The letter comes ahead of military exercises between the US and South Korea that the North sees as provocative
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Friday 17 August 2012
'I got to work in Milan, New York and Korea, which made me pretty fearless'
Tuesday 14 August 2012
The Olympic flag touched down on Brazilian soil, marking the start of four years of preparations ahead of the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro.
Sunday 12 August 2012
London's Olympics have been a knockout, but there's no doubt who will be Britain's biggest hit of the Games. If Anthony Joshua, one of the two British boxers in this afternoon's finals, wins the super-heavyweight title, he will be within striking distance of a gold mine.
Friday 10 August 2012
South Korean president Lee Myung-bak made a surprise visit today to islets at the centre of a long-running territorial dispute with Japan, ignoring warnings from Tokyo that it would worsen the neighbours' already strained relations.
Hockey: Defending Olympic champions Germany come from behind twice to defeat Australia and reach final
Thursday 09 August 2012
Defending Olympic champions Germany twice came from behind to beat world number ones and red-hot favourites Australia and book their place in the final.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Pole vaulter Lazaro Borges escaped uninjured this morning despite seeing his pole snap beneath him.
Sunday 05 August 2012
Hamid Soryan hoped he had put a smile on the faces of the Iranian people after he finally delivered the country their first Greco-Roman gold this evening.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
Britain's runners, jumpers and throwers flew into London yesterday on a back-to-the-future mission. The declared ambition of the home track-and-field team, when the action gets under way in the showpiece Olympic Stadium on Friday, is to launch a new golden era and to take the public profile of British athletics back to the heady days of the 1970s and 1980s.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
Britain's runners, jumpers and throwers flew into London yesterday on a back-to-the-future mission. The declared ambition of the home track-and-field team, when the action gets away in the showpiece Olympic Stadium on Friday, is to launch a new golden era and to take the public profile of British athletics back to the heady days of the 1970s and 1980s.
Monday 30 July 2012
This afternoon, four-time Olympic champion Greg Louganis will be just metres away, watching from the stands, as the 18-year-old Briton, who he prefers to call Thomas, competes in the men’s synchronised event alongside Pete Waterfield.
Wednesday 04 July 2012
British athlete left out of home Games on day she becomes European champion
Sunday 24 June 2012
Standing at trackside at the Alexander Stadium in his 1984 British Olympic rain-suit yesterday, Roald Bradstock was asked if he could recall the last time he made the rostrum at a national championships cum major games trials. "Er, no," the veteran javelin thrower and award-winning artist replied. "But, then again, my memory goes a little bit, so I'm not quite sure … Where am I?"
Friday 22 June 2012
When Peter Elliott stepped off the track after winning the 1500m final at the 1988 Olympic Trials in Birmingham he walked straight into the biggest Olympic selection storm in British athletics history.
Tuesday 05 June 2012
The military says it has aimed artillery at the specific co-ordinates of South Korean media groups, as Pyongyang threatened a "merciless sacred war" over perceived insults.
Monday 04 June 2012
North Korea claims it has aimed rockets at the specific co-ordinates of South Korean media groups.
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