Recent News Headlines : Olympic Games

1980 REDUX: NEOCONS TRY TO SABOTAGE A SPORTING FESTIVAL IN RUSSIA ONCE AGAIN


In both cases a leading Western nation, in 1980 the US, and in 2018 England, had lost out to the Soviet Union Russia in the bidding process... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 204

ZAKHAROVA REMINDS JOHNSON OF TOP-TIER BRITS AT 1936 NAZI OLYMPICS AFTER PUTIN-HITLER INNUENDO


Zakharova reminds Johnson of top-tier Brits at 1936 Nazi Olympics after Putin-Hitler innuendo -- RT World News... READ MORE

30th March, 2018 1344

FRANCE'S PAPADAKIS, CIZERON BREAK WORLD RECORD TO LEAD AT WORLDS


France's Papadakis, Cizeron break world record to lead at worlds... READ MORE

23rd March, 2018 0

AGELESS ICE QUEEN SAVCHENKO HITS NEW HEIGHTS AT WORLDS


It bettered their gold medal-winning performance in Pyeongchang with a new world record score of 162.86 points in the free skate... READ MORE

23rd March, 2018 0

BRITAIN'S BORIS JOHNSON COMPARES RUSSIAN WORLD CUP TO 1936 OLYMPICS IN NAZI GERMANY


Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said Wednesday that boycotts of the 2018 World Cup would be fruitless... READ MORE

21st March, 2018 433

OLYMPIC BADMINTON CHAMPION CHEN OUT OF ALL-ENGLAND OPEN


Earlier, the top-seeded titleholder in the women's singles, Tai Tzu Ying, from Taiwan, won 21-12, 21-13 against Japanese youngster Aya Ohori... READ MORE

16th March, 2018 0

ROBOTS ADD GLAMOUR TO BEIJING'S AMAZING SHOW AT PYEONGCHANG OLYMPICS


What lies behind the 8-minute show is how China's robot industry makes the impossible possible in the past two decades... READ MORE

12th March, 2018 0

KIM JONG-UN, SENIOR SOUTH KOREAN OFFICIALS MEET FOR FIRST TIME


Those moves included the dispatch, by Pyongyang, of the first-ever member of North Korea's Kim clan to visit South Korea, and also of a senior general... READ MORE

6th March, 2018 483

8 YEARS LATER, THIS VANCOUVER OLYMPIC LEGACY GATHERS WEEDS


Once a bustling service, the Downtown Historic Railway, also known as the Olympic Demonstration Line, moved tourists and locals alike from Science World to Granville Island... READ MORE

5th March, 2018 1064

SOUTH KOREAN ENVOYS TO VISIT NORTH KOREA FOR HISTORIC MEETING


A high-level delegation of South Korean officials will travel to North Korea on Monday to discuss improving relations on the peninsula... READ MORE

4th March, 2018 0

BEIJING TO SET NEW EXAMPLE FOR SUSTAINABLE OLYMPICS


Photo from official website of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee... READ MORE

4th March, 2018 26

TRUMP'S MIXED MESSAGES ON PENINSULA ISSUE ARE DANGEROUS


More importantly, the DPRK also stated its willingness to hold talks with the United States... READ MORE

2nd March, 2018 0

UNITED STATES DENY NEW MUM KENNY FAIRYTALE RETURN


I only returned to training around four months back, said four-time Olympic gold medallist Kenny who gave birth to son Albie just six months ago... READ MORE

1st March, 2018 0

BLACKMUN RESIGNS AS CEO AS USOC ADDRESSES WIDE ABUSE SCANDAL


The USOC is conducting an independent review of when Blackmun and others learned the details about abuse cases at USA Gymnastics and whether they responded appropriately... READ MORE

1st March, 2018 0

SCHOOL KIDS PICK FUTURISTIC MASCOTS FOR 2020 SUMMER OLYMPICS


The school children of Japan have spoken And a pair of sleek, futuristic-looking characters were unveiled Wednesday as mascots of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo... READ MORE

28th February, 2018 13

TOP SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER SAYS JOINT U.S. MILITARY DRILLS TO START EARLY APRIL


South Korea and the United States will start in early April a joint military exercise postponed until after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, a top Sout... READ MORE

28th February, 2018 0

IVANKA TRUMP'S DUAL ROLES AS SENIOR ADVISER, FIRST DAUGHTER


WASHINGTON AP -- Ivanka Trump expects to be treated seriously as a senior White House adviser... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 0

SOUTH KOREA SAYS NORTH KOREA MAY BE MORE OPEN TO TALKS WITH THE UNITED STATES FOLLOWING THE PYEONGCHANG GAMES.


The South's presidential office said on Sunday that members of the North Korean delegation had expressed their openness to talks with the United States... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 0

HOW DID EUROPEAN COUNTRIES SCORE IN THE 2018 OLYMPIC GAMES?


