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PyeongChang 2018

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...

Online Viewership at Record Levels for NBC

February 21, 2014

As NBC promoted its coverage in the time leading up to the Sochi Games, it became clear that for all of the celebrity hosts and medal hopefuls, the real star might be the true...

No NHL Commitment to PyeongChang 2018 Olympics

February 18, 2014

Fasel and Bettman at the press conference (ATR) (ATR) Future NHL Olympic participation will not be discussed during the Sochi Olympics. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman told...

NHL Officials Says Olympic Participation Tricky

February 17, 2014

NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly (Getty Images) (ATR) The second-highest ranking official in the NHL tells Around the Rings the issue of NHL participation is still tricky. ...

On-the-Record -- PyeongChang 2018 President J.S. Kim

February 18, 2014

POCOG president Jin Sun Kim and ATR editor Ed Hula (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings editor Ed Hula spoke with PyeongChang 2018 President J.S. Kim. They discussed PyeongChang's pr...

Fog Delay; Hockey Trophies Meet -- On the Scene

February 17, 2014

Fog Causes First Competition Delay Fog caused the first weather delays of Sochi 2014. (Getty Images) Heavy fog blanketing the mountain venues at Krasnaya Polyana caused th...

ATR Podcast -- Rene Fasel in Sochi

February 17, 2014

IIHF president Rene Fasel and ATR editor Ed Hula. (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings editor Ed Hula spoke with International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel in Sochi. ...

Toast of Sochi -- PyeongChang Pride

February 14, 2014

Gov. JinSun Kim, head of PyeongChang 2018 (left), offers a toast on the four years to go. (ATR) (ATR) The 2014 Winter Games are only at the halfway mark, but the next winter ...

NHL Decision Coming This Year; S. African Cyclist Dies

February 12, 2014

NHL Decision Expected Within Six Months The NHL has sent its players to every Winter Olympics since 1998. (Getty Images) The National Hockey League hopes to decide whether...

Cycling Commission; PyeongChang Broadcast Agreement

February 11, 2014

Lance Armstrong is one of the athletes UCI's independent commission is appealing to (Getty Images) Independent Cycling Commission Hopes to Appeal to New Information Dick M...

PyeongChang Day to Celebrate "Four Years to Go" to the opening of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games

February 08, 2014

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) will host a special PyeongChang Day event to mark the opening of PyeongChang Ho...