• French Olympic Committee chief 'cannot imagine' 2018 boycott
    Reuters1 hour ago

    French Olympic Committee chief 'cannot imagine' 2018 boycott

    French Olympic Committee President Denis Masseglia "cannot imagine" a situation that will lead to the country boycotting next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea amid growing concerns over tensions in North Korea. France Sports Minister Laura Flessel said on Thursday that if the crisis

  • Reuters2 hours ago

    Olympics-French Olympic Committee chief 'cannot imagine' 2018 boycott

    French Olympic Committee President Denis Masseglia "cannot imagine" a situation that will lead to the country boycotting next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea amid growing concerns over tensions in North Korea. France Sports Minister Laura Flessel said on Thursday that if the crisis

  • Last flight home for icon of 'German Autumn' of terror
    AFP

    Last flight home for icon of 'German Autumn' of terror

    Forty years ago next month, German anti-terror commandos stormed a Lufthansa jet in Somalia, shot its Palestinian hijackers and freed 90 hostages, a climax in a bloody era of far-left militancy.

  • IOC confident over Korea Games as French committee plays down concerns
    Reuters

    IOC confident over Korea Games as French committee plays down concerns

    France's Olympic Committee on Friday played down security concerns over next year's winter Games in South Korea, as organisers said athletes' wellbeing was their priority and expressed confidence the event would go ahead. With tensions on the Korean peninsula threatening to bubble over,

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