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PyeongChang 2018 Games are officially ended

PyeongChang 2018 Games are officially ended

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Goodbye PyeongChang 2018! After 16 days of competition and months of diplomatic dealings, the 23rd Olympic Winter Games ended on Sunday with a closing ceremony that perfectly summed up these "Peace Games" and passed on the torch to Beijing 2022. For IOC President Thomas Bach, the "new horizons" opened in South Korea are primarily technological, this "digital technology that has allowed more people in more countries to see winter sports through multiple modes".But these 2018 Olympics will perhaps one day enter the history of the new diplomatic horizons they have given birth to.As the ceremony began almost an hour ago, the South Korean presidency said that North Korea was "willing" to talk with the United States.A proposal which concretizes a little more the spectacular rappro...
Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games began Friday

Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games began Friday

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A handshake for history, a parade together and two hockey players, one from the North, the other from the South, united to the Olympic basin: the 2018 Olympic Winter Games officially began Friday in Pyeongchang by multiplying symbols of peace still unthinkable a few weeks ago. And if these Olympic Winter Games finally announced well as those of peace, as hoped by South Korea, the organizing country?It all started with a fleeting image, but a shared smile. It was at the start of the opening ceremony, shortly after 8 pm local time, that Kim Yo Jong, the first member of the reigning North Korean dynasty to walk on the soil of the great rival since the end of the Second World War. Korea in 1953, and Moon Jae-in, President of South Korea, shook hands.A gesture of absolute banality th