Sion in Switzerland is looking increasingly likely to bid for the hosting rights to the 2026 Winter Olympic Games after a plan was presented to the State Council of Valais, the canton of which it is the capital.
Manufacturing giants SK Group have become an official domestic sponsor of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics following a signing ceremony in Seoul.
Leading South Korean actor Lee Min-ho has been named as an Honourary Ambassador for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, it has been announced.
No plans to move Alpine skiing events despite pressure from leading environmental group, Pyeongchang 2018 insist
Pyeongchang 2018 vice-president Young-jin Kwak dismissed concerns over their removal of "sacred" trees in order to build a ski run for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, remaining adamant there were no plans to move the venue despite mounting protests from a leading South Korean environmental group.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair Gunilla Lindberg says she is “totally convinced” venues will be ready in time to stage Pyeongchang 2018 test events despite the hectic schedule, while reiterating that deadlines remain tight here today.
Pyeongchang 2018 need to “increase the speed” of progress in its preparations to host the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in three years time, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair Gunilla Lindberg said here today.
Environmental campaign group Green Korea United have launched a scathing attack on Pyeongchang 2018 for destroying “sacred” trees in order to build a ski run for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Pyeongchang 2018 held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the Olympic and Paralympic Village here today, which signalled the official start to the construction of the venue.
Members of the Pyeongchang 2018 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission are continuing to arrive here ahead of their fifth visit to the South Korean county, which officially begins tomorrow.
The head of the organising committee for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver has won a defamation case brought against him by a freelance journalist.
Photo-zones are being used by organisers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in a bid to promote the Games to ice-hockey fans while helping to grow the sport in Asia.
The Mayor of Calgary has confirmed that there is interest in bringing the Winter Olympics back to the Canadian city in 2026.
Pyeongchang 2018 President Cho Yang-ho was given the chance to present the Organising Committee’s Olympic Truce Programme after he attended the annual Executive Board Meeting of the International Olympic Truce Foundation (IOTF) at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) TOP sponsor Atos has announced the cloud IT infrastructure which will be used for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and at future Games has been delivered by Canopy in collaboration with Atos’ strategic partner EMC Corporation.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has claimed his country will “deliver on all its promises” ahead of Beijing 2022 during a meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) counterpart Thomas Bach in the Chinese capital.