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2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Japan may allow North Korean athletes to compete in 2020 Olympics: Reports

Japan instituted a number of sanctions against North Korea following a series of nuclear and missile tests that include not allowing its citizens to enter. 

Mar 13, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

Hackers already targeting Pyeongchang Olympics: Researchers

The security firm McAfee said in a report that several organisations associated with the Olympics had received the malicious email with the primary target being groups affiliated with ice hockey.

Jan 07, 2018, 14:57 PM IST

'Would like to see North Korea get involved in 2018 Winter Olympics,' says Donald Trump

Trump hopes that the two Koreans move their relationship beyond just Olympics participation.

Jan 07, 2018, 12:32 PM IST

South Korea proposes high-level talks with North, after Kim Jong-Un's New Year olive branch

South Korean minister Cho Myoung-Gyon said Seoul is ready for talks "at any time and place in any form".

Jan 02, 2018, 11:16 AM IST

Russian state TV to broadcast part of Winter Olympics with Russian athletes

The Russian Olympic Committee agreed on Tuesday to support Russian athletes who choose to compete under a neutral flag in February's Winter Games in South Korea after the International Olympic Committee last week banned Russia from the Games.

Dec 12, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Russian Olympic Committee decides to support Winter Games athletes

A ROC official said on Monday most Russian athletes still wanted to attend, even as neutrals.

Dec 12, 2017, 15:36 PM IST

Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games: Don't underestimate me, Linsdey Vonn warns young athletes

Vonn, who won gold in the downhill skiing at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, broke a bone in her arm last year but is training hard for Pyeongchang. She missed the Olympic Games in Sochi through injury.

Dec 11, 2017, 22:18 PM IST

Russian athletes 'want to compete in Olympics': Official

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) last week decided to ban Russia from the 2018 Games that run from February 9-25 over its state-sponsored doping programme.

Dec 11, 2017, 20:30 PM IST

2018 Winter Games alternative suggested for banned Russian athletes

Based on the commission's findings, the IOC announced its decision on Tuesday night to suspend the Russian national team from taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea`s PyeongChang over multiple doping abuse allegations.

Dec 09, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

22 appeals from Russian athletes against IOC bans: Court of Arbitration for Sport

The IOC on Tuesday banned Russia from the event, citing evidence of a widespread doping regime.

Dec 06, 2017, 15:18 PM IST

Russia banned from 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, some athletes can compete under neutral flag

The IOC announced the decision after examining evidence of state-sponsored doping over several years that reached a high-point at the Winter Olympics hosted in Sochi, Russia, in 2014.

Dec 06, 2017, 00:22 AM IST

North Korea slams sanctions for blocking sports activities

The nuclear-armed North is subject to a host of UN sanctions for its weapons programme, which include restrictions on imports of sporting equipments like skis, yachts, mountaineering boots and even billiard tables.

Oct 26, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

Skiing: Lindsey Vonn breaks ankle in N Zealand training

US ski star Lindsey Vonn broke an ankle while training Thursday in New Zealand, she said.

Aug 13, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

South Korea rules out sharing Winter Games events with Japan

South Korea formally ruled out Friday any possibility of sharing events at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics with Japan, stressing its preparations were too advanced to consider venue changes.

Dec 12, 2014, 11:08 AM IST