Entertainment

Drones grounded at opening ceremony _ but not on tape delay

Feb 10, 2018

An army of high-flying drones expected to light up the sky at the opening ceremony of the Olympics was grounded

Alibaba launches 1st Olympic project as IOC sponsor

Feb 10, 2018

The Alibaba Group has launched its first Olympic project at the Pyeongchang Olympics after paying hundreds of millions last year to become a top-tier sponsor of the IOC

Analysis: Coin toss mirrors black experience beyond Olympics

Feb 10, 2018

Analysis: Shani Davis' denial by coin toss is a bitter reminder of daily experience of black Americans in a white world

Tweet from speedskater's account rips flagbearer coin toss

Feb 8, 2018

Tweet from speedskater Shani Davis' account rips coin toss used to choose U.S. flagbearer

S. Korea gets flexible with N. Korea sanctions for Olympics

Feb 8, 2018

From smartphones to fuel, South Korea is wrestling how to balance sanctions on North Korea with its desire to show Olympic spirit in welcoming North Koreans for the Winter Games

South mulls meeting N. Korean request to fuel artists' ship

Feb 7, 2018

South Korea is reviewing whether to meet North Korea's request that Seoul provide fuel to the ferry that transported North Korean artists to the South to participate in performances marking the Olympics

By boat, N. Korean musicians arrive in South for Olympic gig

Feb 6, 2018

Cruising toward the Olympics: North Korean musicians, singers and dancers arrive in South Korea to perform at the Pyeongchang Games

China orders microblog operators to tighten censorship

Feb 2, 2018

Chinese microblog operators have been ordered by regulators to tighten censorship after the most popular service was criticized for failing to block prohibited material

Mario and Minions? Illumination to co-produce Nintendo film

Feb 1, 2018

Mario gets together with the Minions: Japanese video-game company Nintendo Co.'s Mario movie co-produced with Chris Meledandri, the chief executive of Illumination Entertainment

North Korean officials wrap up Olympic inspection in South

Jan 27, 2018

North Korean officials have wrapped up a three-day visit to South Korea where they examined Olympic stadiums, hotels and concert halls that will potentially be used by North Korean athletes

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