Tag - 2018-olympics



Japan Times
Jan 24, 2018
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence aims to counter North Korean 'propaganda' at Winter Olympics
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to use his attendance at the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month to try to counter what he sees as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's effort to "hijack" the games with a propaganda campaign, a White House official said Tuesday.
Japan Times
Jan 16, 2018
Plan for joint Olympics team with North gets icy reception in South Korea
While Seoul forges ahead with plans to use the upcoming Winter Olympics to showcase inter-Korean unity, some South Korean athletes are "furious" at proposals to form joint teams with North Koreans, highlighting a broader lack of enthusiasm for some of the government's peace-making plans.
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 21, 2017
Japan objects to use of South Korean name for disputed Takeshima isles on 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics' website
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida says it is "unacceptable" that the official website for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics refers to disputed Sea of Japan isles under the South Korean name of "Dokdo."
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Nov 8, 2015
Mao takes peek ahead to 2018 Winter Olympics
Three-time world champion Mao Asada says she has the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on her mind, but for now is savoring a victory in her Grand Prix comeback at the Cup of China and looking forward to her next competition at the NHK Trophy later this month.
Japan Times
Jan 30, 2015
In Alpine skiing, Asian nations face long run to become competitive
China and South Korea have produced world-class athletes in several winter sports, but alpine skiing events are notable exceptions.


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