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North Korea Olympics

Exporting North Korean Gulag Must Not Be Permitted at Future Olympics

Katrina Lantos Swett | Posted 10.20.2012 | World
Katrina Lantos Swett

While most Olympic athletes had an extraordinary opportunity to mingle with competitors from every corner of the globe, the North Korean team was treated like high-security prisoners by their ever-present minders.

What Happens When North Korean Olympians Lose?

The Huffington Post | Clare Richardson | Posted 08.03.2012 | World

One might understand U.S. gymnast Jordyn Wieber's heartbreak when she failed to qualify for the finals or commiserate with the angry tears of South Ko...

Weightlifter Accomplishes Amazing Feat

AP | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — It was a big record for a little guy. North Korea's Om Yun Chol, all of 5 feet and 123 pounds, won a gold medal by conf...

North Korea Refuses To Take Field

AP | FRANK GRIFFITHS | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports

GLASGOW, Scotland — London Olympic organizers mistakenly displayed the South Korean flag on a jumbo screen instead of North Korea's before a wom...

North Korea In Talks Over Olympics Coverage

AP | Posted 09.22.2012 | Media

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The chief of Asia's broadcasting union is visiting North Korea for talks on providing the country with TV and radio co...

North Korea Gymnastics BANNED From London Olympics

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — North Korean gymnasts will miss the 2012 London Olympics under a two-year international suspension for age falsification...