Pyeongchang rejects North Korea proposal to co-host 2018 Games (Reuters)

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SEOUL (Reuters) – The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea’s Pyeongchang (POCOG) has poured cold water on North Korea’s suggestion that it could co-host some of the Olympic skiing events at its Masik resort. North Korea’s International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Chang Ung hinted on Tuesday that the North was willing to host events at the resort in Wonsan, Gangwon province. However, POCOG responded on Wednesday by saying that holding events hundreds of kilometers away from the host city was unrealistic and would breach IOC regulations. …

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