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Bulgaria preparing bid to host 2024 Youth Winter Olympics after receiving encouragement from IOC president Thomas Bach
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Bulgaria preparing bid to host 2024 Youth Winter Olympics after receiving encouragement from IOC president Thomas Bach

Bulgaria will prepare a bid to host the Winter Youth Olympics in 2024 after receiving a message of encouragement from International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on Friday.

Suspect confesses to killing Olympic figure skater Denis Ten even as Kazakhstan authorities arrest second attacker
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Suspect confesses to killing Olympic figure skater Denis Ten even as Kazakhstan authorities arrest second attacker

One of two men detained in Kazakhstan on suspicion of killing Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten has confessed, authorities said on Friday.

Russia could consider bidding for future summer Olympic Games, says President Vladimir Putin
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Russia could consider bidding for future summer Olympic Games, says President Vladimir Putin

President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia could stake a claim to host future summer Olympics games, but had not yet lodged a formal bid to do so, Russian news agencies reported

Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten stabbed to death by men trying to steal car mirrors in Kazakhstan
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Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten stabbed to death by men trying to steal car mirrors in Kazakhstan

Denis Ten, an Olympic bronze medallist figure skater, was stabbed to death on Thursday in his native Kazakhstan.

Ahead of Singapore Summit, a look at trajectory of Kim Jong-un's North Korea's return from international isolation
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Ahead of Singapore Summit, a look at trajectory of Kim Jong-un's North Korea's return from international isolation

To understand why North Korea "suddenly" started building its nuclear warheads and test a series of successful missile and nuclear tests in 2017, one must go rewind 30 years back.

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un summit: Diplomatic ties with US, North Korea make Singapore a 'natural choice' for venue
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Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un summit: Diplomatic ties with US, North Korea make Singapore a 'natural choice' for venue

The meeting between US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is scheduled to take place on 12 June in Singapore.

Chinese drone company breaks Guinness World Record for flying 1,374 drones spread over a kilometre in a 13-min flight
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Chinese drone company breaks Guinness World Record for flying 1,374 drones spread over a kilometre in a 13-min flight

During a night performance on 3 May in the Chinese tourist city of Xian, the drones took on 16 different 3D formations

Seven cities including Milan, Stockholm bid to host 2026 Winter Olympics, informs International Olympic Committee
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Seven cities including Milan, Stockholm bid to host 2026 Winter Olympics, informs International Olympic Committee

Canada’s Calgary, Austria’s Graz, Swedish capital Stockholm, Sion in Switzerland, Turkey’s Erzurum, Japan’s Sapporo and an Italian bid involving Cortina d’Ampezzo, Milan and Turin are all in the initial process.

United States, South Korea begin low-key joint military drill amid diplomatic thaw with Pyongyang
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United States, South Korea begin low-key joint military drill amid diplomatic thaw with Pyongyang

The United States and South Korea kicked off a low-key joint military drill on Sunday as a diplomatic thaw over North Korea gathered pace.

Italy mull bid for hosting 2026 Winter Olympics despite political turmoil, withdrawal from race for 2024 Summer Games
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Italy mull bid for hosting 2026 Winter Olympics despite political turmoil, withdrawal from race for 2024 Summer Games

Italy are considering a push to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, two years after Rome's mayor scuppered the city's bid for the 2024 Summer Games.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Norovirus threat emerges in Gold Coast training venue ahead of event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Norovirus threat emerges in Gold Coast training venue ahead of event

A Gold Coast school that will serve as a key residential and training venue for next month’s Commonwealth Games is to undergo sanitisation measures due to a highly contagious virus which causes nausea and vomiting.

South Korean delegation leaves for North Korea, aims to bring Pyongyang and Washington together for talks
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South Korean delegation leaves for North Korea, aims to bring Pyongyang and Washington together for talks

A South Korean delegation left for North Korea on Monday, a presidential official said, aiming to bring the North and the United States together for talks in a bid to rein in the North’s nuclear and missile programmes.

Twitter's revenue rises in Japan due to new users, improved advertising options leading to first quaterly profit
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Twitter's revenue rises in Japan due to new users, improved advertising options leading to first quaterly profit

Facebook, which lagged home-grown rival Mixi Inc in the early days of social networks, has failed to dominate Japan as it has in the United States.

Intel announces partnership with NTT Docomo for providing 5G technology for the 2020 Olympic Games
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Intel announces partnership with NTT Docomo for providing 5G technology for the 2020 Olympic Games

The chipmaker promises to bring 5G to the 2020 Olympic Games, enabling “new experiences” at the event, including 360-degree 8K streaming.

Vibrant closing ceremony marks end of Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics
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Vibrant closing ceremony marks end of Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics

Take a look at some of the best images from the closing ceremony of Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics.

US should lower threshold for talks with North Korea, says South Korean president Moon Jae-in
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US should lower threshold for talks with North Korea, says South Korean president Moon Jae-in

South Korea's president said that the United States should lower the threshold for talks with North Korea and that the two countries should start a dialogue soon

North Korean general Kim Yong Chol and Ivanka Trump attend Winter Olympics closing ceremony
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North Korean general Kim Yong Chol and Ivanka Trump attend Winter Olympics closing ceremony

Blacklisted North Korean general Kim Yong Chol and Ivanka Trump attended the Winter Olympics closing ceremony together, in the final piece of the games-led diplomacy

Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka makes waves with snowboard, skiing double; Norway breaks record for medal count
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Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka makes waves with snowboard, skiing double; Norway breaks record for medal count

Ester Ledecka made history with an unprecedented snowboard and skiing double on Saturday, while Norway's all-conquering team set a new record for medals at a Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka wins historic skiing-snowboard double at Pyeongchang with parallel giant slalom gold
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Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka wins historic skiing-snowboard double at Pyeongchang with parallel giant slalom gold

Ester Ledecka completed a historic Olympic double on Saturday when the Czech star romped to snowboarding parallel giant slalom gold to add to her shock super-G title in alpine skiing.

Winter Olympics 2018: Switzerland oust rivals Austria to claim inaugural alpine team skiing gold; Norway take bronze
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Winter Olympics 2018: Switzerland oust rivals Austria to claim inaugural alpine team skiing gold; Norway take bronze

Wendy Holdener led a strong Switzerland team to alpine team skiing gold on Saturday, as Norway took bronze to set a new record of 38 medals at a Winter Olympics.