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B. 2018-01-20 North Korea will send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang North Korea
C. 2014-10-03 North Koreans make surprise visit to South Incheon, South Korea
3. 2014-02-22 S. Korea lodges Olympic figure skating protest Sochi
2012-08-01 Olympic badminton players disqualified London
F. 2012-07-27 Blind archer breaks Olympics' first world record London
G. 2011-07-06 S. Korean to host 2018 Winter Olympics Pyeongchang, South Korea
7. 2010-02-25 Korea's Kim skates to gold Vancouver
8. 2010-02-23 Kim grabs huge lead with short program Vancouver
J. 2010-02-20 Korean skater doubles up Vancouver

North Koreans make surprise visit to South Map of Incheon South Korea
North Korea will send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang
Jan. 20
  North Korea will send 22 athletes to compete in three sports at the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February

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  3 senior North officials are in South Korea for the closing ceremony of the Asian Games - a visit seen as a rare opportunity for high-level talks


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  London: 8 players have been disqualified from the women's doubles competition after being accused of 'not using one's best efforts to win'. Two pairs from S. Korea
Jul.27   Blind archer breaks Olympics' first world record  London: Legally blind South Korean Im Dong-hyun set the first world records of the London Olympics, breaking his own record in the 72-arrow mark

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Jul.6 S. Korean to host 2018 Winter Olympics Map of Pyeongchang South Korea
  The International Olympic Committee chose Pyeongchang to host the 2018 Winter Games. The other bid cities were Munich and Annecy

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Feb.25 Korea's Kim skates to gold
  Vancouver: Kim Yu-Na skated a flawless free skate to handily claim Olympic gold in the figure skating finals and earn the first figure skating medal for her country Feb.23 Kim grabs huge lead with short program
  Vancouver: Kim Yu-nas's core of 78.5 points not only shattered her own world record, it put her almost five points ahead of longtime rival Mao Asada of Japan Feb.20 Korean skater doubles up  Vancouver: Lee Jung-Su at the Winter Olympics gets his second gold medal following up his victory from the 1,500m event in an Olympic record time

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Apr.26 Tight security at Seoul torch relay
  Protesters promised to put police to the test as the Olympic torch began the 17th leg of its relay in South Korea's capital
Apr.10   UN chief to miss Olympics opening  Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will not attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics due to 'schedule issues'

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Nov.1 Koreas 'to unify Olympics teams'  North Korea: North and South have agreed to compete as a single team in the 2006 Asian Games and the 2008 Olympics

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Jun.2 IOC official jailed for corruption   Kim Un-Yong, a vice-president of the International Olympic Committee, has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years Jan.27 Olympic vice-president arrested  IOC VP Kim Un-yong, 72, was put behind bars on corruption charges

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Aug.21 University games face threats  A tip-off was that Islamic radicals could launch a chemical weapons attack on the venues May.16 Koreas discuss joint Olympic team  North and South are discussing entering a unified team to compete in the 2004 Olympics

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