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Japan Airlines to start budget carrier ahead of 2020 Olympics
  • Mon, 14 May 2018 16:35

Japan Airlines Co. said Monday it plans to launch a low-cost carrier operating medium- to long-haul flights in summer 2020, the time Tokyo will be ......

Golf is still elitist in China and Hong Kong, but young star says it ‘became a sport’ in Brazil after the Rio Olympics
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 00:43

Golf in Brazil “became a sport all of sudden” after the 2016 Rio Olympics and young gun Luiza Altmann hopes to be at the forefront of capi...

Tokyo lawmakers seek smoke-free Olympics with new, stricter legislation
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 16:27

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has decided to submit a bill to the metropolitan assembly in June that is aimed at curtailing passive smoking, a key...

Lacrosse a ‘realistic’ chance of featuring in 2028 Olympics, says Asia-Pacific boss at Hong Kong Open
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 11:49

Lacrosse fans will have to wait at least eight more years for a “realistic” chance to be included at the Olympic Games but the sport may g...

Tokyo eyes smoke-free Olympics with stringent rule
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 02:38

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has decided to submit a bill to the metropolitan assembly in June which aims to curtail passive smoking, a key step ...

I can challenge for an Olympic medal, says confident Christy Leung, Hong Kong’s brightest Winter Olympics hopeful
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 02:45

Rising figure skating star Christy Leung Yi can’t wait to turn 16 so that she can compete at senior level and prove to the world just how good s...

Olympics: McKayla Is Not Impressed With Your Meme
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:24

The Games have borne their first Internet meme after gymnast McKayla Maroney's scowl started showing up the Sistine Chapel, among other places. Design...

Talk to explore impact of Seoul Olympics
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:24

As a diplomatic turning point augurs in the wake of the PyeongChang Olympics, the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch wil 코리아헤럴드

Olympics for magicians to kick off in July in Busan as organizers anticipate NK's participation
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:37

BUSAN -- More than 110 top guns of the magic world will gather in the South Korean coastal city of Busan this summer to 코리아헤럴드

Japan to make eve of Tokyo Olympics public holiday
  • Sat, 07 Apr 2018 04:31

Japan will likely convert July 23, 2020, a Thursday and the eve of the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics, into a public holiday by moving Marine...

Kim Jong-un says N. Korea to take part in 2020, 2022 Olympics: IOC chief
  • Sun, 01 Apr 2018 04:37

Kim Jong-un is committed to sending North Korean teams to the next two Olympics, the IOC chief Thomas Bach said Saturday 코리아헤럴드

Arabella Ng part of Hong Kong’s first ever snow sports team as Ski Association plots bold path to 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
  • Sun, 01 Apr 2018 00:58

Just weeks after Arabella Ng became the first local athlete to compete in a snow event at the Winter Olympics, the Ski Association of Hong Kong has ou...

Int'l Olympic Committee chief says Kim committed to Tokyo, Beijing Olympics
  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 11:43

PYONGYANG, North Korea — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach met with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Friday and said the North Korean...

Zakharova reminds Johnson of top-tier Brits at 1936 Nazi Olympics after Putin-Hitler innuendo
  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 09:21

The Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has rebuked Boris Johnson's comparison between the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and the 1936 Olympics in Naz...

Putin 'will use World Cup like Hitler's Olympics', agrees Johnson
  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:40

Boris Johnson agrees the event in Russia will be a "PR exercise", as he seeks fan safety reassurances. BBC News - Europe

Japan’s hi-tech condoms likely to be in demand at Tokyo Olympics as manufacturers sense marketing coup
  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:18

Japanese condom makers are ramping up preparations ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, seeing a golden opportunity to showcase their world-record u...

French watchdogs issue early warning on Paris Olympics cost
  • Fri, 16 Mar 2018 08:34

Barely six months after Paris was picked to host the 2024 Olympics and more than six years before those Games are scheduled to open, French budgetary ...

Trump takes credit for successful Olympics, promotes death penalty for drug dealers
  • Sun, 11 Mar 2018 09:50

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[PyeongChang 2018] Number of Airbnb guests in Gangwon soars 500% during Olympics
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 10:39

Airbnb Inc. said Thursday about 15,000 tourists visited PyeongChang and its adjacent cities via the global room-sharing 코리아헤럴드

Buck up or miss out: Sarah Lee urges Hong Kong teammates to do the work needed to join her at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 20:52

Star cyclist Sarah Lee Wai-sze has urged her teammates to rise to the challenge and lift their standards if they want to join her at the 2020 Tokyo Ol...

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