICS AND ITS WICKED FAST


The first to experience the future of wireless technology, well before most humans, will be South Korea's wild boars... READ MORE

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NEW YORK'S WESTMINSTER SHOW: WHERE 'GOOD DOG!' IS NOT GOOD ENOUGH


The competition features dogs from 201 breeds and varieties, from muscular French bulldogs to butterfly-eared papillons... READ MORE

13th February, 2018 181

FROM THE STRONGEST TO THE FASTEST THE BEST ATHLETES OF THE ANIMAL WORLDDOCS


In 2016, New Zealander William Trubridge set a world record with an incredible 124-metre dive, holding his breath for almost four and a half minutes... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 52

TAKE IT AS RED TEEN MAKES HISTORY AS WIND PUMMELS PYEONGCHANG


Wild winds disrupted the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday as a 17-year-old American snowboarder made history by becoming the first Games gold medallist born this millennium... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 0

CHINA SENDS BIGGEST DELEGATION TO WINTER OLYMPICS


Analysts noted that Seoul still needs to show more sincerity to China's national interests to fix Sino-South Korean ties to the level before THAAD's deployment... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 0

OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY IN SOUTH KOREA DRAWS HUNDREDS OF ANTI-NORTH KOREA PROTESTERS


About 800 demonstrators marched toward the venue for the opening ceremony at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Friday... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 184

IOC BOSS TO VISIT NORTH KOREA AFTER WINTER OLYMPICS


International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will visit North Korea after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as part of an agreement between the IOC... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 4

CANADIAN TALENT BOLSTERS HOPES FOR KOREA'S MEN'S OLYMPIC HOCKEY TEAM


The moment couldn't feel more Canadian to a hockey fan, but this conversation is taking place halfway around the world in Incheon, South Korea, near Seoul... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 1014

HOW THE AUSSIES FARED ON DAY THREE IN PYEONGCHANG


Posted February 13, 2018 01 28 03 Away from the moguls, it was a game of inches for two Australian snowboarders in the women's halfpipe on day three in Pyeongchang... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 48

BRITISH TOURISTS KILLED IN GRAND CANYON HELICOPTER CRASH NAMED


Grand Canyon helicopter crash victims British tourists killed when chopper crashed into jagged rocks named... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 53

'TOO EARLY TO TELL' IF KOREAS REALLY TALKING


Speaking Monday in Cairo during a weeklong visit to the Middle East, he said it's clear that preliminary discussions are necessary if talks are to be meaningful... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 0

PENCE RAISES PROSPECT OF U.S. TALKS WITH NORTH KOREA


The statement from the Ministry of Unification came after the North Korean delegation concluded its three-day visit... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 128

NBC OLYMPIC ANALYST SPARKS ANGER IN KOREA


NBC has removed one of its Olympic analysts after he made a comment about Japan and South Korea which sparked anger among South Koreans... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 853

A STROLL DOWN COFFEE STREET IN COFFEE CITY


Coffee Street sits on the coastline, along Anmok Beach in the city of Gangneung, about 150 kilometres east of Seoul... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 194

SPORTS WORLD CAN LEARN FROM CANADA AND BEN JOHNSON LEGACY


Ben johnson doping scandal 30 years ago was painful but productive reality check for canadian sports... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 327

AMERICANS DOMINATE SLOPESTYLE AS WILD GERARD CLAN CELEBRATES


Anderson is the first woman to win multiple gold medals in snowboarding at the Olympics... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 23

NORTH KOREA'S CHEERLEADERS HAVE NOTHING ON CHANNEL SEVEN'S COVERAGE


Being so disappointed an Australian did not win a Winter Olympics gold medal said much about the brilliant talent of Britteny Cox... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 1059

EXCLUSIVE US IOC MEMBER SUGGESTS KOREAN TEAM FOR NOBEL PEACE PRIZE


Last month, the North agreed with South Korea to send 22 athletes and a 230-strong cheering squad to the winter Games... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 1669

FIRST AMERICAN WOMAN LANDS TRIPLE AXEL IN THE OLYMPICS


Japan's Midori Ito and Mao Asada also landed triple axels during the Olympics... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 3185

