Pyeongchang 2018

Pyeongchang 2018 claim they are on target to host O2 plus Olympics

By Michael Pavitt

Pyeongchang 2018 are hoping to offset greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 ©Getty ImagesPyeongchang 2018 have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Korea Environment Corporation (KECO) to work together to deliver a carbon neutral Olympics and Paralympics.

Norway to top Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics medals table, projection claims

By Emily Goddard

Luciano Barra has predicted that Norway will top the Pyeongchang 2018 overall medals table ©Getty ImagesNorway will finish at the top of the overall medals table with 11 golds at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, Italian expert Luciano Barra has predicted.

Special Pyeongchang 2018 task force set-up to "speed up" preparations

By Duncan Mackay at the Windsor Atlântica Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

A special task force has been set-up to help Pyeongchang 2018 prepare for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics ©AFP/Getty ImagesPyeongchang 2018 and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials have agreed to form a special task to try to help get the Winter Olympics there get back on track and ease fears the event is facing trouble.

South Korean President urges companies to back Pyeongchang 2018 as fears grow over preparations

By Duncan Mackay at the Windsor Atlântica Hotel in Rio de Janeiro 

South Korean President Park Geun-hye, meeting IOC head Thomas Bach, has urged major companies to back Pyeongchang 2018 ©IOCSouth Korean President Park Geun-hye has brought together some of her country's biggest companies and urged them to support the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang amid growing unease about the slow pace of preparations for the Games.

IOC remove post on Olympic Athletes' Hub website after Pyeongchang 2018 complaint

By Liam Morgan

The IOC have been forced to make an embarassing u-turn by deleting a derogatory post about South Korea ©IOCThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been forced to delete a post on its Olympic Athletes' Hub website after it contained derogatory comments about South Korea.

Pyeongchang 2018 dismiss claims from FIS President it will be "impossible" to stage planned test events

By Liam Morgan

FIS President Gian-Franco Kasper has claimed it will be impossible for test events ahead of the 2022 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang to take place as planned ©Getty Images Pyeongchang 2018 have dismissed claims from International Ski Federation (FIS) President Gian-Franco Kasper it will be "impossible" for test events ahead of the Winter Olympic Games to take place as planned next year.

Pyeongchang 2018 celebrates three years to go to Winter Olympics

By Emily Goddard

Pyeongchang 2018 has held three years to go celebrations ©Pyeongchang 2018Pyeongchang 2018 has held celebrations marking the three years to go milestone until the Winter Olympic Games.

Pyeongchang 2018 appoint speed skating legend as latest Games Ambassador

By Michael Pavitt

Lee Kyou-Hyuk has become the seventh Ambassador for the Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesSouth Korean speed skating legend Lee Kyou-Hyuk has been appointed as a Games Ambassador for Pyeongchang 2018, having previously fulfilled a similar role during the bid.

South Korean President reiterates IOC call for Pyeongchang 2018 to speed-up preparations

By Paul Osborne

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has called for thorough preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games amid concerns over construction delays ©Getty ImagesSouth Korean President Park Geun-hye has called for thorough preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games amid concerns over construction delays.
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