Justin McCurry in Tokyo

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Jan 13

South and North Korea discuss joint women’s ice hockey team for Olympics

The two countries have also talked about having their athletes march together at the Pyeongchang Games opening ceremonySouth Korea has proposed fielding a joint women’s ice hockey team with North Korea at next month’s Winter Olympics, days after Pyongy…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jan/13/south-and-north-korea-discuss-joint-womens-ice-hockey-team-for-olympics

Nov 05

‘Marvellous friends’: Trump and Abe get into swing of things on golf course

US and Japanese leaders joined by world No 4 Hideki Matsuyama for nine holes as Abe pushes nations’ ‘unshakeable’ allianceDonald Trump managed to stay out of the diplomatic rough on the first leg of his five-nation visit to Asia. Whether or not he repe…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/nov/05/donald-trump-shinzo-abe-golf-us-japan

Oct 26

Golf’s No 4 to take on Trump during Asia tour – but worries he’s not good enough

Hideki Matsuyama paused before accepting ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’ and says he will do his best not to loseThe Japanese golfer Hideki Matsuyama has accepted an invitation to play a round with Donald Trump at the start of the president’s 11-count…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/26/golfs-no-4-to-take-on-trump-during-asia-tour-but-worries-hes-not-good-enough