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N. Korea Withdraws from Universiade Games in S. Korea

North Korea has announced it will not participate in an upcoming sports gala scheduled to take place in South Korea next month. Pyongyang made its announcement in an email sent Monday to the International University Sports Federation, which relayed the message to the Gwangju Universiade Organizing Committee. North Korea listed rising tensions between the two Koreas as the reason for withdrawing its participation. The chairman of the North Korean University Sports Association, Jon...

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