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Chasing an Olympic rainbow for a medal made of gold

They certainly created a stir when they stepped on to the ice. Even during a practice session, the North Korean figure skating pair of Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik turned heads at the Gangneung Ice Arena. “‘Ohh, North Korea!’” several female volunteers murmured excitedly, holding their smartphones aloft,” the CBC television network reported. “It was […]