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Liberal South Korean President Moon Jae-in sees the Olympics as an opportunity to resume meaningful contact with North Korea following the extended period of tension and a diplomatic stalemate over the North's nuclear and missile programmes.

The figure skating pair were the only North Koreans to have secured a spot at the Winter Games through the conventional qualifying competition.

Short-track speed skater Choe Un Song fell and slid into a padded wall during practice at the Gangneung Ice Arena with a team-mate. Players from Italy and France skated with the North Koreans, but there was little interaction between them. Jong and a North Korean coach didn't respond to questions from journalists as they left the venue.

North Korea also criticised U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's pending visit to the Olympics, accusing Washington of halting improvements in inter-Korean relations.

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The North Koreans are the second and final batch of 22 athletes who have won special entries from the International Olympic Committee for the February 9-25 Pyeongchang Games. The athletes' village is set up in Pyeongchang and Gangneung. Mathematically, it is 37 condoms per athlete for an approx.

Displaying a North Korean national flag in a public place is prohibited in South Korea under its anti-North Korean security law.

"Pence will hold a series of press conferences before and during the Olympics and he is determined to make sure that the Olympic ground would not turn into a propaganda ground for north Korea", KCNA cited a White House official as saying.

The organizing committee promised to give better accommodation to volunteers before the Olympic Games kicks off next Friday.

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"It's a very tricky situation. We'll find out. We're going to find out pretty soon, I suspect".

The Olympic village in Gangneung turned into a selfie site as volunteer workers posed under a North Korean flag that has been raised in the country for the first time since a hockey tournament in April past year.

Their flag was one of four involved in the relay.

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