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Kim Jong Un's love of sport could be making of Olympic Games

SEOUL/BERLIN Nov 6 (Reuters) - As Olympic officials try to persuade North Korea to join what they hope will be a peaceful winter Games in the South in February, leader Kim Jong Un has a weakness that may help them: He loves sport.Kim has traded insults and nuclear threats with U....

Culture minister to visit N.Y. for Olympic Truce, PyeongChang Olympics promotion

SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Yonhap) -- Culture Minister Do Jong-hwan will leave for New York on Saturday to attend the United Nations General Assembly to adopt the Olympic Truce, the ministry said Friday. While in the U.S., the minister will be engaged in a slew of promotional activities fo...

Import not feeling pressure for Olympics

New Australia citizen Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya has played down the significance of her allegiance switch from Russia for the Winter Olympics. Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya had her Australian citizenship expedited for the Winter Olympics but the Russian-born figure skater isn't feel...

BC-BOB--World Cup,1st Ld-Writethru

BC-BOB--World Cup, 1st Ld-Writethru,416Canada's Kaillie Humphries opens World Cup bobsled with winAP Photo NYPM112, NYPM111, NYPM110Eds: Updated with details, quotes. Will be updated with men's race. With AP Photos.Kaillie Humphries of Canada drove to victory in the first World C...

Canada's Kaillie Humphries opens World Cup bobsled with win

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) - Kaillie Humphries went to bobsled school in Lake Placid. She apparently paid attention in class. The two-time reigning Olympic champion from Canada got her season off to...

South Korean Hyeon Chung powers into Next Gen semi-finals

The 54th-ranked Chung makes it two wins out of two in the round robin format being used in the inaugural edition of the under-21 version of the ATP Tour finals MILAN, Italy – South Korean Hyeo...

India women’s hockey team rises to number ten in rankings

By: PTI | Lausanne | Updated: November 6, 2017 8:14 The India team gained two places in the ranking table to be placed at number 10. (Source: Hockey India Twitter) The Ind...

Kim Jong Un's love of sport could be making of Games

SEOUL/BERLIN (Reuters) - As Olympic officials try to persuade North Korea to join what they hope will be a peaceful winter Games in the South in February, leader Kim Jong Un has a weakness that ...

BC-GLF--Japan Classic

BC-GLF--Japan Classic,154Feng fires 63 to take sole lead at Japan ClassicEds: APNewsNow.Defending champion Shanshan Feng fired a 9-under 63 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after the second ...

Feng shoots 63 in Japan, leads by 2 shots

IBARAKI, Japan -- Defending champion Shanshan Feng fired a 9-under 63 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA Tour's Japan Classic.Feng carded seven birdies and a...

London's esports representation in the Overwatch League has been revealed: meet London Spitfire

The Overwatch League is on upcoming professional, franchised esports tournament starting early next year. Pitting teams from all around the world representing major cities against each other in m...

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