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Pence will use Olympics to push tougher stance on N. Korea

Pence will use Olympics to push tougher stance on N. Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife greeted VIPs in their dignitary box to watch the opening ceremony, they turned to shake hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister.

All broke out in broad smiles. Forty-six members of its crew were killed in an attack; a South Korean, U.K. and USA investigation showed it was carried out by the North. Here's everything else we know about her from various reports.

With Kim Yo-jong - sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un - in attendance, the ceremony passed in a blaze of dazzling light displays, accompanied with hundreds of choreographed dancers and the traditional entry of competitors from each participating country. There was another handshake.

Women's snowboarding (slopestyle qualifying): Jamie Anderson and Team USA are looking to capture the first sweep by a US women's team in the Winter Olympics.

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence is using his appearance at the Winter Olympics to call on the worldwide community to get tougher on North Korea's nuclear program and human rights abuses.

While he is officially the head of the delegation, many analysts expect Kim Yo-jong to take the lead in discussions with Southern officials, and she was seen talking with Seoul unification minister Cho Myoung-gyon and his deputy.

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About 500 North Koreans - including athletes, officials, performers, reporters and cheerleaders - are part of the Winter Olympics 2018 delegation, visiting Pyeongchang, South Korea. As will Vice President Mike Pence.

Political themes aside, the opening ceremony also paid homage to a long-standing symbol of the Games, the Olympic rings.

The Games are taking place amid tension over North Korea's nuclear programme. An outbreak at last year's World Athletics Championship in London forced competitors from several countries to miss events.

Kim Yo Jong earlier on Friday became the first member of North Korea's ruling family to visit the South since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War.

Choi Hyun-Mi, the world's super featherweight boxing champion, has been undefeated since she went professional a decade ago in South Korea.


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