North Korea says likely to compete in Olympics: reports

see also TOKYO — North Korea’s IOC representative on Saturday said his country is likely to compete in figure skating in next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, according to Japanese media reports. Asked by reporters at Beijing airport, Chang Ung said the participation of a North Korean figure skating

South Korea urges US to delay military drills before Olympics

South Korea is urging the US to postpone their next round of joint military exercises until after the Winter Olympics to avoid provoking North Korea, according to a report. President Moon Jae-in told NBC News that the drills could be delayed if Pyongyang also shows willingness to pause its

Perv gymnastics doc to appeal prison sentence for child porn

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A Michigan sports doctor who admitted he molested gymnasts plans to appeal a 60-year federal prison sentence on child pornography charges. Larry Nassar filed a formal notice of appeal Wednesday. The 54-year-old was sentenced last week in federal court in Grand Rapids to three 20-year sentences.

Russia Banned From 2018 Winter Olympics

In a wholly unprecedented move, on Dec. 5 the IOC — the governing body of the Olympic games — moved to ban Russia from competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, as a response to evidence of widespread doping. And it's not just the country's

Olympic skier dies: French champion David Poisson tragically dies age 35

France's David Poisson has tragically passed away [Getty] The 35-year-old champion downhill skier, who won a bronze medal in the 2013 world championships, tragically died in a training accident on Monday. The heartbreaking news was confirmed by the French skiing federation, stating: "David Poisson, 35, member of the French Alpine

South Korea tries to convince the world the Olympics will be safe

South Korea is hosting officials and executives from around 120 embassies and companies Friday to assure them that February’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang will be safe — despite nuclear threats from nearby North Korea. The country’s Foreign Ministry planned to host officials from the U.S., Japan, Russia and China, as well

Pole dancing officially made a sport and could now be included in the OLYMPICS

  Atheltes have to complete drug testing regimes and rigorous training and the sport could be set for the biggest stage in international sport POLE DANCING has been officially recognised as a proper sport – and now wants to make it into the OLYMPICS. The fitness activity, which has traditionally been associated with

Pole dancing officially made a sport and could now be included in the OLYMPICS

  Atheltes have to complete drug testing regimes and rigorous training and the sport could be set for the biggest stage in international sport POLE DANCING has been officially recognised as a proper sport – and now wants to make it into the OLYMPICS. The fitness activity, which has traditionally been associated with

Dame Kelly Holmes ’cut herself daily with scissors’

Dame Kelly Holmes has opened up about self-harming [Getty] The Olympic gold medallist has opened up about her struggle, where she resorted to cutting herself. The 47 year old was speaking at the Health and Wellbeing Live show in Tunbridge Wells, Kent yesterday, September 23. Speaking to the crowd, she said that she

Olympic hero Laura Kenny reveals incredible post-baby figure just three-weeks after giving birthRomelu Lukaku, Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane nominated for Champions League player of the week — but face competition from Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar

  Premier League trio impressed on opening weekend as English sides recorded four wins and draw on matchday one Romelu Lukaku, Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah are all in contention following their performances on matchday one. Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring against Basel at Old Trafford Mohamed Salah was on the score sheet for

Pregnant Jessica Ennis-Hill gets ready for her second child

Pregnant Olympic gold-medalist Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill revealed that she was ready for the arrival of her second baby  [Wenn] The athlete is already mother to son Reggie, who was born three years ago in 2014. However, in March this year, Jessica-Ennis Hill revealed the exciting news to fans that she was pregnant with baby number

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black share their wedding video

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black have shared their beautiful wedding video with fans [Getty] The Olympic medalist and his husband Dustin have known each other for four years. Though the couple tied the knot on Saturday 6 May 2017, the reality TV star shared his official wedding video with fans on Sunday 13

Tom Daley FINALLY opens up about married life to Dustin Black

Dustin Black and Tom Daley are married and happier than ever [Getty] The diving champion, who exchanged vows with his gorgeous other half in an intimate ceremony on May 6, has kept many details of their wedding quiet since the big day. But now, Tom has finally opened up about married life –

Olympic legend Greg Rutherford welcomes second baby

Greg Rutherford announced the birth of his second baby [Greg Rutherford/Instagram] The Strictly Come Dancing star, who also shares son Milo with his beautiful partner, shared the gorgeous news on Instagram with the first picture of his newborn baby to boot – revealing the duo have had a little boy. He also

Gabby Douglas Stuck This Look Like A True Champion

Gabby Douglas set the bar(s) pretty high for red carpet style Thursday night. The Olympian attended the Kids’ Choice Sports Awards in Los Angeles wearing an outfit that reminded us of the slew of medals she’s taken home over the years.  Just check out the shine on her metallic bandeau top and coordinating