Human rights issues have been brought to the fore once again in the contest for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics after a group of athletes wrote to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) requesting pressure to be put on Kazakhstan to drop proposed anti-gay rights legislation.
Pyeongchang 2018 has today unveiled “Passion. Connected.” as its slogan for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games during 1,000-days-to-go celebration at Seoul’s Olympic Park.
South Korean Olympic skating champions Lee, Park and Mo revealed as latest Pyeongchang 2018 honorary ambassadors
South Korean Olympic skating champions Seung-hoon Lee, Seung-hi Park and Tae-bum Mo have been revealed as the latest honorary ambassadors for the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
A series of events will take place on Saturday (May 16) to mark 1,000 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, it has been announced.
Korean officials criticised for "neglecting duties" and "abusing authority" during Pyeongchang 2018 preparations
Former Organising Committee head Kim Jin-sun and International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Moon Dae-sung are among officials to have been fiercely criticised by a coalition of 50 civic groups for their conduct during preparations for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Alpine skiing champion Lindsey Vonn will serve as honorary ambassador for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, it has been revealed.
Beijing 2022 rolling out Winter Olympic education programme to fulfill "300 million new participants" pledge
An Olympic Culture Day at Yang Fang Dian Primary School in Beijing’s Haidian district has been hailed as a way to emphasise how Beijing's bid for the 2022 Olympics and Paralympics will bring 300 million new participants into winter sport.
Nursultan Nazarbayev has expressed his hope that Almaty's 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid will prove successful following his landslide re-election for another five years as Kazakhstan President.
Beijing 2022 deny bid would reduce water access for locals as high speed railway cost remains unknown
Beijing 2022 have denied claims the conversion of water into artificial snow will negatively impact local populations should the Chinese capital be successful in its bid to host the Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has finally given a message of support for Almaty's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics following a visit to the former capital city, while bid leaders have sought to outline the cost effective and responsible nature of the bid.
Pyeongchang 2018 establish International Consulting Committee to help with Opening and Closing Ceremonies
Pyeongchang 2018 have announced they have established an International Consulting Committee to help choose suitable candidates who will assist in the production and direction of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
Pyeongchang 2018 has revealed the names to be used for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic venues.
Beijing 2022 have released a promotional video entitled "Beijing Come On!" which features high-profile celebrities supporting the Chinese capital's bid to host the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Pyeongchang 2018 have announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), who will provide support for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in three years' time.
Pyeongchang 2018 signed an official local sponsorship agreement with Samsung Group, South Korea's largest conglomerate, at a ceremony in Seoul today.