South Korea weightlifter wins gold, hears anthem played in rare ceremony in rival North Korea

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: September 14, 2013 - 7:30 AM

PYONGYANG, North Korea — A South Korean weightlifter heard his national anthem played Saturday after winning gold in an international competition in North Korea, an unusual development between the bitter rivals and a vivid sign of the Koreas' easing tensions after a spring of war threats.

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