Saturday, 13 January 2018 | MYT 11:59 AM
North Korea says IOC is considering South Korea's proposal for united women's hockey team: Yonhap
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's International Olympics Committee (IOC) official said it is considering South Korea's proposal for a united female hockey team, Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday.
South Korea's unification ministry and sports and tourism ministry both said they have no knowledge of the matter.
A senior South Korean official said on Friday that Seoul is seeking to form a joint women's ice hockey team with North Korea to participate in next month's Winter Olympics being hosted by the South.
(Reporting by Dahee Kim & Heekyong Yang; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)