South Korea pushing to guarantee safety at Olympics amid nuclear standoff

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday the country is pushing to ensure security at next year’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics amid rising tensions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons programs. In a meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, Moon said South Korea has always hosted global sports events successfully despite being technically […]

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South Korea pushing to Ensure Security at Olympics amid nuclear standoff

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday the nation is pushing to guarantee safety at next year’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics amid rising tensions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons programs. At a meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, ” Moon said South Korea has ever hosted international sports events despite being technically […]

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Anti-doping leaders Desire Russian Olympic Committee excluded from Winter Matches

Some of the world’s leading national anti-doping associations (NADOs) have called for the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) to be excluded from next year’s Winter Games in Pyeongchang over alleged state-sponsored doping. In a joint statement issued Thursday following a two-day meeting in Denver, the NADOs also criticized the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for “continuing collapse […]

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Brazil, France allege Rio Olympics vote-buying Plot

French and Brazilian authorities said Tuesday they discovered an worldwide corruption strategy aimed at buying votes in awarding the 2016 Olympics. It’s the latest allegation to sully the heritage of the Rio Games, the first Olympics in South America. The disclosures came as authorities in Rio de Janeiro raided the home of Brazilian Olympic Committee […]

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