North, South Korea share the ice in figure skating

first_imgView comments Read Next Despite their Four Continents bronze last month, Ryom and Kim had a few problems in practice. Ryom fell hard on a throw and failed to land two jumps, though she and Kim showed off an impressive lift, as Ryom perched on top of her partner with seemingly little effort.Ryom and Kim regularly consulted their coaches rinkside and Kim at one point visibly winced when a Japanese skater fell near him.They didn’t stop to chat with the dozens of assembled South Korean and international journalists.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparc OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed 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 MOST READ Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year South Korea’s Kim Kyueun and Kam Alex Kang Chan, left, skate next to North Korea’s Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik during a Pairs Figure Skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)GANGEUNG, South Korea — North and South Korean figure skaters shared the same ice Monday for the first time at the Pyeongchang Olympics.The North’s pair of Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik didn’t socialize much with the South Korean and Japanese athletes in their practice session, but South Korean skater Alex Kam said they’d shared a few words.ADVERTISEMENT Brady takes his 3rd Super Bowl loss, despite 500-yard gamecenter_img Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “We didn’t have much time to talk because our warmup schedule was different, but we just said ‘Hi’,” Kam said. “We were just talking about our schedule for this weekend.”Fresh off a third-place finish at the Four Continents championship in Taiwan last month, Ryom and Kim are the only North Koreans who met the Olympic qualifying standards in their sport prior to being invited. They’re also rare among North Korean athletes in having competed at several competitions abroad, where they’d mixed with foreign skaters including Kam and his partner Kim Kyu-eun.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkThey’re likely to be respectable mid-level competitors in Pyeongchang, though aren’t considered medal contenders.“They’re really friendly and really bright, so it wasn’t too difficult to get close to them,” Kam said. “It was nice to train alongside them because they’re a really good team, so when there’s good teams training with us, it pushes us a bit more.” LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreaklast_img read more


first_imgFinn Valley’s Dempsey Mc Guigan has got his season underway with a pb 64.89 with the 6kg hammer over the weekend and is chasing the europeanjunior under 20  standard of 66m which is within his reach.Opportunities that lay ahead to achieve that are this weekend in South Of England championships, Bedford, the following Saturday where the English champs are held and then the following day in Tullamore the Irish nationals.Dempsey with his brother Fellan set new national records in the hammer event in their age group when winning in 2010 and with Dalton competing really well in the steeple this season they are an exceptional family combination. Also chasing a European standard right now is Noel Collins in the 1500m under 23 but he will be disappointed with his 3.47 odd over last weekend in Watford while in the States Holly Knight returned 35.41.72 for 10k in the Ncaa 10k final.Well done to Denver Kelly, Charles Mc Daid and Kieran Brady members of the Burnfoot boys relay team that won the Donegal Community Games in Milford.This weekend its European cup in Izmir with Patsy as team manager Tori in the pole vault and the team doctor club member Pauric Mitchell they will encounter serious heat not a problem we are used to in Ireland just now add in Mary Mc Loone and Darren Mc Brearty to heighten the Donegal connection over Saturday /Sunday.Also this wekend the Ulster 14,15,16,17 champs in Antrim with a under 9,10,11 competition in Donegal Town Wednesday night @ 6pm All youngsters in these age groups should make their way over . Lifford stage their annual 5k Friday night and then we look forward to June 24th and the Aghyaran 5k always an enjoyable ocassion . It all adds up to a busy schedule added to by the selection of John Kelly, Shaun Woods and Blaithnaid for the Ulster schools team for Tailteann Games and congrats and best wishes are extended to this trio and their coaches Niall Wilkinson ,Bernie Alcorn and John Kelly PATSY McGONAGLE’S ATHLETICS REPORT was last modified: June 13th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:patsy mcgonagle’s athletics reportlast_img read more