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RUSSIA – SOUTH KOREA
Olympics: 'insufficient’ doping evidence overturns suspensions of 28 Russian athletes
In total, 43 athletes were banned for life from the Olympics after an IOC investigation into a state-run doping scandal at the Sochi Games in 2014. Some 169 Russian athletes have been invited as neutrals to the upcoming Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Russian Sports Minister wants the IOC “to accept the CAS ruling and allow” Russian athletes “unconditional rights to take part in the upcoming Olympic games."
06/12/2017 14:31:00 RUSSIA - SOUTH KOREA
State Doping, the IOC excludes Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics
Some athletes will be able to participate individually and with strict procedures. The national flag will not be admitted and in case of victory the Olympic anthem will resound. Russian vice-premier Vitaly Mutko, head of the World Cup organization, has been banned for life. Moscow speaks of an "unjust and immoral" choice. The United States exults.
02/01/2018 10:24:00 KOREA
Kim Jong-un opens to Winter Games in South Korea. Seoul: Let's sit down and talk
The proposal of the Minister of Unification in a press conference. Moon: dissolve frozen relations. It would be the first summit since December 2015.
05/01/2018 09:04:00 KOREA
Pyongyang accepts Seoul's outstretched hand: talks on January 9th
The two Koreas will meet in the demilitarized zone on January 9th. Postponement of US-South Korea military exercises to facilitate meeting. Seoul seeks to restore inter-Korean relations without distancing US ally.
23/11/2017 11:01:00 KOREA
Though 'sponsor of terrorism', North Korea will participate in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics
The decision of the International Olympic Committee. The Olympic Charter protects all rights and freedoms without discrimination. November 13, "Olympic Truce" adopted by the UN General Assembly and promoted by South Korea.
25/01/2018 09:30:00 KOREA
PyeongChang Olympics, dialogue continues. Pyongyang: 'breakthrough' needed for reunification
Today the North Korean athletes of the hockey team arrive. Criticism and applause for Moon: Olympics of Peace or Pyongyang?
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