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The Latest: Unsold tickets offered to Olympic volunteers

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): 7 p.m. The Pyeongchang Organizing Committee is offering volunteers and staff unsold tickets for Thursday’s curling and ski jumping events. Committee manager Ji Young Lee says 94 percent of tickets for Thursday’s curling events have already been sold. She … Continue reading The Latest: Unsold tickets offered to Olympic volunteers

The Latest: 6 Russian appeals delayed till after Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Two leading speedskaters are among six Russian athletes who will miss the Pyeongchang Olympics after their appeals were delayed until after the games. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it won’t hear the case … Continue reading The Latest: 6 Russian appeals delayed till after Olympics

The Latest: North Korean leader’s sister to attend Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics (all times local): ___ 4:45 p.m. South Korea says the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be part of the high-level delegation coming to the South for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. South Korea’s Unification Ministry said North … Continue reading The Latest: North Korean leader’s sister to attend Olympics