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PyeongChang 2018

Government Watchdog Completes PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Audit

July 22, 2014

(ATR) (ATR) South Korean government auditors completed an audit of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics’ management and finances. The Associated Press reports that South Korea’s...

UPDATED - IOC Comments on PyeongChang 2018 Shock Resignation

July 21, 2014

Kim Jin-sun has resigned (PyeongChang 2018) (ATR) South Korea’s Winter Olympic preparations were dealt a major blow Monday when organizing committee president Kim Jin-sun qui...

PyeongChang 2018 Launches Construction of Ice Venues at Gangneung Coastal Cluster

July 18, 2014

GANGNEUNG, GANGWON, July 17 – A groundbreaking ceremony was held to launch the construction of ice venues for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The eve...

PyeongChang Starts 2018 Olympic Venue Construction

July 18, 2014

Officials from the Gangeung government, POCOG and the Korean sports ministry kick off construction on Thursday. (PyeongChang 2018) (ATR) Construction is underway for ice venu...

On the Record -- PyeongChang 2018 Chief Jin Sun Kim

July 16, 2014

(ATR) Around the Rings: First of all, how has it gone for PyeongChang this week at the debriefing? Do you think it’s been a successful event? Jin Sun Kim: I believe that i...

South Korea Creates Tech Support Team for PyeongChang Olympics

July 14, 2014

Pyeongchang will host the Olympics for the first time in 2018. (Getty Images) (ATR) South Korea’s information and communications technology (ICT) ministry has formed a suppor...

Golden Opportunities -- Business Never Stops

July 13, 2014

This week's Golden Opportunities: 1. Featured - IWG, Singapore Sport Hub, Human Race, Wolves, Hill & Knowlton Sports Division, 2. Programs -  3. Volunteers -  4. Proposa...

Thomas Bach in Haiti; IGF Press Conference -- Monday Memo

July 14, 2014

IOC president Thomas Bach travels to Haiti this week. (Getty Images) (ATR) IOC president Thomas Bach will attend the inauguration of the Sports for Hope Center in Haiti on Tu...

IOC Sheds Light on PyeongChang 2018 Reshuffle

July 10, 2014

The IOC says Moon left his position due to health problems. (Getty Images) (ATR) The IOC watchdog chief for the PyeongChang Olympics denies that the sudden resignation of the...

PyeongChang Packs Little Pizzazz for Tourists

July 10, 2014

A map of the surrounding PyeongChang area--in Korean only (ATR) (ATR) Few entertainment options and even less English may make it tough for PyeongChang to woo visitors. ...

Photodesk -- PyeongChang Venue Tour

July 08, 2014

The layout of the Coastal Olympic and Media Village. (ATR) (ATR) A look at the progress of venues for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Around the Rings was on-the-sce...

SK Telecom Targets 5G Technology at PyeongChang

July 07, 2014

Park Jin-hyo, SK Telecom (left), and Per Narvinger, Ericsson (right) with the MoU (SK Telecom) (ATR) SK Telecom signed a memorandum of understanding with mobile technology fi...