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Seoul, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Kim Yong-nam, the top lawmaker from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), will head his country's official delegation to the Winter Olympics that will open on Friday in PyeongChang, the South Korean government confirmed today.

Pyeongchang, South Korea, feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, today criticized the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) of lifting the life suspension to 28 Russian athletes accused of doping.

Zapopan, Mexico, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is still hoping to host the Caribbean Baseball Series in a near future, Higinio Velez, president of the Cuban Baseball Federation, said today.

París, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) The French soccer federation has banned referee Tony Chapron for three months after he kicked a Nante player during a league match.

Melbourne, Australia Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Race leader Lasse Norman Hansen has kept his yellow jersey, but unleashed his frustration after a controversial day at the Jayco Herald Sun Tour.

New Delhi, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban boxers Jorge Moirán (64 kg) and Osvary Morell (81) won the first edition of the tournament India Open International Boxing held in this city, with the attendance of 23 countries.

Moscow, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Russia will ask the International Olympic Committee to allow Russian athletes whose doping bans have been overturned to participate in the upcoming winter games in Pyeongchang, Russia''s sports minister Pavel Kolobkov said today.

Seoul, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The participation of North Korean athletes in the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea has been described as unprecedented, historic and necessary for peace.

Washington, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The gymnastics federation of the United States (USA Gymnastics) announced that it has received the resignation letters of all members of the Board of Directors, as required by the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC).

Moscow, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin offered his apologies Wednesday because of the impossibility by the Russian government to avoid the humiliating conditions imposed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for Russian athletes to attend the Winter Olympic Games of 2018.