Al Jazeera speaks to a North Korean refugee who sat alongside South Korea's President, Moon Jae-in, during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony.
SEOUL — Fred Warmbier, the father of Otto Warmbier, an American student who was jailed in North Korea and who died last year after returning to the United States, will attend the Olympics Opening Ceremonies as a guest of Vice President Pence this week. Pence will leave Monday for a five-day trip to Japan and […]
From the Super Bowl and Taiwan earthquake to snow in Paris and the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony.
PyeongChang, South Korea – Olympians from close to 100 nations gathered in PyeongChang, Korea this week for the start of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. During the Opening Ceremony, athletes enjoyed capturing and sharing the...Show More Summary
Who messed with Dylan Hernandez’s kimchi? I’m not saying his reporting on the Winter Games’ opening ceremony was sullen, but I gleaned more hope and comfort from my last reading of Sartre’s “Being and Nothingness.” Mario Valvo Ventura :: We are only a few days in the Olympics, a time to celebrate...
"The Tongan cross-country skier perhaps best known for walking out into the last two Olympic opening ceremonies without a shirt is set to take to the snow in the Pyeongchang Games...Pita Taufatofua has joked that his two immediate goals...Show More Summary
The Tongan cross-country skier best known for walking out into the last two Olympic opening ceremonies without a shirt is set to take to the snow in the Pyeongchang Games
During the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics, NBC’s Katie Couric shared an odd stream of consciousness about Dutch skaters and where they get their particular prowess. Couric pulled what she said was a bit of Netherlands (Dutch) trivia out of her mind which turned out to be largely myth. Show More Summary
The 2018 Winter Olympics are here, and maybe your passion for cold-weather sports cooled off a bit after the grand pomp and circumstance of the Opening Ceremonies. Viewers who actually enjoy the games get to look forward to nearly two more weeks of competition, and, whether you’re a fan or not,...
After crashing the Opening Ceremony, a fake version of the North Korean leader visited a hockey game
The man who showed up at the PyeongChang Olympics Opening Ceremonies dressed as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not Korean, does not speak Korean and is not from either Korea. According to Yahoo’s Eric Adelson, the impersonator gave his name as “Howard” and said he’s from Australia and of Chinese descent. After getting […]
Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan flag bearer known for his shirtless marches in this year’s Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony and in the 2016 Summer Games, is competing in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with much more on his mind than sport.
NBC already apologized for one comment by its team of commentators at the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic games — Joshua Cooper Ramo’s claim that Japan, which once occupied Korea, is “a cultural and technical and economic...Show More Summary
Katie Couric is apologizing for sticking her foot -- er, skate -- in her mouth during the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremonies. The veteran news anchor and interviewer mistakenly said that the Dutch are so successful in speed skating because skates have been used as a form of transportation when... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Katie Couric
Katie Couric tweeted an apology to the Netherlands for her comment on NBC's coverage of the Olympic opening ceremony that skates are a common form of transportation on that country's frozen canals
It would have been better if Pence had not come at all. By declining to stand and recognize athletes of the Korean unified team as they walked together during the opening ceremony, Pence not only offended the host country, he sent a message that to the Trump Administration, not even common courtesy matters more than childish politics. Show More Summary
During the 2018 Olympics opening ceremony last week, Intel set a new world record with its Shooting Star drones, which formed different shapes in the night sky. Intel initially planned to release the drones during the event, but it was reportedly forced by organizers to prerecord the entire flight instead due to technical and safety concerns. Show More Summary
Column: Complicated to the end, Shani Davis winds down a brilliant Olympic career gasping for air and mum about losing out on flag-bearing honors at the opening ceremony
On Saturday the 10th of February, shortly before the Winter Olympics opening ceremony was set to commence, the official Pyeongchang 2018 website went down. Spectators attending the event were unable to print their tickets, while at the...Show More Summary
The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, have been underlined by the nation's political relations with its geographical neighbor, North Korea. At the highly symbolic opening ceremony, titled "Motion in Peace," athletes from both North and South Korea entered the stadium waving the Korean Unification Flag. Show More Summary