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PyeongChang 2018

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

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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...

IOC Opens PyeongChang Seminar

August 29, 2011

Gunilla Lindberg and Gilbert Felli in South Korea. (ATR) (ATR) With the idea of getting all the actors in the preparation for the 2018 Winter Olympics following the same scr...

Monday Memo -- 2020 Deadline; IAAF Worlds; PyeongChang Project Review

August 28, 2011

Deadline Day for 2020 Applicants Speculation ends this week on the field for 2020 with bid city applications due to the IOC by midnight Thursday and a formal announcement e...

Top Story Replay -- New Sports Leaders from PyeongChang Olympics

August 20, 2011

This story was originally published on Aug. 17, 2011. (ATR) Later this month the IOC and the team from PyeongChang meet formally for the first time since South Korea won ...