Olympics-Ice hockey-Korea scores political win but loses on ice
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
By Steve Keating
GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 14 (Reuters) - With talk of a gold medal in diplomacy and a Nobel Peace Prize the united Korean women's ice hockey team bowed out of the Pyeongchang Olympic tournament proper on Wednesday with a handshake and a sense of achievement but without a win.
The unified Korean storyline has been pure gold in Pyeongchang but the reality was something very different.
In plain sporting terms this was a disaster, three straight losses (8-0, 8-0, 4-1) while ...