Sports

N. Korea Proposes Working-Level Talks to Discuss Sending Performing Artists

N. Korea Proposes Working-Level Talks to Discuss Sending Performing Artists

The meeting was called following a joint proposal by the North and South Korea on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

This offer comes on the heels of a landmark deal between the warring nations that allows North Korea to send a delegation of athletes, fans, and high-ranking government officials to the South for the upcoming Olympics in Pyeongchang. In April 2017, South Korea allowed the North Korean team to travel to the South for the Women's World Championships in ice hockey.

North Korea's International Olympic Committee representative said Saturday there is still work left to be done for the country's participation in next month's Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.

A joint march at the opening ceremony would be a stunning statement for the Games dubbed the "Peace Olympics", which will open about 50 miles (80 kilometres) from the heavily fortified Korean border on February 9.

(NYSE:CPN) Stake Lifted by Neuberger Berman Group LLC
The investment professionals in our partner's database reported: 272.79 million shares, down from 325.61 million shares in 2017Q2. Oakworth Capital Inc stated it has 0% in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). 40,000 were accumulated by Lombard Odier Asset (Usa).

North and South Korea on Tuesday agreed on negotiations to resolve problems and military talks aimed at averting accidental conflict, after their first official dialogue in more than two years, as Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme fuels tension.

It would be chaired by International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, on January 20, it was announced on Wednesday.

The North said it will inform the South of a date to discuss sending athletes and a cheering squad to the PyeongChang Olympics at a later time.

"Even if we have one Korean team in women's hockey, we'll make sure it will not come at the expense of South Korean players", he said, according to Yonhap.


  • WhatsApp testing 'demote' feature for group admins

    WhatsApp calls are now only available for one-on-one conversations but it might be available to group chats in the near future. This special feature will facilitate switching from audio calls to video calls, you will not need to cut the call for it.
    Real Madrid offered €250M for Barcelona star Messi

    Real Madrid offered €250M for Barcelona star Messi

    The club eventually signed Gareth Bale in a world record deal at the time thought to be in the region of £89million. Their intention was to pay €23m net per year to Messi until 2021 and one million more to his father.

    Valero Energy Partners (VLP) Now Covered by Credit Suisse Group

    After $0.02 actual EPS reported by Zynga Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -50.00% negative EPS growth. The stock of Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, January 6.
  • 'Final Space' Lands on TBS in February

    'Final Space' Lands on TBS in February

    All in all, American Dad!'s move from FOX to TBS seems to have worked out well for all involved. He comes across a mysterious Alien named Mooncake who he soon becomes friends and bonds with.
    Korea proposes combined Olympic ice hockey team with North

    Korea proposes combined Olympic ice hockey team with North

    Joining teams would make that issue moot and allow even more North Korean athletes to compete. South Korea is grouped with Sweden, Switzerland and Japan in the women's tournament.
    Konta tipped to win Australian Open

    Konta tipped to win Australian Open

    Ten years ago, when Sharapova was at the height of her powers, he believes the women's top ten was stronger than it is now. When I was with Maria (Sharapova), you had Serena and Venus, (Lindsay) Davenport and (Kim) Clijsters and (Justine) Henin.
  • Plan calls for spending $80M on five new juvenile prisons

    Plan calls for spending $80M on five new juvenile prisons

    While Thursday's announcement came as a shock to many lawmakers and stakeholders involved with the turmoil at Lincoln Hills, Gov. Converting Lincoln Hills into an adult facility "is a case of throwing out the baby with the bathwater", Crevier said.

    Diebold Nixdorf Inc (NYSE:DBD) Director Buys 4000 Shares of Stock

    The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link . Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 51,603 shares of the company's stock, valued at $863,834.22.
    Chiefs hire new running backs coach

    Chiefs hire new running backs coach

    McCullough was considered one of the Trojans' top assistant coaches and had a hand in running back Ronald Jones' development. Prior to the one-year pit stop with the Pac-12 affiliate, McCullough dazzled at IN , showing he can groom running backs.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) Shares Up -0.1%

    ValuEngine upgraded shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Phoenix Investment Adviser Llc decreased Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl ( VRX ) stake by 65.89% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.
    Brenda Fassie movie to hit cinemas in 2018

    Brenda Fassie movie to hit cinemas in 2018

    Production is expected to start next month, while the film is planned to hit theatres next year. Bongani Fassie, her son, is set to be the co-executive producer of the film.
    Longhorns start donation fund to help Andrew Jones pay for leukemia treatment

    Longhorns start donation fund to help Andrew Jones pay for leukemia treatment

    An official family-approved web site has been created to aid Longhorns sophomore guard, and Irving MacArthur graduate, Andrew Jones , who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.