2 Koreas agree to march together at Asian Games

first_imgVolcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding In this photo provided by the South Korea Culture And Sports Ministry, South Korean head delegate Jeon Choong-ryul, right, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Won Kil U during a meeting at the southern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, North Korea, Monday, June 18, 2018. Sports officials from the rival Koreas are meeting at a border village to discuss how to cooperate in the Asian Games being held in Indonesia in August. (South Korea Culture And Sports Ministry via AP)SEOUL, South Korea — Athletes from the rival Koreas will march together under a single flag in the opening and closing ceremonies of the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia, officials said Monday, in another tension-easing step since last week’s summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.Sports officials from two countries also agreed in talks at a border village to field combined teams in some unspecified events at the Asian Games, which begin in August, South Korea’s Sports Ministry said in a statement.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ The interview remains critical in the NBA draft process Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The current detente began in January when Kim expressed his willingness to send a delegation to the South Korean Winter Olympics the following month. The Koreas formed their first joint Olympic team in women’s hockey and their athletes paraded together in the opening ceremony for the first time in 11 years.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film LATEST STORIES Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trialcenter_img China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ It said the two Koreas also decided to hold friendly basketball matches in Pyongyang and Seoul in the coming months. Kim proposed the matches in an earlier summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, according to South Korean sports officials.Trump and Kim met last Tuesday in Singapore in their countries’ first-ever summit. Kim reaffirmed a vague commitment to work toward the “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,” while Trump promised to provide security guarantees to North Korea and suspend joint military drills with South Korea as long as negotiations with the North continue in “good faith.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSome say the one-day summit helped extend a temporary detente on the Korean Peninsula, but others say it was light on substance and Trump made too many concessions to North Korea.Two days after the summit, military generals from the Koreas held rare talks and agreed to restore cross-border military communication channels. The two countries plan to hold a series of talks in the coming days on resuming reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War, reconnecting severed cross-border railway and road connections, and establishing a liaison office in the North.last_img read more

The best goalkeeper in the Premier League revealed and it’s not Mignolet!

first_img 7 7 4) Petr Cech: 10 per cent of fans think the Arsenal goalkeeper is the best in the Premier League 7 5) Simon Mignolet: seven per cent of fans think the Liverpool goalkeeper is the best in the Premier League 7 When former Liverpool midfielder Didi Hamann claimed Simon Mignolet is the third best goalkeeper in the Premier League, we were sure there were fans who would disagree.So we asked them if they believed the Belgian was better than a selection of the top flight’s other no.1s.Another Anfield favourite, Danny Murphy, certainly thinks Hamann is talking rubbish. “Do me a favour. I don’t know what he is talking about,” he told talkSPORT.“I would love to have a chat with him about it, because he is not watching the same games as me.”Click the yellow arrow above, right, to see the results of the poll.JACK BUTLAND WILL BE ENGLAND’S NO.1, TALKSPORT TOLD 3) Thibaut Courtois: 12 per cent think the Chelsea goalkeeper is the best in the Premier League 7 6) Jack Butland: five per cent of fans think the Stoke goalkeeper is the best in the Premier League 1) Hugo Lloris: 35 per cent think the Tottenham goalkeeper is the best in the Premier League 7 2) David De Gea: 28 per cent think the Man United goalkeeper is the best in the Premier League 7 7) Joe Hart: three per cent of fans think the Man City goalkeeper is the best in the Premier League last_img read more