May 25, 2024

A brief history of North Korean ice hockey escapades

What a women's ice hockey match between the two Koreas does - and doesn't - achieve

This Thursday at 9 pm the Koreas will face off in an ice hockey match between the two countries' women's ice hockey teams as part of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship.

The game will be taking place in Gangneung, on South Korea's east coast – approximately 66 miles from the demilitarized zone which separates North and South. And whether or not it's a big deal, it seems, really depends on who you ask.

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