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PyeongChang 2018

IPC Hoping for First North Korean Winter Paralympian

October 18, 2017

(ATR) International Paralympic Committee president Andrew Parsons and South Korea President Jae In Moon express optimism that North Korea will compete in its first Winter Para...

AOC signs agreement with AFP for safety and security advice through to Tokyo 2020

October 18, 2017

17 October 2017 The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has signed an agreement with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to provide advice on the security and safety for al...

ATR First: Fasel - Winter Olympics at Risk

October 18, 2017

(ATR) The collapse of the Innsbruck bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics should be ringing alarm bells, says International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel. Voters in...

More Evidence Needed to Arrest Cho

October 17, 2017

(ATR) A South Korean prosecutor denied a request for a warrant to arrest former PyeongChang 2018 president Yang Ho Cho. Yang Ho Cho (Getty Images) Cho, the chairman of the...

OCI Cuts Ties with THG

October 17, 2017

(ATR) The Olympic Council of Ireland and THG terminated its ticketing contract for the 2018-2026 Olympic Games. Pat Hickey in Rio (ATR) The two parties reached an agreemen...

Former PyeongChang 2018 President Summoned By Korean Police

October 16, 2017

(ATR) South Korean authorities sought an arrest warrant on Yang Ho Cho, the head of the Hanjin Corporation. Yang Ho Cho (Getty Images) Cho led PyeongChang 2018 from August...

Scenes from the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly -- Photodesk

October 16, 2017

(ATR) Before every Olympic Games, the USOC hosts a summit so that athletes, National Governing Bodies, the USOC and others can meet and discuss issues. View from the Broad...

#ICYMI: Korea Tensions; Innsbruck Vote, Catalonia Recognition Hopes

October 14, 2017

(ATR) #ICMYI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve. Here are our staff picks for articles this week they really...

Calgary 2026 Bid Hinges on Mayoral Election -- Monday Memo

October 16, 2017

(ATR) Voters head to the polls in Calgary today to elect the city’s next mayor. Calgary's Saddle Dome was used for the 1988 Winter Olympics. (Getty Images) Nine candidates...

Samsung Executive Resigns -- Sponsor Spotlight

October 14, 2017

(ATR) After a year of record profits, the chief executive of Samsung electronics announced a surprise resignation. (Getty Images) Oh Hyun Kwon, a vice-chairman for the Sam...

IPC Stresses Increased PyeongChang Paralympic Awareness

October 13, 2017

(ATR) The International Paralympic Committee is ready to double down on efforts to increase awareness of next March’s PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics. Paralympic sport needs m...