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North Korean Sports Update

Thursday, September 29, 2005
Since there isn't much going on today-this congressman is under indictment, that Chief Justice is sworn in, yada, yada...I thought I'd look around for something interesting;

Korean News:
Peanut and I have fond memories of our time recuperating in the excellent worker's paradise hospital/forced labor mining camp (see The Shepherd and the Magi for more on that) so I was distressed when I discovered that I missed the first day of the Pyongyang International Invitational Bowling Tournament (scroll half way down), but I am pleased to say that there are still two more days of excitement to come. Jong In Chol, the Vice-Chairman of the Korean Physical Culture and Sports Guidance commission, opened the festivities with a speech, in which he said the tournament would help in "promoting the development and dissemination of bowling technique." Indeed! Great stuff from the vice-chairman, but with all do respect, what gives? Why didn't the actual Chairman of the KPC-SGC show up? What could be more important in your country than the PIIBT?
Perhaps I'm due for a little re-education but the Annual People's Lawn Dart-Political Prisoner Reunification Celebration (symbolic of the inevitable and glorious "national unity") isn't for another two weeks, and the Annual Democratic Children's Juche Whack-A-Mole Tournament has been cancelled, since the confusion at last year's tournament when the Dear Leader was almost pummeled to death by mistake. Perhaps you were in negotiations with the IOC? In any case, be sure to tune in to the DPRKESPN for all of the coverage!
Sir Tad, signing out.

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