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PyeongChang 2018

Op Ed -- 2018 Winter Olympics to Rev-Up "Korea Inc. Plus"

July 21, 2011

(Getty Images) (ATR) Dae Ryun Chang, a business professor at Yonsei School of Business recalls the impact the 1988 Seoul Olympics had on the Korean economy and analyzes the ...

PyeongChang Post - President Thanks Asia for Victory; Bobsleigh Federation Heads to Host City

July 14, 2011

President Myung Bak Lee congratulates PyeongChang bid ambassador Yu Na Kim after the July 6 host vote in Durban. (Getty Images) Lee Credits Asia with PyeongChang Victory K...

World's Best to Ride in Olympic Road Race Test Event

July 14, 2011

In just under a month the best road cyclists in the world will compete in the London-Surrey Cycle Classic, the London 2012 Olympic Road Race test event, on 14 August. The t...

Tokyo Report -- Earthquake Tributes; 2020 Olympic Bid, OCA Meets

July 14, 2011

The IOC President at the Foreign Correspondents Club. (ATR) Rogge: Tokyo 2020 Not Blocked by PyeongChang Victory, Nuclear Disaster IOC President Jacques Rogge says the hos...

PyeongChang Post - No Talk of Joint Korean Games; $60 Billion Investment Prediction

July 13, 2011

(Getty Images) South Korea is not currently working to host the 2018 Winter Olympics with North Korea. The news came Wednesday at a press briefing from the unification mi...

Asia "Shoulder to Shoulder" with Japan, Says Olympics Chief

July 13, 2011

OCA President Sheikh Ahmad at the open of the EB meeting in Tokyo. (ATR) (ATR) The head of the Olympic Council of Asia says this week’s OCA meeting in Tokyo shows solidarity ...

PyeongChang Post - South and North Korea Co-Hosting Pitched; Public Opinion on Games

July 12, 2011

Koreans continue proposing ways of unifying the North and South for the 2018 Olympics. (Getty Images) South Korea Considers Co-hosting Winter Games with North Korea South...

Visa Celebrates 25 Years of Olympic Sponsorship

July 12, 2011

Head of global marketing Kevin Burke. (Visa) (ATR) Visa’s head of global marketing tells Around the Rings his company’s Olympic sponsorship isn’t about being “the only card a...

ATR Photodesk -- Scenes from the 123rd IOC Session in Durban

July 08, 2011

An early morning shot of Durban. (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene in Durban for the 123rd IOC Session. Included is an in-depth look at the 2018 Winter Games h...

PyeongChang Post -- Unified Korea for Olympics Pitched; U.N. Praise; Presidential Involvement

July 08, 2011

North and South Korea enter as one country for the ceremonies at major sporting events throughout the world. (Getty Images) Inter-Korean Team Pitched for 2018 South Korea...

IOC Meets With PyeongChang; Security Pledge; Archery Name Change

July 07, 2011

Gilbert Felli. (ATR) IOC Holds First Meeting with 2018 Organizers The IOC holds its first meeting with organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics, less than 24 hours after th...

Rogge, IOC Members Hail PyeongChang Victory

July 06, 2011

President Myung Bak Lee congratulates PyeongChang bid ambassador Yu Na Kim amid the celebrations of their South Korean colleagues. (Getty Images) (ATR) IOC members tell Arou...