South Koreans Burn ‘Unification Flags’ In Protest of Joint Olympic Team

South Koreans Burn ‘Unification Flags’ In Protest of Joint Olympic Team

Last week it was announced that North and South Korea had agreed to form a joint Olympic team and March together during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. So far, the decision has been met with vocal opposition. According to a recent poll cited in The Korean Times, 49% of South Koreans […]

North and South Korea To March Under Unified Flag at Winter Olympics in 2018

North and South Korea To March Under Unified Flag at Winter Olympics in 2018

North and South Korea have agreed to form a joint Olympic team and March together during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. This will be the first time they’ve ever marched under a “unified” flag in over a decade. According to The New York Times: “The North will send 230 […]

Putin And Mutko Respond to Olympic Ban

Putin And Mutko Respond to Olympic Ban

On Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Russia was banned from appearing at their 2018 events. Vitaly Mutko, former Sports Minister and current Deputy Prime Minister, has now responded to allegations that he was ultimately responsible for Russia’s “systemic manipulation of the anti-doping rules”. According to SBS, Deputy Prime Minister Mutko denied the […]

Russia Banned From 2018 Winter Olympics

Russia Banned From 2018 Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially banned Russia from participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. The IOC say they made the decision after The Schmid Report confirmed that there was “systemic manipulation of the anti-doping rules” by the Russian government during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The results of the Schmid […]

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