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,
* Tensions high on Korean peninsula * International Committee said its priority is security * French Olympic Committee cites no concerns * French minister had threatened pullout on Thursday * Top Olympic nations say no plans to miss winter Games (Adds USOC statement in pars 14-16) Sept 22 (Reuters
Reuters sports schedule at 0001 GMT on Saturday: SOCCER Premier League West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur (1130) Burnley v Huddersfield Town (1400) Everton v Bournemouth (1400) Manchester City v Crystal Palace (1400) Southampton v Manchester United (1400) Stoke City v Chelsea (1400) Swansea City v Watford
Brad Marchand and Marc-Edourad Vlasic are unhappy they can't represent Canada at the 2018 Olympics, and let the NHL know it.