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PyeongChang 2018

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...

PyeongChang 2018 Leaders Welcome Olympic Flag to Korea

February 28, 2014

The PyeongChang mayor waves the Olympic Flag (PyeongChang 2018) (ATR) The Olympic Flag has arrived in PyeongChang, the 2018 Winter Games host city. Since the symbolic hand...

Curtain Falls on "Athletes` Games" at Closing Ceremony

February 23, 2014

The polar bear mascot prepares to extinguish the flame. (ATR) The Sochi polar bear mascot blew out the Olympic flame as the first Winter Olympics in Russia came to a triumpha...

Pyeongchang 2018 Costs Approach Sochi Billions

February 22, 2014

Pyeongchang 2018 president Jin Sun Kim (ATR) (ATR) The head of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics says more than $9 billion will be spent on the first Winter Games in Sou...