February 22, 2020

North Korea and the Olympic Games
North Korea has a complex history with the Olympic Games but performances remain impressive
North Korea joined the Olympic movement quite late in the game. While South Korean athletes first competed in 1948, even before the formal creation of the Republic of Korea, the DPRK have only participated in the Winter Olympics since 1964 and the Summer Games from 1972.However, as older readers may remember, the 80s was an era of the Cold War and one which impacted national participation in