first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Gold-medal gadgets: Helpful, friendly robots buzzing around Olympics View comments MOST READ Top Pentagon general: US maintains ‘high levels of readiness’ regarding N. Korea PLAY LIST 01:11Top Pentagon general: US maintains ‘high levels of readiness’ regarding N. Korea01:44SEA Games: Philippines thumps Malaysia in ice hockey opener00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track The unified team is made up of 23 Southern players and 12 Northerners, with at least three from the North required to be on the starting roster of 22.But the last-minute decision to form the team was slammed by many South Koreans, who accused Moon of using athletes for political purposes and robbing Seoul’s own citizens of opportunities to compete at the Olympics.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The match was a political event as much as a sporting one, with the unified team — the Koreas’ first for 27 years, and first ever at the Olympics — part of a deal forged last month and a symbol of Moon’s hopes for a “peace Olympics”.And Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency focussed on the team and the North Korean cheerleaders rather than the 8-0 defeat — mentioning neither the outcome nor the score in its dispatch.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“The appearance of the players and the impressive picture of the cheering groups once again made the spectators feel keenly that the Korean nation is a… nation which can’t live separated from each other,” it said.Cheering spectators from both Koreas “burst into warm applause and cheers” to support players “skillfully driving the puck, calling each other by the same language and pooling efforts”, it added.   Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina North Korean cheerleaders perform during the women’s preliminary round ice hockey match between the unified Korea team and Switzerland at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 10, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Ed JONESNorth Korean media lauded the players and supporters of the unified Korean women’s ice hockey team Sunday after their first match at the Olympics — without mentioning their 8-0 drubbing.Kim Yo Jong, the sister of the North’s leader Kim Jong Un, was on hand to watch the game against Switzerland with her country’s ceremonial head of state and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.ADVERTISEMENT Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increaseslast_img

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