winter olympics

February 15, 2018

An episode of the Global Journalist podcast takes a realistic look at the impact of the Olympics on the relationship between North Korea and South Korea.

February 13, 2018

From basketball blogs to volleyball videos, we've got you covered in this CPD primer.

The joint North Korea-South Korea women's hockey team to compete at this year's Winter Games marks a new step in Olympic history, says Robert Dunbar. 

[Foreign Correspondents] Sports diplomacy for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Arirang TV looks at the impact of the 2018 winter games on North Korea-South Korea relations.

The next effort to defuse the nuclear brinksmanship over North Korea’s missile and bomb testing may come, not from diplomats, but from a pair of North Korean figure skaters who perform to music by the Beatles. An obscure competition on Thursday and Friday here in Bavaria has gained geopolitical urgency as the pairs team of Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik seek to become the first North Korean athletes to qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympics in February in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

With only a year to go before the opening of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the organizers vow to enrich the global sports event with cultural elements. For the past five years, the South Korean government has been working not only to build and shore up infrastructure for the games, but also to prepare to show Korea's soft power.

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Journalists covering the Sochi Olympics have taken to Twitter to air complaints over the state of their hotel rooms. For the past week, some reporters have been tweeting images describing what they say are appalling conditions in the media hotels.

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