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Jan 18, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: North and South Korea plan to field unified women's ice hockey team in a show of unityThe two Koreas will field a combined women’s ice hockey team and march together under one flag at next month’s Winter Olympics in the South, Seoul said on Wednesday, after a new round of talks amid a thaw in cross-border ties.
Jan 11, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: Organisers sweat over using venues post-Games; storing frozen fish among solutions offeredThousands of fans will pack the futuristic Gangneung Oval for the speed skating competition in the Winter Olympics. But afterwards, one suggestion is for the cavernous steel-grey structure to store frozen fish.
Dec 20, 2017
Winter Paralympics 2018: IPC maintains suspension on Russia; will take call on nation's participation in eventThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Wednesday it was maintaining its suspension of the Russia's Paralympic Committee, but had yet to make a final decision on whether Russia can compete at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea.
Dec 13, 2017
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius injured after brawl in prison over use of public phoneLocal media reported that fellow prisoners were angered by the Pistorius's lengthy telephone conversation, leading to a fight.
Dec 08, 2017
Visa presents wearable payment devices for the Olympics and Paralympics Winter Games 2018Visa partnered with Lotte Card, the financial branch of South Korea's Lotte, to produce and manufacture the prepayment devices.
Nov 04, 2017
Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment November nominees: Matt Stutzman's shot to gloryMatt Stutzman was born without arms, but from an early age, he found ways to do the things he wanted to do. In the face of adversity, he has always done all he can to overcome any obstacle in his path.
Oct 04, 2017
Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment October nominees: Anu, the 'blade girl'The heart-warming moment when Anu being welcomed back into her school playground is one of the nominees for October’s Laureus Best Sporting Moment.
Sep 20, 2017
Russia's new anti-doping chief Yury Ganus promises to restore trust in agency by end of yearMcLaren's bombshell report released in 2015 alleged state-sponsored doping in Russia, with the country's track and field team banned from the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Sep 19, 2017
Oscar Pistorius sentence: South African Supreme Court to hear state appeal against paralympian in NovemberSouth Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state’s appeal against the six-year murder sentence handed to Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius on 3 November, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Tuesday.
Sep 04, 2017
Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment September nominees: Josh Landmann's inspiring climbJosh Landmann's successful attempt to get over the 'Everest' hurdle at Tough Mudder is one of the nominees for September’s Laureus Best Sporting Moment.