Pyeongchang 2018

Pyeongchang 2018 mark 1,400 days to go with flag raising ceremony

By Zjan Shirinian

Pyeongchang 2018 held a ceremony to mark 1,400 days to go to the start of the Games ©Pyeongchang 2018April 11 - The Olympic and Paralympic flags are flying above Gangwon Province in South Korea - where the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games will be held - to mark the 1,400-day countdown.

South Korea launches investigation into seven winter sports federations

By Paul Osborne

The South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has launched an investigation into seven of its winter sports federations ©Getty ImagesApril 1 - South Korea's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has launched an investigation into seven of its winter sports federations in an effort to uncover any illegal wrongdoings and rebuild the public's trust before Pyeongchang 2018. 

Rwanda targets Winter Olympic debut at Pyeongchang 2018

By Nick Butler

The Rwanda team at the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 9 - Rwanda is hoping to compete at its first ever Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang in four years time.

"Stand-out" Pyeongchang 2018 Sliding Centre introduced in Ceremony

By Nick Butler

There has been alot of attention surrounding Pyeongchang 2018 ever since the end of the last Games in Sochi ©Getty ImagesMarch 4 - A "ground-breaking" Ceremony has been held to provide information about a world-leading Sliding Centre to be built ahead of the next Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.

North Korean athletes at Pyeongchang 2018 would be a good thing, claims President Kim

By Nick Butler at Pushkin Hall in the Main Press Centre in Sochi

President Kim spoke enthusiastically this afternoon about the participation of North Korea at Pyeongchang 2018 ©AFP/Getty ImagesFebruary 22 - Kim Jin-sun, President of the Organising Committee for Pyeongchang 2018, has described how North Korean participation in the Games would be a "very good thing."

Pyeonchang 2018 President carries Olympic Torch after reaches Sochi

By Nick Butler at the Olympic Park in Sochi

Kim Jin-sum carries the Torch on the streets of Sochi close to the Olympic Park today ©Pyeongchang 2018February 5 - Pyeongchang 2018 President Kim Jin-sun carried the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch today in a gesture of goodwill between present and future host cities.

Special lecture organised by Pyeongchang 2018 to help developing world understand Winter Olympics

By Paul Osborne

The ISC is set to host a special "Champions of Tomorrow" lecture at the Alpensia Resort in PyeongChang, South Korea ©ISCJanuary 16 - A special "Champions of Tomorrow" lecture organised by International Sport Cooperation Centre of Korea (ISC) is to be held at the Alpensia Resort in Pyeongchang in order to give youngsters from Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern and African countries a better understanding of the Winter Games.

South Korean baseball star Choo named Pyeongchang 2018 Goodwill Ambassador

By Gary Anderson

January 8 - Shin-Soo Choo has been unveiled as the latest Goodwill Ambassador for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games ©Pyeongchang 2018South Korean baseball player Shin-Soo Choo has been named as a Goodwill Ambassador for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

IOC President Bach "really very confident" in Pyeongchang 2018

By Emily Goddard

Thomas Bach has made his first official visit to South Korea as IOC President ©Getty ImagesNovember 21 - Thomas Bach has spoken of his confidence in Pyeongchang's ability to deliver a "great Games" in 2018 as he made his first visit to South Korea as International Olympic Committee (IOC) President today.
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