Pyeongchang 2018

Changes to Pyeongchang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 could begin "immediately" after Agenda 2020 approval

By Nick Butler at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo

IOC President Thomas Bach has spoken optimistically about possible changes to future Olympic Games following Tokyo 2020 ©ITGAn immediate review into possible changes for Pyeongchang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 will be taken if proposed Agenda 2020 recommendations are approved here next week, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has promised.

Pyeongchang 2018 Coordination Commission meeting cancelled

By Paul Osborne

Next week's Pyeonchang 2018 Coordination Commission has been cancelled ©Getty ImagesThe fourth Coordination Commission for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang has been cancelled, it was revealed today. 

Russian Olympic Committee impressed by Pyeongchang 2018 preparations

Emily Goddard

The Russian Olympic Committee left Pyeongchang impresssed after visits to the venue construction sites ©Pyeongchang 2018The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has said it is impressed with the progress being made by Pyeongchang 2018 following a visit to the South Korean city that will host the Winter Games in less than three-and-a-half years' time.

Samil PwC named official supplier of accounting services for Pyeongchang 2018

By Paul Osborne

Pyeongchang 2018 has signed an agreement with Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers ©Pyeongchang 2018Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers has been named as the official supplier of accounting services for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

South Korean skating queen Yuna Kim appointed Pyeongchang 2018 Ambassador

By Nick Butler at the InterContinental Hotel in Bangkok

Yuna Kim has been appointed as a Pyeongchang 2018 Ambassador ©Getty ImagesVancouver 2010 figure skating champion Yuna Kim has today been appointed an Ambassador for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games.

South Korea President visits site of Pyeongchang 2018

By Paul Osborne

South Korea President Park Geun-hye has paid a visit to the Alpensia Resort to check on preparations for the Pyeonchang 2018 Winter Games ©Blue House
South Korean President Park Geun-hye has paid a visit to the Alpensia Resort in Pyeongchang to monitor preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Construction underway on new speed skating rink for Pyeongchang 2018

By Paul Osborne

Ground has been broken on the new speed skating rink for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games ©Pyeonchang 2018Construction has begun on a new speed skating rink in the Gangneung Coastal Cluster ahead of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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. 
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