South Korea's unification ministry and sports and tourism ministry, however, both said they have no knowledge of the matter.
Reuters reported on Friday that South Korea has offered to combine their women's ice hockey team with North Korea's team, with the team competing jointly.
North Korea has agreed to take part in the games in South Korea, and the two countries have agreed to hold more discussions on easing tensions along their border and reopening a military hotline.
The official emblem of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games is seen in downtown Seoul, South Korea on January 4, 2018.
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North Korea boycotted the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul, meaning Pyeongchang will be the first Olympics they have attended in the South. (AFP) KIS. The International Olympic Committee is expected to extend several "wild card" spots to North Korean athletes so they can compete at the Olympics without qualifying, but it's not known if that would apply to individual athletes or an entire team. From left: Kim Ju-sik of North Korea, Kim Kyu-eun of South Korea, Ryom Tae-ok of North Korea and Kam Kang-chan of South Korea.
"It appears that the North wants to discuss various practical matters related to an art troupe's visit as a priority", the ministry said in a statement, adding that the government would respond after reviewing the North's proposal. Cross-country skiers and speed skaters are understood to be among those who could benefit.
"Even if we have one Korean team in women's hockey, we'll make sure it will not come at the expense of South Korean players", he said, according to Yonhap.
The women's ice hockey teams in the North and South aren't unfamiliar with each other.
South Korea has qualified skaters in ice dance, men's singles and women's singles.