N. Korea ‘likely’ to join Winter Games, says IOC official


BEIJING, Jan 6, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – North Korea’s representative to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Saturday that the reclusive nation was “likely to participate” in next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, Kyodo news agency reported.

The Japanese news agency said Pyongyang’s IOC representative Chang Ung made the brief comment to reporters during a stopover at Beijing’s international airport.