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Green Beret, Former College Football Running Back Hope to Push U.S. Bobsleds Ahead

Green Beret, Former College Football Running Back Hope to Push U.S. Bobsleds Ahead

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Among the U.S. bobsleigh team members soon to arrive in PyeongChang are athletes whose paths to the 2018 Winter Olympics have been more unconventional than most. As part of their buildup to the Olympics, NBC Sports recently covered the backgrounds of 31-year-old Nate Weber and 29-year-old Sam McGuffie holding [...]

N. Korea Offers to Send High-Level Delegation to PyeongChang

N. Korea Offers to Send High-Level Delegation to PyeongChang

PANMUNJOM, Korea, Jan. 9 (Joint Press Corps-Yonhap) — North Korea on Tuesday offered to send a high-level delegation and performing arts squads to next month’s PyeongChang Winter Olympics, while the South proposed their athletes’ joint entrance to the games’ opening and closing ceremonies, Seoul officials said. The two Koreas exchanged their proposals in the morning [...]

Over Half of S. Koreans Agree on Supporting N.K. Olympic Group’s Travel Expenses

Over Half of S. Koreans Agree on Supporting N.K. Olympic Group’s Travel Expenses

SEOUL, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — More than half of South Koreans approve of helping cover the expenses that North Korea’s athletes and cheering squad would incur if they join the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea, a poll showed Monday. The Realmeter survey, conducted Friday, said 54.4 percent of 505 respondents agreed with the [...]

Korail Unveils Day Trip Tickets from Seoul to Pyeongchang for Winter Olympics

Korail Unveils Day Trip Tickets from Seoul to Pyeongchang for Winter Olympics

SEOUL, Dec. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Amidst reports that prices of local accommodations are skyrocketing, South Koreans will now have the option of making a day trip to the Winter Games for a mere 33,000 won thanks to special Olympics ticket deals announced by South Korea’s railroad operator. The tickets, called the “Pyeongchang 2018 Winter [...]