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My first thoughts were. . .

February 11, 2018 10:12AM
The coming together of South Korea and North Korea through their mutual hockey team. And in the opening ceremonies. . .a member from each country together carrying the torch to be lit. It brought back memories of another event that ended with unexpected results.

That being during the Nixon era when the Chinese and American table tennis teams met, ultimately breaking the ice in Sino-American relations, leading to Nixon's visit to China. And better relations.

It was called "ping-pong diplomacy." Is there a possibility we are now seeing "puck diplomacy"? We'll see. But, it is an interesting historical parallel which could only happen through sport.



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/11/2018 10:35AM by RAMbeau.
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  Olympic opening ceremonies

waterfield253February 09, 2018 10:30PM

  Hehehe, very well said...

JamesJM63February 09, 2018 10:34PM

  Re: Hehehe, very well said...

waterfield52February 11, 2018 08:37AM

  Ha!! I feel the same after the Rams win a game! When they lose??

Ramgator54February 10, 2018 10:10AM

  My first thoughts were. . .

RAMbeau53February 11, 2018 10:12AM

  I do not like NBC's coverage...

JamesJM54February 11, 2018 08:18PM

  Re: I do not like NBC's coverage...

waterfield52February 12, 2018 09:55AM

  Re: I do not like NBC's coverage...

JamesJM47February 12, 2018 11:39AM

  Re: I do not like NBC's coverage...

waterfield44February 12, 2018 12:42PM

  Mirai Nagasu, did I spell that correctly...

JamesJM53February 11, 2018 09:23PM

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