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With seven months until the Pyeongchang Olympics

With seven months until the Pyeongchang Olympics, South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in wants North Korea to attend the Winter Games as a way to encourage reconciliation on the OSRS gold divided Korean Peninsula. Success will depend largely on whether the Koreas can avoid the violence and animosity that has ruined sports cooperation throughout their history.Some key moments in Korean sport.

 

 

 

The Korean Peninsula is divided into a U.S.-backed South Korea and a Soviet-supported North Korea at the end of the World War II. The two Koreas fight a devastating war from 1950-53.1986: Seoul, the South Korean capital, hosts the Asian Games. North Korea boycotts.1988: Seoul hosts the Summer Olympics, and North Korea again boycotts. 

 

 

 

A year earlier, a South Korean passenger plane exploded, killing all 115 people aboard, and a captured North Korean agent told South Korean investigators that she bombed the jetliner at the order of North Korean leaders who wanted to disrupt the Seoul Games.April 1991: The Koreas send their first-ever unified male and female teams to the world table tennis championships in Chiba, Japan. 

 

 

 

The women's team wins the championship by defeating the powerful Chinese.June 1991: The Koreas send a youth soccer team to the FIFA championship in Portugal that reaches the quarterfinals.2000: Athletes of the Koreas march together under a "unification flag" depicting their peninsula during the Rules opening and closing ceremonies of the Sydney Olympics. It's the Koreas' first such parade since their 1945 division.May-June 2002: South Korea co-hosts the World Cup with Japan and makes a storybook run to the semifinals. 

Publicerat klockan 02:57, den 6 september 2018
Postat i kategorin Okategoriserat och taggat som osrs gold
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