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PyeongChang 2018

Golden 25 - Lindberg, El Moutawakel #8, 9

December 27, 2011

8 – Gunilla Lindberg, ANOC Secretary General The IOC member from Sweden has been a stalwart for the NOCs in her seven years as secretary general of the Association of Nat...

Bidding for the Games - Rome 2020 Update; Munich 2018 Postmortem; British YOG?

December 19, 2011

Rome 2020 Update Rome's 2020 Olympics bid has received another boost after the lower house of Italy's Parliament approved economic measures for the campaign. The lower hou...

IOA Pens Dow Protest Letter; NBC Adds Super Bowl Rights to 2018 Olympics

December 15, 2011

IOA Board Protests Dow Sponsorship The Indian Olympic Association's executive board plans to write a protest letter to the IOC over Dow Chemical’s sponsorship. Dow’s ...

The PyeongChang2018 OCOG Inaugurated

October 19, 2011

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) was launched today with the inaugural meeting of its General Assembly, three mont...

PyeongChang Olympic Organizing Committee Takes Shape

October 19, 2011

Jin Sun Kim. (POCOG) (ATR) It’s official—Governor Jin Sun Kim will lead the PyeongChang 2018 Organizing Committee for the next two years . That was among the business cond...

Monday Memo -- Olympic Truce Vote; Pan Ams; FIFA Reform

October 16, 2011

UN headquarters in New York City. (Getty Images) Olympic Truce Vote Ahead LOCOG chair Sebastian Coe will present Monday to the United Nations General Assembly a proposal t...

100 Days to YOG; Kim Named Innsbruck Ambassador; Iconic Favela Demolition

October 05, 2011

Yu Na Kim Joins Innsbruck 2012 Figure skating icon Yu Na Kim of South Korea is the latest Winter Youth Olympic Games ambassador. Yu Na Kim gets into the YOG spirit. (IOC)...

Former Governor Appointed to Lead PyeongChang Olympics Organizing Committee

October 04, 2011

Kim was a special ambassador to PyeongChang's 2018 bid (Getty) (ATR) Former Gangwon Province governor Jin Sun Kim is nominated to lead the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics or...

Speculation Over Leadership of 2018 Winter Olympics

September 22, 2011

Cho with IOC President Rogge last month in Korea. (ATR) (ATR) Yang Ho Cho, chairman of the PyeongChang 2018 bid committee is expected to lead the new organizing committee, ac...

2018 Leader Expected Soon; Future Unclear for Montreal Olympic Stadium

September 15, 2011

The ATR Olympic Newsdesk Is Proudly Sponsored By Gangwon Province ...

Bidding for 2020 - Madrid Boosted by PyeongChang 2018 Win

September 02, 2011

Madrid is mimicking the persistence of PyeongChang. (Getty Images) (ATR) After losing the 2016 Olympics to Rio de Janeiro in the final round of voting in October 2009, Madrid...

IOC Says PyeongChang 2018 Preparations Off to Good Start

August 31, 2011

Gunilla Lindberg and Yang Ho Cho from PyeongChang 2018.(PC 2018) (ATR) After a three-day orientation seminar in PyeongChang, the head of the IOC Coordination Commission for t...