The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has told International Federations to reallocate North Korea's places at Tokyo 2020 following the country's decision to withdraw from the Games.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed the withdrawal of North Korea from the FIFA 2022 World Cup Asian qualifiers in South Korea.
Gangwon 2024 secretary general Kim Cheol-min has expressed hope that the Winter Youth Olympic Games could still have North Korean involvement, as part of efforts to improve relations.
North Korea has said it will not participate in the FIFA 2022 World Cup Asian qualifiers in South Korea in June because of coronavirus concerns.
North Korea’s withdrawal from the upcoming Olympics has echoes of the 1964 Games in Tokyo although the reasons behind it are very different.
North Korea’s decision not to compete at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will have a bigger effect in weightlifting than in any other sport, judged by past performance and the current qualifying rankings.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said it has not received any formal notification from North Korea of its withdrawal from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
North Korea has withdrawn from Tokyo 2020 after the country cited coronavirus fears.
The Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympics was a special theme of this year's Pyeongchang Peace Forum, with North Korea's participation in the Games among the points of discussion.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has expressed hope that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be an opportunity for dialogue with North Korea.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has spoken of his desire to hold talks with senior North Korean officials at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as he seeks a diplomatic settlement over the abduction of his country’s citizens.
A Japanese Government official has poured cold water on reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could be invited to next year's Olympic Games.
South Korea has officially proposed holding the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games together with North Korea.
South Korean spy chief Park jie-Won has proposed that a summit should be held between the leaders of Japan, the United States, North Korea and South Korea during the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics could help break deadlock between United States and North Korea, senior official claims
United States national security advisor Robert O’Brien has reportedly suggested next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo could be used to help end the diplomatic impasse between the country and North Korea.