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Russia to hold competitions for Paralympians barred from PyeongChang

Russia will hold special competitions this year for the athletes who were not allowed to participate in the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/21 7:49:59

Closing ceremony of PyeongChang Paralympics held

The closing ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games is held at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, PyeongChang, South Korea, March 18, 2018.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/19 11:15:32

Curtain falls on Paralympics

The Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics closed Sunday with a dazzling ceremony featuring light shows, dancing and music, as well as tributes to late wheelchair-bound British physicist Stephen Hawking as an "inspiration."
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/18 22:08:40

2018 Winter Paralympic Games' closing ceremony reels off

The closing ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games is held at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, PyeongChang, South Korea, March 18, 2018. (Xinhua/Xia Yifang)
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/18 20:43:08

China wins first-ever Winter Paralympic medal with gold in wheelchair curling

China won its first-ever Winter Paralympic medal with gold in the wheelchair curling final of the 2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/17 19:23:48

First biathlon gold

Mark Arendz of Canada competes in the men's 15km standing biathlon event at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre during the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Friday. Mark claimed the first Paralympic biathlon gold of his career by winning the race at the Games.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/16 22:33:40

Chinese Paralympic gold medalist Huang Wenpan dies in car crash

Five-time Rio Paralympic champion Huang Wenpan of China died from injuries suffered in a car crash, local police confirmed on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/16 14:43:31

DPRK para athletes return home after participating in PyeongChang Paralympics

Para athletes from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) returned home Thursday after participating in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympics, the first ever participation by the country.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/15 16:32:54

US keeps lead, DPRK athletes complete races at Winter Paralympics

The United States stretched its medal tally, adding two more gold medals on Wednesday in the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/3/15 8:30:37

Koreas to march separately at Pyeongchang Paralympics opening ceremony

North and South Korean athletes will march separately at the Winter Paralympics opening ceremony, organizers said Thursday, despite a recent Olympics-driven detente between the neighbors.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/8 22:23:40

Russian Olympic champ Zagitova meets her lookalike, rhythmic gymnast

It seems that 15-year-old Alina Zagitova who won a gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has found her “twin sister.”
Soure:Sputnik: 2018/3/2 20:08:48

IOC lifts doping ban on Russia: Moscow official

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has lifted a doping ban against Russia, restoring the country's rights in full, Russian officials said Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/28 22:42:26

Tokyo unveils mascots

Tokyo on Wednesday unveiled its long-awaited mascot for the 2020 Olympic Games: a futuristic blue-checked, doe-eyed character with pointy ears and "special powers" that was picked by schoolchildren across mascot-mad Japan.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/28 22:18:40

US special envoy for DPRK policy to retire for personal reasons: reports

The US special envoy for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) policy Joseph Yun will resign from his post for personal reasons, media outlets reported Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/28 9:29:29

Hanyu won gold in Pyeongchang with injured ankle 'only 20-30% better'

Japan's "Ice Prince" Yuzuru Hanyu revealed Tuesday that he clinched figure skating Olympic gold despite his injured ankle being at barely a quarter of full fitness. The 23-year-old told an overflowing press conference on his return from ­Pyeongchang that he had spent his time off the ice studying his injury online.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/27 22:38:40

Chinese Vice Premier Liu meets Olympic sporting delegation

Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy Liu Yandong met the Chinese delegation to the 23rd Winter Olympics in PyeongChang on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/26 8:22:18

2018 Winter Olympic Games closes in PyeongChang

The Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics has been closed here on Sunday after 17 days' competition.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/26 7:55:22

Curtain down

The two Koreas marched behind their own flags as the curtain fell Sunday on two weeks of competition against a backdrop of diplomatic maneuvering at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/25 22:48:39