Pyeongchang Winter Games - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Pyeongchang Winter Games


South Korean envoys in historic trip to meet North's Kim

Mar 05, 2018 - 7:08 PM

In the latest step in an Olympics-driven rapprochement on the divided peninsula, the most senior South Koreans travel North to meet leader Kim Jong Un

PYONGYANG BOUND. A South Korean delegation boards an aircraft as they leave for Pyongyang at a military airport in Seongnam, south of Seoul, on March 5, 2018. Photo Jung Yeon-je / pool / AFP

'Don't know how I'm here': Colombian roller-skater gets shock Olympic chance

Feb 07, 2018 - 11:11 AM

Gomez switches to speed skating from roller skating

ACCIDENTAL OLYMPIAN. Laura Gomez makes it to the Olympics after only speedskating for 6 months. Photo from PyeongChang 2018

South Korea seeks U.S. military drill delay for Olympics

Dec 20, 2017 - 4:34 PM

South Korean President Moon Jae-In's comments are the first confirmation that Seoul is seeking to postpone the annual Key Resolve and Foal Eagle drills, which usually start in late February or early March and run until the end of April

JOINT. South Korea and US soldiers watch from an observation post during a joint live firing drill between South Korea and the US at the Seungjin Fire Training Field. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP