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PyeongChang 2018

Scandal-hit NOC Chiefs Set to Attend London 2012; PyeongChang Venue Changes

July 04, 2012

The IOC's ethics panel has begun its investigation but the process will take more than a few weeks (Getty) (ATR) Around the Rings understands that it is highly unlikely any N...

Orientation for IPC, PyeongChang; 30 Athletics Medals Possible for USA?

July 03, 2012

Orientation for IPC, PyeongChang Planning is underway for the 2018 Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang. The IPC Orientation Seminar. (PyeongChang 2018) A delegation from ...

IPC Delivers Orientation Seminar for PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

July 03, 2012

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) initiated plans for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games this week by delivering an orientation seminar in PyeongChang, Korea. An I...

Ski Report - FIS Tours PyeongChang Venues; Kasper Talks 2018 Preps

June 22, 2012

(ATR) Ski officials and course designers reflect upon PyeongChang’s progress toward the 2018 Winter Olympics in the wake of a recent FIS Congress in nearby Kangwonland, Korea....

PyeongChang Rail Link; Rio Golf Course; Sochi Paralympic Qualification

June 01, 2012

PyeongChang Rail Link Ground Breaking South Korean officials began work on the high-speed rail link between Wonju and Gangeung via PyeongChang. Groundbreaking for the Won...

Host City Selections, PyeongChang Tour Top Ski Congress Agenda

May 30, 2012

(ATR) PyeongChang 2018 president Jin Sun Kim tells delegates to the 48th International Ski Congress in Kangwonland, South Korea that “skiing is the most important winter sport...

Badminton Rebrands; FIFA Nominates Chief Investigator; First FIS Congress for Korea

May 29, 2012

New Logo for Badminton The Badminton World Federation is rebranding around the theme “modern, strong, efficient”. BWF president Kang Young Joong launched a new corpora...

London Last Report to NOCs; Sochi, Rio and PyeongChang Briefings

April 15, 2012

The London delegation. (ATR) Coe Updates ANOC LOCOG chairman Sebastian Coe, in his final report to the Association of National Olympic Committees, told delegates prepar...

Korean Bid Leader Keeps Sport Profile

April 12, 2012

“As an airline CEO, I know what service is," says Yang Ho Cho. (ATR) (ATR) Yang Ho Cho led the successful bid for the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang. Now he says he wants t...

Pyeongchang Promises to Work with Olympic Venue Protestors

March 23, 2012

Jungbong, planned site for alpine events. (ATR) (ATR) Organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games Pyeongchang stress their desire to work with protesting environmental groups...

PyeongChang Makes Strong Start for 2018 Winter Olympics

March 22, 2012

Press conference for the IOC Coordination Commission in PyeongChang. (ATR) Gunilla Lindberg, the head of the IOC Coordination Commission said on Thursday that the host of the...

On the Scene -- Environmental Protests Mark 1st IOC PyeongChang Inspection

March 21, 2012

The site for the downhill at the hamlet of Jungbong, seen in this file photo. (ATR) Environmental protests over the proposed 2018 Olympic alpine skiing venue at Jungbong are...