• Olympics - France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security risk too great
    Reuters47 minutes 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

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

    (Adds USOC reaction in paras 8-9) PARIS, Sept 21 (Reuters) - 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

  • Reuters3 hours ago

    UPDATE 1-Olympics-France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security risk too great

    (In paragraph 3, corrects to say Trump is locked in a stand-off with Pyongyang) PARIS, Sept 21 (Reuters) - 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

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    NHL-Kings top Canucks in first NHL game in China

    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 to playing the

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