NBC DUMPS OLYMPIC ANALYST AMID FURY AT KOREA-JAPAN COMMENT


Japan ruled Korea with an iron fist from 1910 to 1945 in a bloody occupation that still strikes a raw nerve... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 1484

PENCE SAYS US WILL IMPOSE 'TOUGHEST, MOST AGGRESSIVE' SANCTIONS YET ON NORTH KOREA


US Vice-President Mike Pence threatened on Wednesday to slap the toughest US sanctions ever against North Korea during a visit to Japan... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 86

NBC ISSUES APOLOGY TO KOREAN PEOPLE AFTER CORRESPONDENT'S INSENSITIVE COMMENT


Ramo reportedly offended many Koreans during the live broadcast of the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony on Friday... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 33

PANIC AS EMERGENCY ALERT CONFUSES GAMES VISITORS IN SOUTH KOREA


SBS News reporter Kirsty Johansen is in South Korea for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games from February 9 to February 25... READ MORE

11th February, 2018 82

Trending News Headlines : Olympic Games

"EAT YOUR HEART OUT, PENCE."


Vice President Mike Pence's anti-LGBTQ track record continues to haunt him halfway around the world... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 63951

NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA TO MARCH TOGETHER AT OLYMPICS


A smaller delegation of North Korean athletes and supporters will attend the Paralympics, the ministry said... READ MORE

22nd January, 2018 29392

KOREAS TO CARRY SINGLE FLAG AT OLYMPICS


But the South's liberal President Moon told South Korean Olympic athletes on Wednesday that the North's participation in the Games would help improve inter-Korean relations... READ MORE

17th January, 2018 21962

NORTH AND SOUTH KOREAN TEAMS TO MARCH AS ONE AT OLYMPICS


North Korea missed an Oct. 31 deadline to accept invitations from South Korea and the International Olympic Committee to join the Games... READ MORE

18th January, 2018 21279

OLYMPICS OPEN WITH KOREAS MARCHING TOGETHER OFFERING HOPE FOR PEACE


The Seoul Olympics ended up being a turning point for South Korea as it pulled away from North Korea economically, politically and culturally... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 8355

2 KOREAS TO FORM 1ST JOINT OLYMPIC TEAM, MARCH TOGETHER IN OPENING CEREMONY


South Korean media have predicted only up to 10 North Korean athletes will end up being covered by an additional quota from the IOC... READ MORE

17th January, 2018 6644

NO PRAYER ROOM FOR VISITORS AT 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS


Increase in Muslim tourists South Korea has witnessed an increase in the number of Muslim tourists over the last few years... READ MORE

9th February, 2018 4776

NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA TO FIELD JOINT ICE HOCKEY TEAM


North and South Korea to form first joint Olympics team and march together under one flag at the 2018 Winter Olympics... READ MORE

17th January, 2018 2677

NORTH KOREA CALLS OFF JOINT OLYMPIC EVENT WITH SOUTH


North Korea has cancelled a joint cultural performance with artists from the South Korea, Seoul officials have said... READ MORE

29th January, 2018 2523

N KOREA TO HOLD PARADE AHEAD OF OLYMPICS


North Korea is due to hold its 70th anniversary military parade, a day ahead of the Winter Olympics in South Korea... READ MORE

7th February, 2018 1730

THE QUIET DIPLOMACY TO SAVE THE OLYMPICS IN A NUCLEAR STANDOFF


But getting North Korea to attend the Games was a diplomatic puzzle in itself, especially amid escalating tensions... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 1679

HOW A LONDON, ONT., ZAMBONI DRIVER MADE HIS WAY TO THE OLYMPICS


Johnston is one of two Zamboni drivers from Canada and one of eight from North America who will keep the ice smooth at the Olympics... READ MORE

4th February, 2018 1550

NORWAY TEAM ORDERS 15,000 EGGS BY ACCIDENT


Find 1,500 eggs to feed hungry Norwegian athletes at the Winter Olympics in South Korea... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 1417

