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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

IOC: Russia ban remains for Pyeongchang 2018 closing ceremony

Russian athletes still have to march under the Olympic flag at Sunday's closing ceremony as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ruled against immediately lifting Russia's Olympic suspension after latest doping violations.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/25 21:30:35

China's ice hockey teams may be qualified for Beijing Olympics as hosts: IIHF

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said that it would like to qualify the Chinese men's and women's teams to the Beijing Olympics in 2022 as hosts, said the IIHF President René Fasel here Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/25 6:53:13

United States stuns Sweden to claim first Olympic title in curling at PyeongChang Games

A five-point-winning end inspired United States to defeat Sweden 10-7 in the men's game and claim its first Olympic title in curling here Saturday afternoon.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/24 22:20:18

Russians top Czechs to reach ice hockey final

The Olympic Athletes from Russia, whose homeland hasn't won Olympic men's ice hockey gold since 1992, advanced to the Pyeongchang Games final on Friday by blanking the Czech Republic 3-0.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/23 22:28:40

Chinese media salute hero Wu

Chinese media hailed speed skater Wu Dajing on Friday after he won China's first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games on Thursday night.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/2/23 22:23:41

Russia's Zagitova wins gold in ladies' figure skating at PyeongChang 2018

Russian figure skaters have defended the country's honor in women's single figure skating as two gifted young ladies won gold and silver medals here on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/23 18:00:58

New world record as China's Wu grabs short-track gold

US women broke an ice hockey gold medal drought stretching back 20 years on Thursday as a Russian curler admitted doping and was stripped of bronze at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Soure:Agencies: 2018/2/22 22:18:39

Work comes second

“If the phone rings during the final sprint, I call back a few minutes later,” smiles Espen Thoresen, an online community manager. In Norway, work sometimes comes second during the Winter Olympics.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/22 21:58:53

DPRK to send high-ranking delegation to closing ceremony of Winter Olympics: S.Korea

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has notified South Korea of its plan to send a high-ranking delegation to the closing ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics, Seoul's unification ministry said Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/22 13:41:12

Ivanka Trump to lead US delegation to attend closing ceremony of PyeongChang Olympic Games

Ivanka Trump, the daughter of US President Donald Trump, will lead the US delegation to attend the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea on Sunday, said the White House on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/22 9:37:11

Alina Zagitova leads in short program

Alina Zagitova took the lead in women's Olympic singles figure skating with a world-record short program on Wednesday, giving her a strong chance of becoming the first Olympic Athlete from Russia to win gold in Pyeongchang.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/2/21 22:23:39

Norway's Bjoergen now most successful Winter Olympian

Norway's Marit Bjoergen became the most successful athlete in Winter Olympics history on Wednesday as she took bronze behind a stunning win for the US in cross-country ­skiing's women's team sprint free.
Soure:Agencies: 2018/2/21 22:18:40