South Korea Headlines

  • 'Heartbroken' Kenworthy visits dog meat farm, adopts puppy

    Gus Kenworthy stood stone-faced, a shivering black puppy curled in his arms and more scurrying around him on the dirty, uneven cement floor. A few feet away, the pups’ mother barked and paced, eyeing the 2014 Olympic silver medalist while trying not to trip over the metal chain anchoring her to the wall. Nearly 90 other dogs in and around the cluttered, thin-walled structure also woofed and howled, a cacophony that could be heard from the nearby highway, even over the whoosh of traffic.

    Washington Post
  • The Latest: Federation waits to comment on bobsled doping

    The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):

    Washington Post
  • Germany stuns Canada in men’s hockey, to play Russia for gold

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea - The Russians expected to play for the Olympic men's hockey gold medal for the first time in 20 years. Their opponent is quite the surprise: Germany will play in its first Olympic hockey final on Sunday hours before the games conclude. Patrick Hager's power-play goal at 12:31 of the second period wound up being the game-winner as Germany beat two-time defending gold medalist Canada 4-3 Friday night to set up a very unexpected gold-medal...

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  • Shani Davis finishes seventh in 1,000 at fifth Olympics

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea - Shani Davis let his skating do his talking in his last event at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The four-time Olympic medalist finished seventh in the 1,000 meters Friday, waved to the fans inside Gangneung Oval and disappeared below the ice. Whether Davis' fifth Olympics were his last remains to be seen. Davis, 35, declined to speak to media when asked to by a U.S. Speedskating spokesman and instructed his sometime-coach Tom...

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  • Exclusive: U.S. prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said.

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  • Exclusive: U.S. prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said.

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