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Other Sport 14 Dec 2016 | 11:20 AM

Cheerleading boasts increasing international appeal

ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Cheerleading, which received provisional recognition as an Olympic sport last week, is an increasingly international activity by no means restricted to its North American birthplace, according to the man who has driven its growth over four decades.

Other Sport 07 Dec 2016 | 4:19 AM

Muaythai, cheerleading granted provisional Olympic status

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The martial art of muaythai and cheerleading, with its strong youth appeal, received provisional recognition as Olympic sports by the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday.

Other Sport 10 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Red Devils to unleash latest cheering style in S. Africa

JOHANNESBURG: South Korea's red army of football fans hope to light up the World Cup with their unique brand of chants and slogans, but the i>Red Devils /i>are worried their cheerleading skills are on the wane.

Athletics 29 Aug 2014 | 12:57 AM

North Korea scraps plan to send cheerleaders to Asian Games in South

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has decided not to send a cheerleading squad to accompany its athletes at the Asian Games to be held in South Korea next month, a leading sports official said on Thursday.

Hockey 15 Feb 2018 | 8:28 PM

Ice Hockey - North Korean cheerleaders appear at South Korean men's game

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korea's cheerleading squad made an unexpected appearance at the South Korean men's hockey game against the Czech Republic on Thursday, marking their first attendance at an Olympic event not featuring a North Korean athlete.

Community Sports 07 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Cash boost for Selangor’s cycling and hockey teams

SELANGOR are ready to become overall champions for the 10th time at the upcoming Malaysian Games (Sukma) in Perak from Sept 11 to 22.

Other Sport 23 Jul 2014 | 6:19 PM

North Korea urge South to accept jumbo delegation proposal

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has urged Asian Games hosts South Korea to seize a "golden opportunity" to improve relations between the fractious neighbours and accept their proposal for a party of 700 athletes and officials to take part in the multi-sport event.

Other Sport 23 Feb 2018 | 8:25 PM

Olympics - Kim's cheer squad 'charm offensive'

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - They cheer, dance and sing in perfect unison. But these are not your ordinary cheerleaders.

Hockey 20 Feb 2018 | 4:59 PM

Ice hockey - Korean women score again but bid farewell with fifth loss

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - The unified Korean women's ice hockey team ended their historic Olympic run with a fifth straight loss on Tuesday but they signed off by adding one more goal to their total in front of another bumper audience of adoring fans.

Other Sport 15 Feb 2018 | 4:32 PM

Figure Skating - North Korean pair charm the South in Games adventure

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korean pair Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik ended their Olympic adventure in South Korea on Thursday, winning over the home crowd's hearts even if they fell well short of a medal.