Pyeongchang 2018

Pyeongchang 2018 "a long way into negotiations" for domestic sponsor claims President Kim

By Paul Osborne at the Alpensia Convention Centre in Pyeongchang

Pyeongchang 2018 President Jin-sun Kim said a domestic sponsorship deal was almost complete in a press conference here today ©ITGPyeongchang 2018 President Jin-sun Kim has claimed the Olympic Games Organising Committee (POCOG) is "a long way into negotiations" for a domestic sponsorship deal during a news conference on the final day of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission visit.

Lindberg has "full confidence" in preparations for Pyeongchang 2018 after tour of venues

By Paul Osborne at the Alpensia Resort in Pyeongchang

The IOC Coordination Commission for Pyeongchang 2018 took a venue tour of the facilities set to be built ahead of the 2018 Winter Games ©ITGApril 30 - International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair Gunilla Lindberg claims she has "full confidence" in the preparations for Pyeongchang 2018 after a tour of each of the venues here today.

IOC Coordination Commission begin three-day visit to Pyeongchang

By Paul Osborne at the Alpensia Convention Centre in Pyeongchang

The IOC Coordination Commission has begun a three-day visit to Pyeongchang to learn of the progress being made ahead of the 2018 Winter Games ©Pyeongchang 2018April 29 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission has begun a three-day visit to Pyeongchang as the South Korean city continues to prepare for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Pyeongchang 2018 appoint three vice-presidents to look after new divisions

By Duncan Mackay

Pyeongchang 2018 have continued preparations with the appointment of several key figures ©Pyeongchang 2018April 18 - Pyeongchang 2018 has accelerated its planning for the next Winter Olympics and Paralympics by appointing three new vice-presidents who will oversee three major divisions, Games planning, Games operations and Games facilities.

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."
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