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News North Korea » Sports: First Person: How Pyeongchang might feel to a North Korean

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/person-pyeongchang-feel-north-korean-53265219
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

There are now hundreds of varieties available with every Olympics. Trading them has been described as the Olympics' No. 1 spectator sport. North Korea's pin tradition dates back only to the 1970s. But it's mandatory. Every adult is expected to wear one ...

News North Korea » Sports: North Korean cheerleader accidentally claps for the Americans, report says

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2018/02/22/north-korean-cheerleader-accidentally-claps-for-americans-report-says.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Japanese news cameras at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang caught a North Korean cheerleader ‘accidentally’ clapping for two American figure skaters during last Thursday’s competition, The Daily Mail reported. The ‘clapping’ cheerleader was ...

News North Korea » Sports: What happens when North Korea’s Olympians return home without medals? A public shaming

News channel or source: http://nationalpost.com/sports/olympics/what-happens-when-north-koreas-athletes-return-home-from-the-olympics-theyll-be-publicly-shamed
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Having spent the Olympics in Pyeongchang competing not for medals but to avoid inevitable last-place finishes in nearly every sport, North Korea’s 22 athletes may be publicly shamed when they return home. Historically, the North Koreans have always ...

News North Korea » Sports: No medals but plenty of cheers for North Korean athletes

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/no-medals-plenty-cheers-north-korean-athletes-100819898--oly.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korea will not be the only nation leaving the Pyeongchang Olympics without a medal, but they are one of the few minnows of winter sports to have earned rousing cheers wherever they go. When 25-year-old alpine skier ...

News North Korea » Sports: Watch North Korean skater try to trip opponent at Olympics, gets disqualified

News channel or source: http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2018/02/watch_north_korean_skater_try.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

"I believe it was unintentional," Sakazume told Yahoo Sports. "His hand happened to be by my skate as he fell down." According to the report, the race was restarted and Jong fell a second time and collided with Sakazume. North Korean speed skater falls ...

News North Korea » Sports: North Korea ends Pyeongchang 2018 without medal

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Sports_News/2018/02/20/North-Korea-ends-Pyeongchang-2018-without-medal/2781519187734/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Feb. 20 (UPI) --North Korea has ended its ninth Winter Olympics appearance without a medal. Short track speed skater Jong Kwang-bom crashed out of heats in the men's 500 meters on Tuesday as the final athlete among 22 from the North to compete during the ...

News North Korea » Sports: Watch: North Korean skater tries to trip opponent at Olympics

News channel or source: https://247sports.com/college/texas/Bolt/Winter-Olympics-2018-North-Korean-skater-tries-to-trip-opponent-115382605
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Kwang Bom Jon, a 16-year-old speed skater from North Korea, was disqualified Wednesday after he attempted ... “I believe it was unintentional," Sakazume told Yahoo Sports. "His hand happened to be by my skate as he fell down.” The race was restarted ...

News North Korea » Sports: Olympic North Korean speed skater appears to try and trip his Japanese rival mid-race

News channel or source: https://mashable.com/2018/02/21/speed-skater-falls-winter-olympics/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In rude Olympic news, a North Korean speed skater received a penalty during his race ... Watanabe is willing to give Jong the benefit of the doubt in this scenario. Speaking to Yahoo Sports – which erroneously identified him as skater Ryosuke Sakazume ...

News North Korea » Sports: South Korea Today: The Locks at North Tower in Seoul

News channel or source: http://www.wkyc.com/article/sports/olympics/south-korea-today-the-locks-at-north-tower-in-seoul/95-521861598
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In downtown Seoul, Aurora, Colorado, native and U.S. Military member Russel Plew had brought some of his American friends to a spot high above the South Korean city for some Olympic-sized views. Built in the 1970's, the North Seoul Tower has become one of ...

News North Korea » Sports: In South Korea's Olympic hills, traces of the North abound

News channel or source: https://idahostatejournal.com/sports/national/in-south-korea-s-olympic-hills-traces-of-the-north/article_9935e84c-12b2-55c4-a97d-2b6cf97b6470.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

GOSEONG, South Korea (AP) — A former seaside villa for North Korea's ruling Kim family. A captured North Korean spy submarine. A front-line observatory that allows curious visitors to peer at parts of a picturesque North Korean mountain across the ...