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South Korea Probes Winter Sports Feds

April 01, 2014

Members of the South Korean curling team have threatened to quit (Getty Images) A report from Reuters indicates the South Korea sports ministry is launching an inquiry into e...

Korean Air to Make Bobsleds; Obama on Dutch Skaters

March 25, 2014

Korean Air to Produce Bobsleds From airplane to bobsled (Getty Images) Korean Air will utilize airplane technology in producing bobsleighs. The airline announced Tuesda...

PyeongChang 2018 Press Release on Artistic Segment at Sochi 2014 Paralympics Closing Ceremony (March 16)

March 17, 2014

SOCHI - The Handover Ceremony and cultural performance of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will take place on March 16th during the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Ga...

The Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Olympic Sliding Center for the Success of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018

March 10, 2014

The groundbreaking ceremony of the Olympic Sliding Center for the bobsleigh, skeleton, and luge competitions will be held in Alpensia, PyeongChang on Mar. 4th, 2014 with the p...

PyeongChang 2018 Leaders Welcome Olympic Flag to Korea

February 28, 2014

The PyeongChang mayor waves the Olympic Flag (PyeongChang 2018) (ATR) The Olympic Flag has arrived in PyeongChang, the 2018 Winter Games host city. Since the symbolic hand...

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...