Olympics Officials Discuss a Potential First: A Unified Korean Hockey Team

South Korea proposed that the two Koreas field a joint women’s hockey team at the Pyeongchang Games next month. North Korea wouldn’t say whether it supported the idea.

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has proposed that North Korea join it in fielding a unified women’s hockey team at the Winter Olympics next month, in what would be a first for the Games and a potentially dramatic emblem of the recent turn toward rapprochement on the Korean Peninsula.“That’s a topic under discussion at the I.O.C.,” Chang Ung, North Korea’s representative to the International Olympic Committee, told reporters at Beijing’s international airport on Saturday.Mr. Chang, who was on...