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No prayer rooms at Olympics after anti-Muslim threats

The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) has cancelled plans for a mobile prayer room in Gangneung for the 2018 Winter Olympics after strong opposition by anti-Muslim campaigners, the city's tourism department's chief told Al Jazeera.

Korean Winter Olympics sets condom distribution record

Organisers of this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, have said the Games would set a record for the largest number of free condoms handed out at a Winter Games, even before the first athlete comes out of a starting gate.

South Korea opens high-speed line to Winter Olympic venues

Emblazoned with a tiger and a bear — the mascots of the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics — a blue and white high-speed train rolled out of Seoul station Friday as a new line to the venues opened to the public.

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Former FIFA boss Blatter arrives Moscow hotel

The former president of world soccer’s governing body FIFA, Sepp Blatter, has arrived in Russia where the football World Cup is currently ongoing.

Poland coach: We’ll qualify despite loss to Senegal

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Russia inch closer to knockout stage with comfortable defeat of Egypt

Free-scoring Russia's World Cup dream continued with an emphatic 3-1 victory over Egypt in their second Group A match in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.

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Nigerian Army arrest suspected killers of Governor Ortom’s aide

The Nigerian Army has announced the arrest of three gang members of the wanted militia leader, Mr Terwase Akwaza, who confessed to the killing of the Senior Special Assistant to the Benue state governor on Special Security, Mr Denen Igbana.