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'No decision made' on United States participation in Winter Games in South Korea

08 December 2017, 01:04 | Andy Ferguson

'No decision made' on United States participation in Winter Games in South Korea

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The International Olympic Committee announced the ban after a 17-month investigation into state-sponsored doping in Russian Federation. "We plan on supporting two full delegations in Pyeongchang".

The Olympics may be fast approaching, but no one seems anxious - yet.

The Olympics will run from February 9 to 25. "A number of heads of states have expressed themselves in this respect".

A spokesperson for NBC, which will broadcast the Games, said it is monitoring the situation.

Worldwide tensions are heating up as the Winter Olympics draw closer.

A spokesman for NBC, which will broadcast the games in the United States, told the Washington Post that the network is monitoring the situation and they now "have no plans to change our preparation for the games, which are in full swing".

Local business are not concerned, according to The Post's Yoonjung Seo, who is in Pyeongchang.

South Korean officials and Games organisers have also repeatedly promised that the event will be safe to attend. The North Korea situation is obviously fluid and can change quickly, but at this point, there's little to suggest the US won't be sending athletes to PyongChang.

The comments came after US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said it was an "open question" whether the US would attend out of safety concerns.

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"I think those are conversations that we're going to have to have, but what have we always said?"

"We don't ever fear anything, we live our lives. We have that, and certainly that's a flawless opportunity for all of them to go and do something they worked so hard for".

The United States has never missed the Winter Olympics, and has sent a team of athletes to every modern edition of the Olympic Games except for the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, which it boycotted for political reasons.

"There's an open question".

"The U.S. looks forward to participating in the Winter Olympics in South Korea", she tweeted. "We will make sure that the athletes and the staff are safe when we're in Korea". "We are really confident in this, so this message can be relayed to the athletes by the (National Olympic Committees)". "But what have we always said?" But they said they're putting their faith in U.S. Olympic Committee. "So we're preparing as if we're going to go".

"The goal is to do so", she said. The source added that network employees are usually eager to work Olympic assignments.

In one way, this does make some sense. "There's no war; bombs aren't being dropped on Pyeongchang". The most infamous of them is the 1972 "Black September" massacre in Munich, in which members of the Palestinian Black September militant group captured Israeli Olympic athletes.

Questions about the US participation in February's winter games emerged after United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley said in a Fox News interview Wednesday that "there's an open question" as to whether or not the USA would attend.

As the host country for the Winter Olympics, South Korea invited North Korea to the games, but it is unclear whether this will diffuse tensions following joint American-South Korean air force drills and North Korea's recent missile launch.



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