North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Category Archives: DPRK-International Olympic Committee Relations

Pyongyang Hosts Two Sports Competitions

During 12 September to 17 September Pyongyang hosted an international and domestic sports competitions.  The 2013 Asian Cup and Interclub Weightlifting Tournament (under the auspices of the International Weightlifting Federation) … Continue reading

09/22/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Visits Masik Pass Ski Resort Construction and Inspects KPA Unit #3404

DPRK state media reported on 17 August (Saturday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the construction of the Masik Pass (Masingnyo’ng) Ski Resort and inspected Korean People’s Army [KPA] … Continue reading

08/18/2013 · 3 Comments

Kim Jong Un Attends Football Match and Archery Competition

On 31 July (Wednesday), Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a men’s football (soccer) match and an archery competition.  Attending the athletic competitions with him were VMar Choe Ryong Hae … Continue reading

08/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Visits Yanggakdo Stadium and Football Game

DPRK state media reported on 29 April (Monday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the Yanggakdo Stadium and attended the men’s football finals for the Mangyo’ngdae Prize at Kim … Continue reading

04/30/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Watches Archery Competition and Tours the Youth Street Sport Village in Pyongyang

DPRK state media reported on 8 March (Friday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) watched an archery competition and toured the Chongchun (Youth) Street sports village in Mangyo’ngdae in western … Continue reading

03/09/2013 · Leave a comment

Dennis Rodman and Members of the Harlem Globetrotters Arrive in Pyongyang

DPRK state media and the Associated Press reported on 26 February (Tuesday) that former National Basketball Association [US] forward and Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman arrived in Pyongyang, along with … Continue reading

02/26/2013 · 1 Comment

DPRK Announces Top Ten Athletes and Coaches in 2012

DPRK state media reported on 17 January (Thursday) that it selected the county’s top athletes and coaches for the year 2012.  Although the country has previously issued lists of top … Continue reading

01/19/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un and Ri Sol Ju Attend Moranbong Band Concert and Soccer Finals (Updated)

DPRK state media reported on 29 October (Monday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a concert given by the Moranbong Band in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the … Continue reading

10/30/2012 · Leave a comment

IOC Conducts Boxing Clinic in DPRK

The International Olympic Committee conducted a boxing clinic in the DPRK during 21 to 26 July.  Coach of the Indian national team, Gurbax Singh Sandhu led the clinic which took … Continue reading

08/02/2011 · Leave a comment

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