Iceland Latest to Announce Political Boycott of FIFA World Cup in Russia

By Duncan Mackay | Icelandic politicians will boycott this year's FIFA World Cup in Russia in protest at claims that the Kremlin was behind the...

Owen: The Olympic Truce – What is it Really Good For?

This will probably seem like an odd time for me to write critically about the Olympic truce. Haven’t we just witnessed the Peace Olympics, with...

Pyeongchang 2018: Why Sport, not Politics, will Determine the Winter Olympics’ Destiny

Ten years ago, I was convinced that politics, in the form of China's internal system and place in the world, was set to overshadow...

Unified South Korea, North Korea Hockey Team Among Winter Olympic Proposals

South Korea's Vice Sports Minister Roh Tae-kang has confirmed the country has proposed a combined ice hockey team and a joint parade at the...

North Korea Agrees to Send High-Level Delegation to Pyeongchang 2018

A "high-level" delegation is due to be sent by North Korea to next month's Winter Olympic Games in the neighboring South following a face-to-face...

Graham’s Call to Boycott Olympics Hurts Athletes

United States Senator Lindsey Graham declared that if North Korea is allowed to participate in the Winter Olympics he believes the United States will...

North Korea Accepts South Korean Proposal for Talks on Pyeongchang 2018 Participation

North Korea has accepted a proposal from South Korea to hold official talks regarding the country's participation at this year's Winter Olympic Games in...

U.S., South Korea Agree to Halt Military Drills During Pyeongchang 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his United States counterpart Donald Trump have reportedly agreed to halt joint military exercises during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter...

US Senator Says Country Should Pull Out of Winter Olympics if North Korea Participates

United States Senator Lindsey Graham has suggested that the country should not attend Pyeongchang 2018 if North Korea participates in the Winter Olympics. North Korean...

Defending Champion, Israelis both Absent from World Chess Championships in Saudi Arabia

Ukraine's Anna Muzychuk is skipping the ongoing World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships in Riyadh in protest of the way women are supposedly treated...

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