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May 17, 2019
Germany's double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announces retirement at 25 after struggling with health issuesDahlmeier has won seven world championship gold medals, and last year in Pyeongchang she became the first female biathlete to win both the sprint and the pursuit at the same Olympics
Sep 20, 2018
Pyeongchang Winter Olympic venues gather dust as South Korea's national and state governments argue over maintenance billsSouth Korea is feeling the after-effects of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, with many venues being unused owing to a lack of demand for winter sports in the country.
Jul 31, 2018
Chinese sports authorities recruit Shaolin monks, teach them snow and ice disciplines to boost Beijing Winter Olympics squadsWith four years still to go for the 2022 Beijing Olympics, China is desperately looking to boost their ranks, enlisting talented martial artists from monasteries and teaching them snow and ice sports.
Jun 07, 2018
Kim Jong-un impersonator to appear in Singapore to perform his take on US-North Korea summitAn impersonator of Kim Jong-un has been invited to Singapore to perform his take of the historic summit, alongside a Trump impersonator.
May 04, 2018
Table Tennis World Championships: Unified Korean women's team lose to Japan in semi-finalDespite the defeat, the combined Korean team were all smiles as they were applauded off-court by the spectators and the respective ambassadors of the two countries.
Apr 18, 2018
Kim Jong-un tries to soften authoritarian image by sharing stage with wife, sisterNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to be trying out a new tactic to boost the image of his authoritarian regime: he's putting the spotlight on the women in his life.
Feb 28, 2018
Futuristic superhero characters chosen as mascots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and ParalympicsThe Tokyo 2020 mascot will hope to replicate the success of Soohorang, the cuddly stuffed tiger from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang handed out to athletes on the podium.
Feb 26, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: South, North Korea march apart as Pyeongchang Games end with vibrant closing ceremonyAt a colourful and cold closing ceremony, Ivanka Trump sat near a blacklisted North Korean general while the North and South Korean athletes entered separately, waving their national flags.
Feb 24, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: Russia's Nadezhda Sergeyeva banned from Pyeongchang Games by CAS after failing doping testRussian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeyeva has been banned from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after failing a doping test, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Saturday.
Feb 22, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: Court of Arbitration for Sport cancels hearing into doping case of curler Alexander KrushelnitskyKrushelnitsky, bronze medallist at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics mixed doubles curling, earlier told Russian media it was "stupid to deny" failing two drugs tests.