• Reuters6 minutes ago

    Olympics-South Korea banks federation boosts 2018 ticket sales

    Amid dismal domestic ticket sales for February's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the Korea Federation of Banks said on Tuesday it will buy 1 billion won worth of briefs as part of its "social responsibility" efforts. Response to the first phase of ticket sales in South Korea earlier this

  • Reuters

    USOC chief backs athlete protests

    By Rory Carroll PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Athletes should feel free to express their political opinions during next February's Winter Games in Pyeongchang despite strict Olympic rules barring such demonstrations, the head of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) said on Monday. Referring

  • Reuters

    Olympics-USOC chief backs athlete protests

    Athletes should feel free to express their political opinions during next February's Winter Games in Pyeongchang despite strict Olympic rules barring such demonstrations, the head of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) said on Monday. Referring to Sunday's protest by over 100 NFL players

  • British bobsleigh driver attacks decision to cut funding for women’s team
    The Guardian

    British bobsleigh driver attacks decision to cut funding for women’s team

    Mica McNeill has been forced to use a crowd funding site to raise money in order to reach the Winter Olympics, and is unhappy that three men’s teams are still receiving funding. The decision to continue funding all three men’s British bobsleigh teams while cutting financial backing for the only women

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