Actor Lee Dong-wook named honorary ambassador for Pyeongchang Olympics

Actor Lee Dong-wook named honorary ambassador for Pyeongchang Olympics

Actor Lee Dong-wook named honorary ambassador for Pyeongchang Olympics

As early as 100 days before the start of the Winter Olympics, the organizing committee declared that they are fully ready to host the Games.

North Korea offered to hold a working-level meeting with South Korea next week to discuss details of its plan to send an art troupe to the South during next month's PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the unification ministry said Saturday.

In Sochi four years ago Team GB won four medals, their most successful in modern times.

"We know that our goals for any Games are always ambitious", said UK Sport director of performance Chelsea Warr.

Medals for the Paralympic games are similar to the Olympic design but with raised repeating patterns in the medal and braille lettering.

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For PyeongChang, the opening and closing ceremonies will be streamed in VR, as will alpine skiing, snowboarding, curling, skeleton, figure skating, ice hockey and ski jumping, among other sports.

Lizzy Yarnold was Britain's sole gold medal victor in Russian Federation four years ago, while David Murdoch's men's curling team won a silver and Eve Muirhead's women's team claimed bronze - the fourth medal was a bronze from Jenny Jones in the women's slopestyle snowboarding competition.

Attitudes have changed, however, and the amount of National Lottery and government funding for the Olympics and Paralympics has risen to more than 32 million pounds ($43 million) across eight sports. South Korea ambassador Joonkook Hwang welcomed the likely participation of neighbours North Korea.

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