This file photo taken February 9, 2018, shows South and North Korean athletes marching together behind the Korean Unification Flag during the opening ceremony of the PyeongChangWinter Olympics in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province.
The 26-year-old Red Lodge-based athlete will be taking part in his first Games, and along with team-mates James Barnes-Miller and Ben Moore will become the first British athletes in history to compete in para-snowboard at the Paralympic Games.
Now that March has really roared in like a Lion there will still be lots of time for skiing and sledding and shovelling snow, but this "anything can happen" month will also mark the exciting time for playoffs in hockey and curling, but also the eventual end of the ice season. The New Zealand Paralympic Games Team will be chasing a target of two medals across two of the six Para sports.
KPC President Lee Myung-ho is said to have had another meeting with North Korea's Paralympic delegation chief Kim Mun-chol, who heads the Central Committee of the Korean Federation for the Protection of the Disabled, but the two parties were unable to reach an agreement.
The South's Korean Paralympic Committee (KPC) said Thursday that the two sides made the decision after discussions.
The unified Korean banner that features a blue map of the Korean Peninsula on a white background. But this time, the South rejected that idea. A wheel went over his foot, but doctors, with only rudimentary medical facilities, chose to amputate his leg below the knee - without anesthesia. North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics triggered a series of conciliatory moves, including an offer from Pyongyang to consider abandoning its nuclear weapons programme.
In an interview with The Guardian, Choi admitted he is concerned about potentially awkward encounters with his former countrymen. "They'll think I'm a traitor".
"The fact that the NPC will make its Winter Games debut here in South Korea I also believe is hugely significant". According to the Paralympics Games website, 50 nations are participating in the event.
The North said that it wants the flag to show Dokdo.
Peters has a silver medal from the Sochi Games in 2014 and said he was overwhelmed to be given the honour of leading the team out.
The IPC banned Russian Federation in 2016 after revelations of a widespread and highly orchestrated doping scandal.
"With a good degree of confidence, we can say that these athletes competing here are as clean as any other athletes competing in these games", Parsons told a press conference in Pyeongchang.
However, the IPC ban will remain in place until its full list of criteria is met, including the reinstatement of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency by WADA.
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