Korea's unified ice hockey team debuts at Olympics

The unified Korean women's hockey team lost 8-0 against Switzerland during their Olympic debut, but the occasion was seen as being about a lot more than sport.

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    The air of detente between the Koreas extended to the sporting arena, as North and South Korea played together as a united team for the first time at the Olympic Games.

    And while their women's hockey team lost out to Switzerland on Saturday's preliminary round match, the occasion was seen as being about a lot more than sport.

    Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings reports from Pyeongchang.


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