2018

China confident it can reach 2018 growth target: cabinet research head

China confident it can reach 2018 growth target: cabinet research head

Published 05/03/2018

A man stands on the Bund in front of Shanghai's financial district of Pudong in Shanghai, China February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Aly SongBEIJING (Reuters) - China’s [more…]

South Korea brings curtain down on ‘Peace Games’

South Korea brings curtain down on ‘Peace Games’

Published 26/02/2018

South Korea brought the curtain down on its "Peace Games" on Sunday, with winter sports athletes dancing and singing together at a vibrant closing ceremony, though there was little warmth between dignitaries from the United States and North Korea. [more…]

Japan return to hero’s welcome after best winter medal haul

Japan return to hero’s welcome after best winter medal haul

Published 26/02/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Olympic team returned to a hero’s welcome on Monday after its best-ever showing at a Winter Games, with 13 medals - [more…]

Alibaba turns heads as it joins Games sponsorship waltz

Alibaba turns heads as it joins Games sponsorship waltz

Published 26/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A sign of Alibaba Group is seen during the fourth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, China, December 3, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song/File [more…]

Medals tally shows Russia was successful at Winter Olympics: Kremlin

Medals tally shows Russia was successful at Winter Olympics: Kremlin

Published 26/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov during a meeting in Moscow, Russia June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/FilesMOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on [more…]

Russia could be reinstated to IOC in coming days: Russian IOC member

Russia could be reinstated to IOC in coming days: Russian IOC member

Published 26/02/2018

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters is pictured on the day of an Executive Board meeting on sanctions for Russian athletes in Lausanne, Switzerland December [more…]

Short track speed skating: Chaos as usual in the Pyeongchang Games

Short track speed skating: Chaos as usual in the Pyeongchang Games

Published 26/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Short Track Speed Skating Events - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men's 500 m Competition - Gangneung Ice Arena - Gangneung, South Korea [more…]

Olympics: Circus life beckons for some athletes after the Games

Olympics: Circus life beckons for some athletes after the Games

Published 26/02/2018

Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Closing ceremony - Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 25, 2018 - Fireworks explode during the closing [more…]

Russian team in shock over Games doping scandal

Russian team in shock over Games doping scandal

Published 19/02/2018

Feb 13, 2018- Gangneung, South Korea- Aleksandr Krushelnitckii (OAR) during the mixed doubles curling bronze medal game during the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games at [more…]

Doping case launched against Russian athlete: tribunal

Doping case launched against Russian athlete: tribunal

Published 19/02/2018

Curling – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Mixed Doubles Bronze Medal Match - Olympic Athletes from Russia v Norway - Gangneung Curling Center - Gangneung, [more…]