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K-pop stars BTS cancel Seoul kick-off of world tour over coronavirus

K-pop superstars BTS cancelled an upcoming concert series in South Korea's capital as the country that exports entertainment worldwide tries to contain a soaring virus outbreak.

South Korean K-Pop singers to perform in North Korea

South Korea said Tuesday it will send a 160-member artistic group to North Korea, including about 10 celebrated K-Pop singers, for rare concerts there.

Unity deal brings together North and South Korea in Pyeongchang

A Korean unity deal for the Pyeongchang Olympics will see 22 North Korean athletes cross the border with South Korea to compete and march together under a unification flag at the opening ceremony.

IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has banned Russia from competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. However, the IOC's vote Tuesday allows for individual Russian athletes "under strict conditions" to compete under the Olympic flag.

IOC disqualifies Alexander Zubkov, 2-time Olympic bobsleigh champion

The IOC has disqualified two-time Sochi Olympic bobsleigh champion Alexander Zubkov and three other Russians for their part in a state-backed doping program.

Banned Russians allowed to compete in upcoming x-country World Cup

The International Ski Federation says it cannot stop Russian cross-country skiers found guilty in the Sochi Olympic doping program from competing in World Cup races this weekend.

Russia's fate for Winter Olympics to be decided Dec. 5

The International Olympic Committee will decide on Dec. 5 if Russia can compete at the PyeongChang Winter Games. Russia faces being banned from the Feb. 9-25 event in South Korea as punishment for state-backed doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Did PSG president bribe FIFA executive to secure broadcasting rights?

The Qatari president of one of Europe's most glamorous soccer clubs, Paris Saint-Germain, is under investigation by Swiss prosecutors for suspected bribery of a top FIFA executive to get World Cup broadcasting rights.

Koreas hold 1st family reunions in over a year

Hundreds of mostly elderly Koreans — some in wheelchairs or leaning on walking sticks, most overcome by tears, laughter and shock — began three days of reunions Tuesday with loved ones many have had no contact with since war divided the North and South more than 60 years ago.

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