SOUTH KOREA MINISTER SAYS MILITARY OPTION 'UNACCEPTABLE' ON NORTH KORE


South Korea minister says military option 'unacceptable' on North Korea crisis... READ MORE

26th January, 2018 1133

CHINA BEATS UNITED STATES IN PYEONGCHANG GAMES CURLING MIXED DOUBLES


But China soon caught up and levelled the score 3-3 after the fifth end... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 1119

DICK POUND CRITICIZES IOC FOR NOT PUNISHING RUSSIA STRONGLY ENOUGH FOR OLYMPIC DOPING


But individual athletes can compete as OARs, Olympic Athletes from Russia, wearing neutral uniforms but without a national anthem or flag... READ MORE

23rd January, 2018 1047

TWO KOREAS FORM SINGLE ICE HOCKEY TEAM IN SHOW OF OLYMPIC UNITY


Thomas Bach, center, Kim Il Guk of North Korea, left and Do Jong-hwan of South Korea on Jan. 20... READ MORE

20th January, 2018 1045

PYEONGCHANGS WINDING PATH FROM OBSCURITY TO OLYMPICS FAME


Suspicion of North Korea is deeply etched here, as nowhere else in South Korea... READ MORE

4th February, 2018 966

GARY BETTMAN SAYS CALGARY NEEDS NEW ARENA FOR OLYMPICS (BUT IOC DISAGREES)


NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has reiterated that he doesn't feel there's a path forward for a new arena in Calgary anytime soon... READ MORE

30th January, 2018 909

NOROVIRUS CASES AT OLYMPICS MORE THAN DOUBLE, MOVING BEYOND SECURITY STAFF


We are still testing the food and water in all three venues, Mr. Hong said Thursday in a telephone interview... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 813

BEIJING TO SHOWCASE NEW SHOW AT WINTER OLYMPICS


Zhang Yimou, who was also behind the opening ceremony of the 2008 Summer Olympics, will again direct the eight-minute show ... READ MORE

30th January, 2018 768

BRAZIL OFFICIALS EVICT FAMILIES FROM HOMES AHEAD OF 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES


Housing advocacy groups say local governments in Brazil are using the coming Olympics to justify forced evictions and segregation in Rio de Janeiro... READ MORE

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OLYMPIC DOPING BAN OVERTURNED FOR 28 RUSSIAN ATHLETES


Aleksandr Zubkov, the double Olympic bobsled champion and Russian flag bearer in Sochi, is among the 11 whose doping bans were upheld... READ MORE

2nd February, 2018 736

MIKE PENCE TO STOP NORTH KOREA 'HIJACKING' WINTER OLYMPICS, AIDE SAYS


US vice-president to use own presence at Games to remind world 'everything the North Koreans do at the Olympics is a charade'... READ MORE

4th February, 2018 701

NORWEGIAN OLYMPIC TEAM TRIES TO ORDER 1,500 EGGS, ENDS UP WITH 15,000 INSTEAD


That might explain a recent culinary crackup Chefs from the Norwegian team ended up with 15,000 eggs instead of the requested 1,500, thanks to a scrambled order... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 630

MEET AMERICA'S BEST FIGURE SKATING HOPE, WHO KNOWS UNSTOPPABLE


If you haven't seen Nathan Chen on the ice, you've seen him somewhere else by now... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 575

SOUTH KOREA 'CLEAR-EYED' ABOUT NORTH TALKS


North Korea crisis South to continue talks with 'clear eyes'... READ MORE

18th January, 2018 519

PENCE LEAVES FOR ASIA WITH STERN MESSAGE ON NORTH KOREA


Despite an optimistic tone by South Korea's Blue House, which noted North Korea's resolve to improve relations on the peninsula, White House officials are not convinced... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 513

OLYMPIC CHAMP SIMONE BILES SAYS SHE WAS ABUSED BY DOCTOR


Simone Biles watched as her friends and former Olympic teammates came forward to detail abuse at the hands of a now-imprisoned former USA Gymnastics team doctor... READ MORE

16th January, 2018 504

A TALE OF A COLD WAR BOONDOGGLE


The South's Olympics were a major challenge to the North Korean government's legitimacy... READ MORE

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