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Olympic chief Thomas Bach conceded that major sporting events like the 2018 Winter Games will always carry some form of security risk but said Wednesday he was confident that South Korean authorities would keep athletes safe in -Pyeongchang.

The South Korean alpine town will host Asia's first -Winter Games outside of Japan in less than three year's time.

Relations with volatile North Korea are often strained and tension between Seoul and Pyongyang has been rising recently after two South Korean soldiers were injured by a landmine in the heavily fortified -demilitarized zone Cheap Nike Air VaporMax CS , which has divided the two Koreas since the end of their 1950-53 war.

""Security is a top priority for the Olympic Games,"" Bach told reporters at a news conference in Seoul. ""Unfortunately, we are living in a world where every big event Cheap Off-White Nike Air VaporMax , be it sport or otherwise, has challenges with regard to security. So do the Olympic Games.""

Bach said he was confident South Korea's security forces would coordinate closely with other countries' authorities to do ""everything in their power to protect the athletes and the Olympic Games.""

Bach will next travel to Beijing for the start of the athletics world championships.

Concerns about costs and construction setbacks had raised speculation late last year that some of the events might have to be moved away from Pyeongchang, perhaps even to Japan.

But preparations are now in full swing Cheap Nike Air VaporMax Flyknit 2.0 , with construction on venues coming along and major South Korean companies such as Samsung, Korean Air and LG agreeing to pour in funds to support the Games.

South Korea's two biggest automakers, Hyundai Motor Co and its affiliate Kia -Motors Corp Cheap Nike Air VaporMax Flyknit , also signed on as sponsors this week, providing -vehicles and pumping in cash to help with the running of the multi-sport event.


KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou Evergrande coach Marcello Lippi has been banned for one match for confronting a referee during the Chinese club's 1-0 away loss to the Western Sydney Wanderers in the Asian Champions League quarter-finals.

Lippi won't sit on the coaching bench during Guangzhou's home game on Wednesday.

The Asian Football Confederation Cheap Nike Air VaporMax Inneva , which announced the provisional ban on the Italian on Sunday, said its disciplinary committee's final decision "will be issued following the completion of a full investigation."

Nine-man Guangzhou Evergrande was down 1-0 to Western Sydney Wanderers on Aug. 20. After defender Zhang Linpeng and Gao Lin were both sent off in the dying minutes, Lippi entered the field to confront the referee.

"I was upset Cheap Nike Air VaporMax Utility ," Lippi later explained. "I know I couldn't go on the field but there were two red cards in the last minutes."

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- U.S. space agency NASA cut short a spacewalk on the international space station after one of the astronauts reported a possible in his helmet, NASA said Friday.

NASA said the move was taken as a precaution after "a small water bubble" was detected in the helmet of astronaut Tim Kopra.

"Today's spacewalk by Tim Kopra and Tim Peake (has) be terminated Cheap Nike Air VaporMax Moc 2 ," NASA TV Commentator Rob Navias said. "The crew is not in any danger whatsoever."

The incident is reminiscent of a 2013 spacewalk, during which a potentially deadly helmet water leak nearly drowned an Italian astronaut.

Friday's spacewalk, the first in the new year Cheap Nike Air Vapormax 2018 , began at 7:48 a.m. EST (1248 GMT) and ended at 12:31 p.m. EST (1731 GMT). It was originally planned to last for six hours and a half.

The spacewalk took Kopra and Britain's rookie spaceman Peake only two hours to complete the replacement of a failed voltage regulator that caused a loss of power to one of the station's eight power channels last November.

The duo then moved to other tasks, including the routing of cables in advance of International Docking Adapter installment work to support future U.S. commercial crew vehicles, before the spacewalk was terminated.

The spacewalk is the third in Kopra's career and the first for Peake Cheap Nike Air Max TN Mens , and the 192nd for maintenance of the space station.

Peake is Britain's first professional astronaut and the first British astronaut to fly as a member of the European Space Agency.

Before the spacewalk, Peake tweeted: "Popping outside for a walk tomorrow. Exhilarated -- but no time to dwell on emotions."

SAPPORO, Japan, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- Following are the figure skating results at the Sapporo Asian Winter Games on Friday:

Ice dance (free dance)

1. Wang ShiyueLiu Xinyu, China, 164.28 points

2. Kana MuramotoChris Reed, Japan,159.14

3. Chen HongZhao Yan, China, 142.42

4. Lee HojungRichard Kam Kang In, South Korea, 131.22

5. Ibuki MoriKentaro Suzuki, Japan, 124.12

6. Matilda FriendWilliam Badaoui, Australia, 105.98

7. Aldrin Elizabeth MathewAnup Kuma Yama, India, 31.28



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