PyeongChang 2018 Olympics

2018-02-04 19:35 GMT+8

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) agreed on Tuesday to send athletes to South Korea on March 7 for the Winter Paralympics, Seoul's Unification Ministry said.

2018-02-27 17:34 GMT+8

The Chinese delegation is starting to return home following their participation at the PyeongChang Olympics. Among those back on home soil is the short track speed skating team, who were given an ovation as they touched down in Beijing on Monday.

2018-02-27 12:56 GMT+8

“To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war” –  a quote once attributed to Winston Churchill that could be used in the context of the recently concluded Games as game-game is always better than jaw-jaw.

2018-02-27 17:25 GMT+8

Russian athletes have returned home from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. 

2018-02-27 10:16 GMT+8

The Olympic Winter Games were handed off to Beijing on Sunday during the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Games on Sunday. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, who presented the Olympic flag to the mayor of Beijing, Chen Jining, expressed great confidence in Beijing 2022.

2018-02-26 11:25 GMT+8

A Canadian skier David Duncan, his wife Maja Margrethe Duncan and the coach William Ryan Raine were arrested and accused of stealing a car in PyeongChang, South Korea last Saturday.

2018-02-26 10:51 GMT+8

As the host city of the next Winter Games, Beijing staged a splendid eight-minute show at the closing ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Sunday, conveying a warm invitation to the whole world.

2018-02-25 21:24 GMT+8

The sports diplomacy between South Korea and DPRK is definitely one of the highlights during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. The two sides held a senior-level, inter-governmental dialogue, and hence the increasing tension of Northeast Asia seems to be controlled temporarily. 

2018-02-25 21:07 GMT+8

If you compare winter sports in China and developed countries, it's quite amazing how different they are. 

2018-02-25 20:49 GMT+8

The high-ranking delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) attending the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Olympics expressed Pyongyang's willingness to talk with the US during a closed-door meeting with Republic of Korea (ROK) President Moon Jae-in, Yonhap news agency reported Sunday.

2018-02-25 19:55 GMT+8

S. Korean President Moon Jae-in met Sunday with a high-ranking delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) that was due to attend the closing ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics.

2018-02-25 18:26 GMT+8

One of the eye-grabbing stories in PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics was Russia, and its participation or partial participation. 

2018-02-25 19:15 GMT+8

After the excitement of 17 days of competition, the Olympic flame died out as the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics came to a close in the Republic of Korea (ROK).

2018-02-25 19:02 GMT+8

Rappers, Spiderman and a sultry tiger took to the ice on Sunday as the world's top skaters let their creativity take over in a gala exhibition, the final figure skating event at the PyeongChang Games.

2018-02-25 17:41 GMT+8

China, the host of the next Winter Olympics, collected just nine medals in PyeongChang, but the future looks bright for the 2022 Games on home soil.

2018-02-25 17:29 GMT+8

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday voted unanimously to uphold the ban on Russian athletes for the PyeongChang Winter Games over mass doping.

2018-02-25 10:39 GMT+8

The unified Korean women's ice hockey squad is the only team at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics to feature athletes from two different countries. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and Republic of Korea (ROK) have technically remained at war since the 1950s. The simple fact that they are united, even if just on the ice, is a miracle in and of itself. Sarah Murray was tasked with overseeing the team, and spoke to CGTN's Greg Laffradi about the experience.

2018-02-25 15:03 GMT+8

The women's speed skating mass start event highlighted the penultimate day of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. China's Li Dan and Guo Dan were among those hoping to earn medals, but both failed to reach the podium, with Li taking fifth place and Guo finishing tenth.

2018-02-25 13:25 GMT+8

Russia has appealed to Olympic authorities to restore its Olympic status and allow its athletes to march with the national flag on Sunday at the Winter Games closing ceremony, but it could be waiting until the last minute for a decision.

2018-02-24 21:35 GMT+8

The night Chinese athlete Wu Dajing claimed China’s only gold medal at the PyeongChang Olympics, Hungary also claimed its first-ever Winter Games gold in the 5,000-meter relay, setting a record in the progress.

2018-02-24 20:35 GMT+8

‍China's short track skater Wu Dajing finally grabbed a gold medal in short track speed skating men’s 500m final on Thursday night, while setting a new world record time of 39.584 seconds. It's the first gold for Team China at PyeongChang Games as well as the sport category in Winter Olympics.

2018-02-23 12:27 GMT+8

In day 13, China’s Wu Dajing did not leave any chances to other competitors and referees when taking the gold medal of men's 500m short track speed skating with a new world record of 39.584 seconds. 

2018-02-23 12:25 GMT+8

The short track speed skating competitions at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic came to an end on Thursday. After the events, Team China’s coach Li Yan discussed Wu Dajing's triumph, the team’s performance in South Korea, and what to expect at the Beijing 2022 Games.

2018-02-23 12:09 GMT+8

Day 13 of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics was a huge night for China as it was one of the country's last chances to claim a gold medal in South Korea. With Beijing hosting the next edition of the Winter Olympics in 2022, the pressure to top the podium in at least one event was very high. 

2018-02-23 11:24 GMT+8

China's star skater Wu Dajing won gold in the men’s 500 meters on Thursday, setting a world record time of 39.584 seconds, beating South Korea’s Hwang Dae-heon and winning the first gold for Team China at PyeongChang 2018.

2018-02-22 21:13 GMT+8