A look at North-South Korean sports ties

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Despite their frosty political ties, athletes from North and South Korea have often produced emotional scenes of reconciliation at international sports events.

Let the Games begin? Why Kim Jong Un might be interested

TOKYO (AP) With little time to spare, North and South Korea are preparing to hash out Kim Jong Un’s offer to send a delegation to next month’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

BC-Sports Showcase Digest,ADVISORY

A look ahead to top enterprise and feature stories planned globally by AP Sports. New digests will go out each Thursday and Monday and will be repeated on other weekdays. Please note that story plans may change depending on news and other issues.

Stoch wins 3rd straight 4 Hills Tour stop, Freitag crashes

INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) Olympic ski jumping champion Kamil Stoch of Poland won his third straight World Cup event on Thursday to further strengthen his lead in the Four Hills Tournament.

Oestberg, Iversen win mass start races in Tour de Ski

OBERSTDORF, Germany (AP) Norwegians Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg and Emil Iversen won mass start races on the fifth stage of the cross-country Tour de Ski on Thursday.

Dutch head to Winter Games led by Kramer and Wust

BRUSSELS (AP) Olympic champions Sven Kramer and Ireen Wust are leading a strong Dutch team to the speedskating oval in South Korea.

The Latest: Closing arguments end at soccer bribery trial

NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on three former South American soccer officials on trial in the FIFA corruption case (all times local):