• Olympics-France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security not assured
    Reuters5 minutes ago

    Olympics-France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security not assured

    By Richard Lough and Hyunjoo Jin PARIS/SEOUL (Reuters) - France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, France's sports minister said on Thursday, the first major doubts by a participating nation about growing North Korean

  • Olympics-France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security risk too great
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Olympics-France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security risk too great

    France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, French Sports Minister Laura Flessel said on Thursday, raising the first major doubts by a participating country over the event. Tensions in the region have escalated since reclusive

  • NHL: Kings top Canucks in first NHL game in China
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    NHL: Kings top Canucks in first NHL game in China

    (The Sports Xchange) - Tanner Pearson scored two goals in an exhibition game, which would typically be no gigantic feat. Standout goalie Jonathan Quick made 31 saves and the Kings posted a 5-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks before 10,088 fans in Shanghai. "There's definitely some significance

  • NHL taps new market, plays 1st preseason game in China
    The Associated Press

    NHL taps new market, plays 1st preseason game in China

    Kobe Bryant appeared on video. NHL mascots gave the crowd a primer on what this odd game is all about. NHL preseason hockey made its debut in China - a 5-2 victory by the Los Angeles Kings over the Vancouver Canucks - in a step by the league to crack an immense market.