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Seoul: N. Korea to send No. 2 in rare visit south

North Korean soccer fans wave their national flag and watch the final match played between North and South Korea at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014.  The man seen as North Korea's No. 2 and other senior officials plan to travel to the South on Saturday for the close of the Asian Games sporting event, South Korean officials said, a rare visit by Pyongyang's inner circle that will include a meeting with Seoul's top official for North Korean affairs. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

The man seen as North Korea’s No. 2 and other senior officials plan to travel to the South on Saturday for the close of the Asian Games sporting event, South Korean officials said, a rare visit by Pyongyang’s inner circle that will include a meeting with Seoul’s top official for North Korean affairs.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

South Korea downs North Korea for football gold

South Korea's team. AP Photo/Kin Cheung

South Korea got a late goal from Rim Chang-woo to beat North Korea, 1-0, in extra time on Thursday in the men’s football final at the Asian Games.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

North Korean reporters using fax to file stories

South Korea Incheon Asian Games

South Korean officials say North Korean reporters are using fax and American email services to file stories from the Asian Games in Incheon because the northerners’ websites are blocked in the South.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Protests about N. Korea flag ahead of Asian Games

A North Korean flag, second right at top, is hoisted with other flags in Incheon, west of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. North Korea said Friday it won't send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea, blaming what it called Seoul's hostility for reversing a decision to dispatch the women dubbed by South Korean media as a "squad of beauties." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

South Korea has removed the flags of all competing nations from its streets ahead of the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon because of protests about the flying of rival North Korea’s flags.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

North Korea threatens to boycott Asian Games

A woman passes by 2014 Asian Games posters at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 18, 2014. North Korea threatened Friday to review its decision to enter the upcoming Asian Games in South Korea, a day after their talks on the games broke down. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

North Korea threatened Friday to review its decision to enter the upcoming Asian Games in South Korea, a day after their talks on the games broke down.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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