Category Archives: 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

Japan protests Chinese gas field activity in East China Sea

Japan protests Chinese gas field activity in East China Sea

Japan protests Chinese gas field activity in East China Sea Japan has lodged a protest with China over what it described as suspicious activity in a maritime area rich in…

No success story for Tokyo in hosting 2020 Games: economist

No success story for Tokyo in hosting 2020 Games: economist   Tokyo will not benefit long term from hosting the 2020 Olympics — contrary to the hopes and prayers of…

Japan says time for pressure, not dialogue with N.Korea

Japan says time for pressure, not dialogue with N.Korea

Japan says time for pressure, not dialogue with N.Korea Japan on Monday downplayed South Korea’s offer to hold military talks with North Korea, saying the priority should be piling pressure…

'Host towns' across Japan to welcome athletes in 2020 Tokyo Games

‘Host towns’ across Japan to welcome athletes in 2020 Tokyo Games

‘Host towns’ across Japan to welcome athletes in 2020 Tokyo Games   More than 250 local governments across Japan have come forward to serve as “host towns” for foreign athletes…

Team New Zealand capsizes in America's Cup challenger race

Team New Zealand capsizes in America’s Cup challenger race

Team New Zealand capsizes in America’s Cup challenger race Emirates Team New Zealand capsized at the start of an America’s Cup challenger semifinal race Tuesday on Bermuda’s stormy Great Sound,…

Puerto Rico, Netherlands ready for WBC semifinal

Puerto Rico, Netherlands ready for WBC semifinal

Puerto Rico, Netherlands ready for WBC semifinal LOS ANGELES – Jonathan Schoop let the ball bounce off his glove on purpose before catching it. Later, he kicked it to Andrelton…

Rwanda targets Winter Olympic debut at Pyeongchang 2018

Rwanda targets Winter Olympic debut at Pyeongchang 2018

March 9 – Rwanda is hoping to compete at its first ever Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang in four years time. This follows a recent visit by a…

Snowboarders uniting to change Olympic format after Sochi struggles

Snowboarders uniting to change Olympic format after Sochi struggles

VAIL — This is the way it should be. Tricks individually scored. Slopestyle features and a halfpipe sculpted by the world’s top park designer. Qualifying and finals on separate days….

Organisers of future Paralympics heading to Sochi for fact-finding mission

More than 170 delegates will travel to Sochi for a fact-finding mission as part of the Observers Programme ©Getty Images February 28 – Organisers of future Paralympic Games are preparing…