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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

Doping decision tests Olympic chiefs

Just days before the start of the Winter Olympic Games, Olympic chiefs basking in glory over the historic participation of North Korea were abruptly brought down to Earth by a new twist in the Russian doping scandal saga.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/2 22:38:39

WADA recommends Pyeongchang Winter Olympics not use latest sample bottles

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Wednesday it had confirmed that new-generation drug-testing kits could be susceptible to tampering and recommended use of an older model at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/1 22:23:41

CAS lifts life bans of 28 Russians

Twenty-eight Russian athletes have had their Olympic doping bans overturned and their results from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi reinstated ­after their appeals were upheld by sport's highest tribunal on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2018/2/1 22:23:40

DPRK athletes to arrive in S. Korea for Winter Olympics later Thursday

Athletes from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will come to South Korea late Thursday by plane to participate in the South Korea-hosted Winter Olympics, Seoul's unification ministry said.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/1 11:34:43

China sends 82 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Olympics

China announced an 82-athlete team for the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games as the Chinese delegation was set up here on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/31 17:37:49

Russia suspended from Paralympics: IPC

Russia's team will be suspended from the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, but individual athletes will be allowed to compete under a neutral flag, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/29 21:43:40

Beijing gears up for 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing is accelerating its preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics, authorities said during the municipal parliamentary session.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/27 7:53:51

Star skater An demands explanation for Olympic ban

Short track speed skating star Viktor An on Friday demanded to know why he had been excluded from next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, insisting he never took performance-enhancing drugs.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/26 22:48:41

Belarus to send 28 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Twenty-eight Belarusian athletes will take part in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, chief of the Belarusian delegation Alexander Baraulya announced here on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/25 8:04:18