Pyeongchang 2018

President of Pyeongchang 2018 resigns claiming they need "new leadership"

By Duncan Mackay

Kim Jin-sun has resigned as President of Pyeongchang 2018 ©Pyeongchang 2018 Kim Jin-sun has resigned as President of Pyeongchang 2018, it was announced today.

Celebrations as construction of Pyeongchang 2018 ice venues begins

By Zjan Shirinian

A fireworks display concluded the ground-breaking ceremony ©Pyeongchang 2018Almost 1,000 people have gathered to celebrate construction starting on the ice venues that will host competition at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games

Task force to ensure technology at heart of Pyeongchang 2018

By Zjan Shirinian

The Ministry hopes the task force's work will help show off South Korea's technology know-how ©Getty Images for USOCA task force has been set up to help ensure state-of-the-art technology is at the heart of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Pyeongchang 2018 sign North Face as official apparel partner

By Duncan Mackay at the Alpensia Convention Centre in Pyeongchang

Pyeongchang 2018 today signed up the North Face as its official apparel supplier ©Pyeongchang 2018A day after announcing its first Tier One sponsor, Pyeongchang 2018 unveiled another sponsor when the North Face were revealed here today.

Pyeongchang 2018 sign telecommunications provider KT Corporation as first major sponsor

By Duncan Mackay at the Alpensia Convention Centre in Pyeongchang

Pyeongchang 2018 has signed up telecommunications company KT Corporation as its first major sponsor ©Getty ImagesPyeongchang 2018 today unveiled its first major corporate backer, agreeing a deal with KT Corporation, South Korea's leading telecommunications service provider, to become a Tier One sponsor.

Banners protesting about broken Pyeongchang 2018 promises to greet Bach at Olympic debrief

By Duncan Mackay at the Alpensia Convention Centre in Pyeongchang

Banners calling for the resignation of Kim Jin-sun as President of Pyeongchang 2018 have been erected outside the Alpensia Convention Center where the Sochi 2014 debrief is taking place ©ITGBanners calling for Pyeongchang 2018 chief Kim Jin-sun to resign will greet International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach when he arrives here later this week for the Sochi 2014 debrief.

Winter Olympic and Paralympic sports in Britain see doubling of funding ahead of Pyeongchang 2018

By Paul Osborne

UK Sport has invested £31 million in eight winter Olympic and Paralympic sports for the Pyeongchang 2018 cycle ©Getty ImagesWinter Olympic and Paralympic sports in Great Britain are set to benefit from a doubling of National Lottery and Government funding on the road to Pyeongchang 2018, it was announced today.

Pyeongchang 2018 looks to foreign missions to support "festival-like atmosphere" during Games

By Paul Osborne

Pyeongchang 2018 has briefed foreign missions on the preparations for the 2018 Winter Games ©Pyeongchang 2018Pyeongchang 2018 President Jin-sun Kim has called for the support of foreign missions stationed in South Korea as it works on creating a "festival-like atmosphere" throughout the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Australia appoints Chesterman as Chef de Mission for record sixth consecutive Winter Olympics

By Duncan Mackay

Ian Chesterman has been appointed Australia's Chef de Mission for Pyeongchang 2018, the sixth consecutive time he will have held the role ©Getty ImagesAustralia has appointed Ian Chesterman as Chef de Mission for Pyeongchang 2018, the sixth consecutive time has been chosen to lead the team at the Winter Olympics. 
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