Showing posts with label Olympic Games. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Olympic Games. Show all posts

Monday, January 30, 2023

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy: Russian athletes should not be allowed to compete at Olympics

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that Russian athletes should not compete at the 2024 Olympics in Paris because it would show that “terror is somehow acceptable,” the BBC reported on Monday.

Saturday, January 28, 2023

Zelenskyy says Olympics chief should visit Ukraine front line - En attendant Godot

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has invited International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to visit the front-line city of Bakhmut, where Ukraine’s soldiers are engaged in vicious battle with Russian forces.

Friday, January 27, 2023

Ukraine "warns" it may boycott 2024 Olympics if Russians take part

Ukraine may boycott the 2024 Summer Olympics if Russian and Belarusian athletes are allowed to compete in the Paris Games, the country’s sport minister has warned.

Friday, February 4, 2022

North Korea’s Kim calls Winter Olympics ‘great victory’ for China | Al Jazeera

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent a message to Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulating him on the Beijing Winter Olympic Games as a “great victory” and saying he wants to improve relations between their countries, according to state news agency KCNA.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Friday, May 28, 2021

South Korea Foreign minister says Seoul will deal with Tokyo's Dokdo claim on Olympic map 'as strongly as possible'

Seoul will address Tokyo's renewed claim to sovereignty of South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo on the Tokyo Olympic website as strongly as possible, Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong said Friday.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

North Korean media slams Pence amid reports of canceled secret meeting

North Korean media slams Pence
North Korean media Wednesday criticized U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's visit to South Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics amid reports that the North had canceled a meeting with him.

US says North Korea canceled meeting with Pence & hear US ultimatum

US Vice President
Pyongyang canceled "at the last minute" a meeting with the US Vice President scheduled to be held during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea, the United States said Tuesday.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Moon dismisses Abe's call to resume military drills

Moon dismisses Abe's call to resume military drills
Republic of Korea (ROK) President Moon Jae-in has dismissed Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's call to resume the U.S.-South Korean military drills, Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Mattis wants to keep pressure on North Korea

Mattis wants to keep pressure on North Korea
The United States and South Korea are going to keep tightening the screws on Pyongyang so that the hermit state gives up its nuclear program, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis has said.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Pyongyang cancels advance group visit ahead of Olympic Winter Games

Olympic Winter Games
North Korea has cancelled the advance visit of a group of artists, which was scheduled for Saturday, to South Korea to prepare for their performances during the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games, without giving any reason for this decision.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

North Korea will open border hotline with South

North Korea will open border hotline with South
Seemingly following through on earlier hints of dialogue with South Korea, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has ordered to reopen the border hotline with Seoul for negotiations, according to a televised statement.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

China welcomes DPRK, ROK to improve ties through 2018 Winter Olympics

olympic games korea
China supports the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the the Republic of Korea (ROK) to use the 2018 Winter Olympics to make efforts to improve ties, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.

Seoul proposes high level talks with Pyongyang

South Korea on Tuesday proposed to hold high level talks with North Korea next week about the North's participation in the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Monday, January 1, 2018

S. Korea's ruling party sees DPRK leader's New Year address positively

South Korea's ruling Democratic Party positively saw the New Year address made by Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), as he showed his willingness to discuss with Seoul about the DPRK's possible participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

The party's spokesperson told a media briefing that Kim mentioned the successful hosting of PyeongChang Winter Olympics in his New Year's speech and proposed inter-Korean talks to take necessary measures including the sending of the DPRK delegation to the South Korea-hosted Winter Olympic Games.

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