Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

FOCUS

China's stolen children, a nationwide scourge

Read more

ENCORE!

Film show: 'Girls of the Sun', 'Yomeddine', 'Chéries-Chéris'

Read more

IN THE PRESS

Thanksgiving clemency: Donald Trump 'pardons turkey, Saudi crown prince'

Read more

THE OBSERVERS

Hate groups in the US, music for displaced kids, and more

Read more

PERSPECTIVE

Nobel physics laureate Gérard Mourou on revolutionising laser eye surgery

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Renault names interim leaders as Ghosn's detention extended

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

Ethiopia's political crackdown: Government accused of targeting ethnic group

Read more

THE DEBATE

The fall of Carlos Ghosn: Japanese accuse Renault-Nissan boss of tax fraud

Read more

FOCUS

How a toxic pesticide poisoned French Caribbean island of Martinique

Read more

Sports

What you need to know about the 2018 Winter Olympics

© Dimitar Dilkoff, AFP | The 23rd Winter Olympics are set to be the coldest in history.

Video by FRANCE 24

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2018-02-09

What is Korean sport diplomacy? Why are Russian athletes competing as neutrals? And how will Olympic first-timers Nigeria and Eritrea fare? We take a look at some of the big stories as the 2018 Winter Olympics got under way on Friday.

North and South Korea marched together under the unification flag and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shared a historic handshake with Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as the 2018 Winter Olympics opened in a spirit of reconciliation on Friday in Pyeongchang.

Click on the player above to watch our special programme on the 23rd Winter Olympics.

Date created : 2018-02-09

  • SPORT

    Five rings, one dream: African athletes' winding road to PyeongChang Winter Games

    Read more

  • THE KOREAS

    Kim Jong-un's sister arrives in South Korea for start of Winter Olympics

    Read more

  • KOREAN PENINSULA

    Koreas to march under single flag at Winter Olympics

    Read more

COMMENT(S)