Koryo Tours has once again been confirmed as the official travel partner of the Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon — aka the Pyongyang Marathon — and has been granted the exclusive rights to enter foreign amateurs into the race.
In the depths of winter as we look forward to the start of baseball in the spring, we look back on baseball’s past in what is today North Korea. In part I, we look at the origins of baseball in northern Korea.
Between Friday 9th and Sunday 11th of March the DPRK was one of the countries participating in the FINA Diving World Series in Beijing’s iconic Water Cube (official name is the less-evocative ‘National Aquatics Centre’) . This Diving World Series is an interesting event; it is happening over four separate stages, in Beijing, Japan (happening at the time of writing), Kazan (Russia), and in Montreal. It involves both men and women, dives from various heights of boards, solo and synchronised dives, and participants from a range of countries including the UK, Australia, Russia, Ukraine, France, Germany, Malaysia, and more.