North Korea's announcement that it will send a delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea clears the way for a pair of figure skaters with Montreal ties to compete.
Ryom Tae-Ok and Kim Ju-Sik finished in the top six in a qualifying event in September to secure a spot at the Games in Pyeongchang, but their ability to compete was in limbo until Tuesday's announcement.
"It's very exciting," Canadian coach Bruno Marcotte told CBC's Heather Hiscox. "It was a privilege for me to work with them last summer for eight weeks and they're such great people." Read More via CBC.