Pyeongchang 2018

Ground to be broken on new Pyeongchang 2018 speed skating rink

By Paul Osborne

Groundbreaking will begin on a new speed skating ice rink next week as preparations push ahead for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games ©Getty ImageConstruction on the speed skating rink for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang is due to begin next week following months of controversy over its redesign.

Lee Joon-ha appointed Pyeongchang 2018 vice-president

By Paul Osborne

Lee Joon-ha has been appointed vice-president of Games operations at the Pyeongchang 2018 Organising CommitteePyeongchang 2018 has announced Lee Joon-ha as vice-president of operations for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics as preparations for the Games continue. 

Pyeongchang 2018 Opening and Closing Ceremonies to be held in city after all

By Duncan Mackay

The Alpensia Ski Jumping Stadium was originally supposed to be the centrepiece of the Pyeongchang 2018 Ceremonies ©Pyeongchang 2018A decision to move the Pyeongchang 2018 Ceremonies away from the city has been overturned by the South Korean Government, it was announced today. 

Dow Korea hosts Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic flag raising ceremony

By Emily Goddard

Dow Korea has hosted an Olympic flag raising ceremony to celebrate Pyeongchang 2018 ©Pyeongchang 2018/FacebookDow Korea today hosted a special Olympic flag raising ceremony to celebrate the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games.

BOA looking forward to "extraordinarily exciting" 2018 Games after visit to Pyeongchang

By Nick Butler

The BOA delegation on their tour of venues in Pyeongchang that formed part of their visit ©Pyeongchang 2018Officials from the British Olympic Association (BOA) have become the latest team to inspect progress at Pyeongchang 2018, with less than three-and-a-half years until the next Winter Olympic Games.

Pyeongchang 2018 welcome strong IOC support following latest meeting with President Bach

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Thomas Bach meeting with Pyeongchang 2018 chairman Yang Ho Cho ©Pyeongchang 2018International Olympic Committee (IOC) head Thomas Bach has met new Pyeongchang 2018 President Yang Ho Cho for the first time since he was elected President of the Organising Committee in July.

New Pyeongchang 2018 President holds first meeting with IOC Coordination Commission

By Paul Osborne at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing 

Pyeongchang 2018 President Cho Yang-ho has met with officials of the IOC Coordination Commission here in Nanjing ©Pyeongchang 2018Newly elected head of Pyeongchang 2018 Cho Yang-ho has met here with members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the first time since taking over the role last month.

IOC President Bach welcomes appointment of Cho as head of Pyeongchang 2018

By Nick Butler

Cho Yang-ho has been confirmed as the new President of Pyeongchang 2014 ©Pyeongchang 2018International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has welcomed the official appointment of Cho Yang-ho, the chairman of business giants Hanjin Group, as the new President of Pyeongchang 2018. 

Pyeongchang 2018 set to appoint Cho as new President to replace Kim

By Duncan Mackay

Cho Yang-ho is set to return to Pyeongchang 2018 as head of the Organising Committee ©AFP/Getty ImagesCho Yang-ho, who led Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, is set be named as the new head of the Organising Committee this week. 
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