Winter Olympics

US-S.Korea military drills to resume amid thaw with Pyongyang

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 09:20 GMT

The United States and South Korea announced Tuesday that their annual joint military drills will go ahead next month.

Second Russian athlete fails doping test at Winter Games

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 12:11 GMT

A second Russian athlete has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

American Daly back to banish Sochi angst

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 12:39 GMT

It took only seconds for John Daly's dream of an Olympic medal to be crushed at the Sochi Games

U.S. sends conflicting signals over North Korea diplomacy

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 03:00 GMT

The United States has appeared to endorse closer post-Olympics engagement between South and North Korea with an eye to eventual U.S.-North Korean talks.

Oppa Gangneung style! - fashion on show at the Games

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 - 10:58 GMT

Biting winds and freezing temperatures can make it hard to strike a balance between looking cool and staying warm at South Korea’s Winter Olympics.

Hopes for talks grow with N.Korea's ceremonial leader's visit

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 - 03:00 GMT

North Korea's ceremonial leader will make an unprecedented visit to South Korea this week.

North Korea defends military parade before Olympics

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 - 11:50 GMT

North Korea on Saturday defended its plan to stage a military parade the day before the opening of the Winter Olympics in the South.

Dozens dead in South Korea hospital blaze

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 11:03 GMT

A huge fire tore through a South Korean hospital on Friday killing at least 37 people, the government said, in the country's worst blaze for a decade.

Seoul says North Korea's Olympic participation will aid peace and ease tensions

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 - 12:43 GMT

IOC announced on Saturday that North Korea will send 22 athletes to the Winter Games and compete in three sports and five disciplines.

Zahra Lari in Winter Olympics

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 - 11:37 GMT

Zahra Lari is the first Emirati figure skater to compete internationally.

S. Korea welcomes 'special' Olympic skaters from North

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 09:52 GMT

South Korean organisers of next year's Winter Olympics welcomed Saturday the "special" qualifying of figure skaters from the North.