Norway topped the 2018 Winter Olympics final medal count, with a total of 39 awards, while athletes from 21 other European countries made it onto... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 80

IVANKA TRUMP SAYS SHE FLEW COMMERCIAL TO THE OLYMPICS


White House senior advisor Ivanka Trump may have a jam-packed official schedule, but that doesn't mean she's above flying commercial... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 115

WHY DEMOLISHING ITS OLYMPIC STADIUM MIGHT BE SOUTH KOREA'S BEST MOVE


After the closing ceremony for the Paralympic Games in March, the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium will be torn down... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 541

IVANKA TRUMP SAYS SHE FLEW COMMERCIAL TO THE OLYMPICS


White House senior advisor Ivanka Trump may have a jam-packed official schedule, but that doesn't mean she's above flying commercial... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 115

THE DAY AFTER: PYEONGCHANG BREATHES, BIDS OLYMPICS FAREWELL


As for the Olympics and the attention and people they bring to this relatively remote plateau of northeastern South Korea, it's not quite finished yet... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 0

WHITE HOUSE WILL SEE IF NORTH KOREA IS SERIOUS ABOUT TALKS


Sanders said the U.S., South Korea and the international community broadly agree that denuclearization must be the outcome of any dialogue with North Korea... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 4

WHITE HOUSE SAYS 'WE WILL SEE' AS NORTH KOREA'S KIM HINTS AT TALKS


While Ivanka Trump was sitting near a North Korean official in the stadium, she had no interaction with the delegation from Pyongyang, an administration official said... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 612

IOC PRESIDENT RAISES RUSSIA'S HOPE FOR OLYMPIC REDEMPTION


Korean alphabet offers ghana, nigeria, sa early entrance at winter olympics... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 4

AI TO ADD FLAVOR TO CHINESE ELEMENTS IN PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES CLOSING SHOW


Zhang said the AI technology will collaborate with human actors in the show Eight minutes of Beijing which will be staged during the closing ceremony... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 0

IOC BANS ATHLETES FROM FLYING RUSSIAN FLAG AT PYEONGCHANG CLOSING CEREMONY


Russians have been competing as neutral athletes at the Pyeongchang Games, having had their Olympic status suspended as punishment for state-sponsored doping at Sochi 2014... READ MORE

26th February, 2018 318

IOC UPHOLDS BAN OF RUSSIA THROUGH WINTER GAMES


International olympic committee unanimously approves recommendation of executive board... READ MORE

25th February, 2018 124

GOLDEN FINISH FOR NORWAY AS RUSSIAN FLAG BARRED


Winter Olympics legend Marit Bjoergen lifted Norway top of the final Pyeongchang medals table on Sunday, as Russia celebrated a dramatic men's hockey gold... READ MORE

25th February, 2018 0

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 67252

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 10088

'IF THERE'S ANY DANGEROUS SITUATION, WE'LL BE THERE,' FRANK MARTINEAU AND SOUTH KOREAN PARTNER YON GYU MIN SAY


'if there's any dangerous situation, we'll be there,' frank martineau and south korean partner yon gyu min say... READ MORE

19th February, 2018 7456

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 5265

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 3351

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 3074

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 1920

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 1804

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 1702

'FURIOUS' US HOCKEY COACH SKIPS HANDSHAKE WITH RUSSIAN COACH


Ex-NJ Devil Ilya Kovalchuk scored two back-breaking goals as the Russians overmatched the US as each team wrapped up pool play at the Olympics... READ MORE

18th February, 2018 1702

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

HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO WATCH WOMEN'S HOCKEY IN SOUTH KOREA?


On a wooded hill, on the path to the Olympic hockey stadium in Gangneong, South Korea, Mike Schofield and his girlfriend are selling sausages... READ MORE

15th February, 2018 1413

SOUTH KOREA BUSING IN SEAT-FILLERS TO AVOID OLYMPIC EMBARRASSMENT


Two by two, the students from Injae Bupyeong Elementary School walk toward Gangneung Olympic Park, a trail of 60 smiles, 60 hands clutching Wonka-esque golden tickets... READ MORE

21st February, 2018 1367

'NO ONE WOULD EVER THINK THAT MALAYSIA WOULD HAVE MADE IT,' SAYS FIGURE SKATER JULIAN YEE


Next month, Yee will compete at the World Figure Skating Championships in Milan... READ MORE

25th February, 2018 1312

SOUTH KOREA'S 'GARLIC GIRL' CURLERS ARE A GLOBAL SENSATION, BUT THEY DON'T KNOW IT YET


Winter Olympics South Korea's 'Garlic Girl' curlers are a global sensation, but they don't know it yet... READ MORE

24th February, 2018 1289

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 1275

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 1157

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 1149

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

13th February, 2018 1105

STUDENT PUSH FOR GUN CONTROL SPARKS CLAIMS OF ANTI-TRUMP CONSPIRACY


IOC President Thomas Bach met with Igor Levitin, a Vladimir Putin confidante and key member of Russia's Olympic Committee, today in South Korea... READ MORE

21st February, 2018 1090

U.S. STUNS SWEDEN TO WIN FIRST OLYMPIC GOLD IN MEN'S CURLING


John Shuster skipped the United States to a 10-7 victory on Saturday for only the second curling medal in U.S. history... READ MORE

24th February, 2018 1070

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 945

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

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

28th October, 2015 750

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 690

OLYMPIC BAN ON RUSSIA COULD END HOURS BEFORE CLOSING CEREMONY


Canadian luge competitor Sam Edney was asked whether Russia should be allowed to march into Sunday's closing with their flag and full Russian uniform... READ MORE

24th February, 2018 494

RUSSIA BARRED FROM FLYING FLAG AT GAMES CLOSING CEREMONY


The IOC said two Russian doping violations during the Pyeongchang Games had marred an otherwise clean report card for the Russian delegation at the Games... READ MORE

25th February, 2018 493

'WHO IN THEIR RIGHT FREAKING MIND SAYS, "LET'S PUT THE OLYMPICS IN THE SAME WINDOW AS THE LUNAR NEW YEAR?"'


'Standing seats' On a Thursday train bound for Gangneung, one Korean man said he wasn't able to get seating seats, just standing seats... READ MORE

16th February, 2018 475

IVANKA TRUMP ARRIVES FOR CLOSING CEREMONY


However, South Korean officials say there will be no formal meeting between North Korea and the US... READ MORE

24th February, 2018 453


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