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PyeongChang 2018

Cho Returns to Lead PyeongChang 2018

July 28, 2014

ATR is told that Cho will be approved as president on Thursday (Getty) (ATR) Former bid chief Yang Ho Cho has changed his mind about returning to become head of the organizin...

2024 Olympic Bidding; Glasgow 2014 Doping Scandal -- Media Watch

July 25, 2014

A San Francisco media outlet says the city will have to clean up its "sex-positive image" if awarded the 2024 Games. (Getty Images) San Francisco's Pete Kane discusses whethe...

PyeongChang 2018 Moves Toward Naming Permanent Chief

July 24, 2014

(ATR) (ATR) A former Korean government official has reportedly been tapped to lead the efforts to bring PyeongChang 2018 to life. Jung Chang-soo is a former vice minister ...

South Korea NOC President Leading PyeongChang Olympic Efforts

July 23, 2014

KOC president Jung Haeng Kim (Getty Images) (ATR) The president of the South Korean Olympic Committee is leading PyeongChang 2018, Around the Rings has learned. Jin Sun K...

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...