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China's Zhang Kexin among some youngest athletes at PyeongChang Olympics

China's 15-year-old freestyle skier Zhang Kexin will be one of the youngest athletes to compete at the PyeongChang Olympic Games to open on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/8 11:14:14

PyeongChang has all the makings to be outstanding: IOC president

Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said Wednesday that PyeongChang is ready and has all the makings of an outstanding Winter Olympics Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/8 9:00:45

Hirscher to skip first team event

Marcel Hirscher will almost certainly race in four events at the Pyeongchang Winter Games in his quest for a first Olympic title but the inaugural team event will not be one of them, the Austrian said Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/2/7 23:03:40

Chinese national flag raised at Gangneung Olympics Athletes Village

The Chinese delegation held its flag-raising ceremony at the Gangneung Olympics Village on Wednesday, two days before the PyeongChang Winter Olympics opens.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/7 13:45:21

I understand Olympic spirit better, says Sochi champion Zhang Hong

China's Olympic speed skating champion Zhang Hong said on Wednesday that she now understands the Olympic spirit better in her second Olympic appearance.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/7 13:41:14

DPRK's cheering squad crosses inter-Korean border to S.Korea for Winter Olympics

A cheering squad of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) crossed the inter-Korean land border to South Korea Wednesday for the 23rd Winter Olympics set to kick off later this week, Seoul's unification ministry said.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/7 11:42:07

Winter Olympics turning political: expert

The Winter Olympic Games looks likely to be overshadowed by global diplomacy over the tense political situation on the Korean Peninsula, a Chinese expert warned on Tuesday.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/2/6 22:58:39

Victor An among 32 Russians in last-gasp bid for Olympic spot

Korean-born speed skater Victor An and 31 other Russian athletes launched a last-ditch appeal on Tuesday against their suspensions from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics following a widespread doping scandal.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/6 22:08:42

IOC 'will not' exclude Asian cities for 2026

Asian cities considering a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics will not be excluded despite the continent hosting three consecutive Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr said Tuesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/2/6 22:08:42

DPRK's art troupe to arrive in S. Korea for performances celebrating Winter Olympics

A group of artists from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) was scheduled to arrive in South Korea later Tuesday to do the performances celebrating the South Korea-hosted Winter Olympics, Seoul's unification ministry said.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/6 14:53:39

32 Russian athletes appeal against suspensions from PyeongChang Olympics

The Ad hoc Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has opened an arbitration procedure following a last-ditch appeal filed by 32 Russian athletes against their suspensions from the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, CAS announced on Tuesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/6 14:04:19

IOC decision on Russian athletes shameful: Russian PM

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday denounced the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to bar 15 Russian athletes from the Winter Olympic Games as shameful, unfair and unlawful.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/6 11:13:13

No Olympics for 'cleared' Russians: IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Monday the 15 Russian athletes and coaches who had their lifetime bans overturned by world sport's highest tribunal will not be invited to this month's ­Pyeongchang Winter Games.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/2/5 21:48:41

DPRK confirms sending senior official to S. Korea for Olympics

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) confirmed Monday that it will send a delegation led by its head of state to South Korea for the upcoming Winter Olympics amid what has been a joint effort by the two Koreas to exhibit reconciliation during the sports event.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/5 14:51:08

China's short-track team arrives in South Korea

China's medal contenders, the short-track speed skating national team composed of 9 athletes, 9 coaches and other assisting staffs have arrived in PyeongChang on Saturday.
Soure:CGTN: 2018/2/5 11:41:10

Fresh doping scandal on eve of Olympics

More than 50 cross-country skiers set to race at the Winter Olympics, which opens Friday, have returned suspicious blood data at least once in their ­careers, according to a report.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/4 22:23:41

Boxing could face expulsion from Olympic Games, 'extremely worried' IOC warns

Boxing could be knocked out of the next Olympic Games if the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is not satisfied that problems with the sport's ­finances and governance are sorted out, IOC President Thomas Bach warned Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/2/4 22:23:40

IOC chief urges CAS reform

Olympics chief Thomas Bach called for reforms to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Sunday as he slammed its “extremely disappointing” decision to lift life bans for doping imposed on 28 Russian athletes.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/4 22:23:40