Winter Olympics 2018: Joint Korean march gave me goosebumps, says International Olympic Committee boss


North and South Korea have always been at odds, so when athletes from both nations walked under the same flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony on Friday the world paid attention.

Spectators were visibly moved, HuffPost Korea reported, with some in the audience tearing up at the sight.

The games are taking place amid an worldwide standoff over North Korea's nuclear weapons, but I thought the official role of the Olympics was for us to have a place where we leave all that stuff at home?

The games already have became a diplomatic feat as much as an athletic one. Unbelievable as it sounds, the leaders of both North and South Korea are working together like teammates - despite the fact that America and other nations fought to save the South from being overrun by the North after regime founder Kim Il Sung invaded the South in June 1950.

"I would love the team to get the Nobel Peace Prize", Ruggiero, a member of the IOC's executive board said a day after the unified Korean team competed at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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Kim Yo-jong had arrived in Seoul for the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics.

After months of tensions, the athletes from the two countries marched under the same flag in the parade ceremony.

At the opening ceremony Friday night, Pence was seated in front of Kim Yo Jong, Kim Jong Un's sister and part of the North Korean delegation.

The North's delegation to the Games also includes the country's ceremonial head of state as well as hundreds of female cheerleaders.

Earlier yesterday, Mr Pence said Mr Moon gave his backing to additional measures the United States is planning to try to curb North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes.

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Here they met a Switzerland squad vastly more experienced at playing together.

The handwritten invitation to President Moon was delivered by Mr Kim's influential sister, Kim Yo-jong, at a landmark meeting in the presidential palace in Seoul, as the Games opened on Saturday.

"He told them you'll come to understand the importance and significance in this", Adams said.

"He cheered for the United States of America", a US official said, via CNN.

Mattis also said he doubted that the sporting rapprochement would undermine US-South Korean ties.

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The Greek team, as always in the Olympic Games, entered the Olympic Stadium first, causing a thrill of emotion and enthusiasm for all Greek.