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Sports Contests Scheduled in DPRK
Pyongyang, January 13 (KCNA) -- A number of international and national sports contests will be held in the DPRK this year.

The international contests include the 23rd Paektusan Prize International Figure Skating Festival marking the Day of the Shining Star in February and the IAAF-27th Mangyongdae Prize Marathon in April.

The domestic sports games are as follows:

Paektusan Prize sports contest in February

Mangyongdae Prize sports games in March-April

Sports contest for Pochonbo Torch Prize in May-June

Sports contest for Songun Torch Prize in June

Sports contest for Jonsung Cup in July

The DPRK championships in March and October-November

Osandok Prize sports contest in December

Youth championships in February, March and September-October

Junior championships in February and May-August

The 17th National Taekwon-Do Championship for Jongilbong Prize in June

The 2nd National Taekwon-Do All-Star Tournament for Jonsung Cup in July-August

Cross-country relay in October

Indoor athletic championships in August

The 51st National Games of Juvenile Sports Schools in January and May-August

Besides, there will be technical renovation contest in all seasons, Hwaebul Cup soccer tournament in August, national contests of university sports teams in March and July, road relay in April and rally cycling in May.

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