• Tensions with North Korea, China hurt ticket sales for South Korean Olympics: organizer
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    Tensions with North Korea, China hurt ticket sales for South Korean Olympics: organizer

    By Hyunjoo Jin SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's political tensions with North Korea and China are depressing ticket sales for the 2018 Winter Olympics in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang, leaving hundreds of thousands of tickets unsold, the organiser said on Friday. France said on Thursday its

  • France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security not assured
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    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
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    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