Japanese athlete expelled from Olympics over doping
Japanese short track speed skater Kei Saito failed an out-of-competition doping test on the day of his arrival in Pyeongchang and has been expelled from the Winter Olympics, Japan team officials said on Tuesday.
Organisers apologise for Olympic transport problems, granted $2.8m budget increase
Organisers for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games apologised on Monday (February 12) for what they called "shortfalls" in the transportation services.
North Korea's Winter Games involvement confirmed
North Korea will send 22 athletes to the Winter Games in the neighboring South next month and compete in three sports and five disciplines, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Saturday. North Korea's planned involvement in Pyeongchang is viewed as a sign of easing tensions over its nuclear and missile programme.
Putin says Russia won't prevent individual athletes from competing in Pyeongchang
Putin says Russia won't prevent individual athletes from competing in Pyeongchang.
South Korean president hopes to see joint North, South team at Winter Olympics
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Saturday (June 24) attended the World Taekwondo Championships and, with North Korean athletes present, said he hoped to see an inter-Korean team at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.