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PyeongChang 2018

Media Watch -- Closer Look at "Edgy" Rio; 2024 Bid Race

April 29, 2014

Brazil 2014 and Rio 2016 Countdown Police patrol streets in a Rio favela one day after violent protests broke out. (Getty Images) The Huffington Post's Dan Miles takes a ...

Michael Phelps Makes Return; Tokyo Governor Seeks Advice in Beijing

April 25, 2014

Phelps Returns to Competition Phelps (right) with Lochte in Mesa (Getty Images) 18-time gold medalist Michael Phelps swam competitively on Thursday for the first time sinc...

IOC Seeks Assurances on PyeongChang Sponsors

April 25, 2014

A tribute to PyeongChang was part of the Closing Ceremony in Sochi. (Getty Images) Still without a domestic sponsor, head of the IOC’s PyeongChang 2018 watchdog Gunilla Lindb...

PyeongChang 2018 Undergoes Organizational Reshuffle, Appointing 3 Vice Presidents

April 18, 2014

SEOUL, 18 April – The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) has appointed three vice presidents, as part of its second phas...

Augusta National Floated as Backup Plan for Rio Golf

April 11, 2014

Augusta National is one of the most famous golf courses in the world. (Getty Images) Is one of the world’s most famous golf courses ready if Rio 2016 can’t deliver the one un...

Flag Raising Ceremony Marks 1,400 Days to Go Until PyeongChang 2018

April 11, 2014

CHUNCHEON, GANGWON – On Friday, April 11, Gangwon Province, where the host and venue cities of the 2018 Winter Games are located, held a ceremony to officially raise the Olymp...

Attacks Thwarted During Sochi; Olympians Advised Against White House Selfies

April 09, 2014

Sochi Attacks Stopped by Multiple Countries Security officers had a strong presence at the Sochi Games. (Getty Images) Russian authorities say that security cooperation be...

New IOC Commissions Named

April 01, 2014

Princess Anne (Getty Images) While there are some notable new chairs for some of the IOC commissions, the basic structure of the two dozen plus commissions remains in place f...

South Korea Probes Winter Sports Feds

April 01, 2014

Members of the South Korean curling team have threatened to quit (Getty Images) A report from Reuters indicates the South Korea sports ministry is launching an inquiry into e...

Korean Air to Make Bobsleds; Obama on Dutch Skaters

March 25, 2014

Korean Air to Produce Bobsleds From airplane to bobsled (Getty Images) Korean Air will utilize airplane technology in producing bobsleighs. The airline announced Tuesda...

PyeongChang 2018 Press Release on Artistic Segment at Sochi 2014 Paralympics Closing Ceremony (March 16)

March 17, 2014

SOCHI - The Handover Ceremony and cultural performance of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will take place on March 16th during the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Ga...

The Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Olympic Sliding Center for the Success of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018

March 10, 2014

The groundbreaking ceremony of the Olympic Sliding Center for the bobsleigh, skeleton, and luge competitions will be held in Alpensia, PyeongChang on Mar. 4th, 2014 with the p...