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Two Koreas march apart as Winter Olympics close

Two Koreas march apart as Winter Olympics close

Unlike the Games' opening, the North and South Korean athletes marched separately and waving their national flags, although some North Koreans held the blue-and-white Korean Unification emblem.

Winter Olympics closing ceremony begins in Pyeongchang

Winter Olympics closing ceremony begins in Pyeongchang

The Winter Olympics closing ceremony began late Sunday in Pyeongchang, bringing to an end 17 days of sports action.

Canadian athlete charged with stealing car in South Korea

Canadian athlete charged with stealing car in South Korea

Canadian skier David Duncan was arrested on charges of stealing a car in South Korea, where he was competing at the Winter Olympics, officials and Canadian media said on Saturday.

US to announce new sanctions against North Korea

US to announce new sanctions against North Korea

The United States is due to announce its largest package of sanctions yet against North Korea to further pressure Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programme, as South Korea readies itself for more talks with the North's officials.

Ivanka, North Korean general to attend Olympic closing

Ivanka, North Korean general to attend Olympic closing

The Pyeongchang Games have become a venue for geopolitics as much as sports as the nuclear-armed North mounts a charm offensive.

Seeing double -- Djokovic cheers lookalike Olympic winner

Seeing double -- Djokovic cheers lookalike Olympic winner

Pierre Vaultier told French TV he was a fan of Novak Djokovic and had always wanted to meet the Serbian former world number one.

S. Korea to pay $2.6 million for North's Olympic presence

S. Korea to pay $2.6 million for North's Olympic presence

Seoul on Wednesday approved a $2.6 million budget to cover expenses for North Koreans visiting for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, officials said, after the North's leader praised the South's hospitality.

Robots take to the slopes on sidelines of Winter Games

Robots take to the slopes on sidelines of Winter Games

Eight robotics teams from universities, institutes and a private company competed for a $10,000 prize in the Ski Robot Challenge.

'Pyeongchang Gust': winds cause chaos in snowboard final

'Pyeongchang Gust': winds cause chaos in snowboard final

Vicious winds caused a string of crashes and complaints as America's Jamie Anderson survived the chaos to clinch her second straight slopestyle snowboarding Olympic gold in treacherous conditions on Monday.

Kim Jong Un's sister arrives in South Korea for historic visit

Kim Jong Un's sister arrives in South Korea for historic visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister joined athletes and officials from around the world at the South's Winter Olympics Friday, the first member of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty to set foot in its rival since the Korean War.

Russia to hold competition for banned Olympic athletes

Russia to hold competition for banned Olympic athletes

President Vladimir Putin has ordered the government to organise a sports competition for Russian athletes banned from the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang over a doping scandal.

North Korea calls off joint Olympic performance, says Seoul

North Korea calls off joint Olympic performance, says Seoul

North Korea has called off a joint cultural performance with artistes from the South ahead of the forthcoming Winter Olympics, Seoul said on Monday, underscoring the fragility of their Games-led rapprochement.