Manufacturing giants SK Group have become an official domestic sponsor of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics following a signing ceremony in Seoul.
Leading South Korean actor Lee Min-ho has been named as an Honourary Ambassador for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, it has been announced.
No plans to move Alpine skiing events despite pressure from leading environmental group, Pyeongchang 2018 insist
Pyeongchang 2018 vice-president Young-jin Kwak dismissed concerns over their removal of "sacred" trees in order to build a ski run for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, remaining adamant there were no plans to move the venue despite mounting protests from a leading South Korean environmental group.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair Gunilla Lindberg says she is “totally convinced” venues will be ready in time to stage Pyeongchang 2018 test events despite the hectic schedule, while reiterating that deadlines remain tight here today.
Pyeongchang 2018 need to “increase the speed” of progress in its preparations to host the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in three years time, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair Gunilla Lindberg said here today.
Environmental campaign group Green Korea United have launched a scathing attack on Pyeongchang 2018 for destroying “sacred” trees in order to build a ski run for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Pyeongchang 2018 held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the Olympic and Paralympic Village here today, which signalled the official start to the construction of the venue.
Members of the Pyeongchang 2018 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission are continuing to arrive here ahead of their fifth visit to the South Korean county, which officially begins tomorrow.
Photo-zones are being used by organisers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in a bid to promote the Games to ice-hockey fans while helping to grow the sport in Asia.
Pyeongchang 2018 President Cho Yang-ho was given the chance to present the Organising Committee’s Olympic Truce Programme after he attended the annual Executive Board Meeting of the International Olympic Truce Foundation (IOTF) at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) TOP sponsor Atos has announced the cloud IT infrastructure which will be used for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and at future Games has been delivered by Canopy in collaboration with Atos’ strategic partner EMC Corporation.
Pyeongchang 2018 have announced they have published, what they claim is, South Korea’s first sustainability report ahead of the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, aimed at providing a legacy to enable the country to host more major sporting events in the future.
Pyeongchang 2018 has made “great progress” in their preparations to host the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said following a meeting with organisers in South Korea today.
Pyeongchang 2018 confident high-speed railway link will be ready and properly tested before Winter Olympics open
Pyeongchang 2018 organisers have claimed there will be sufficient time to fully test the high-speed railway linking Olympic and Paralympic venues with Seoul before the Games begin, despite the project only being due to open in July 2017.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has completed its fifth Project Review visit to Pyeongchang ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralaympic Games, with the venues for next year’s test events, as well as the Alpensia Sliding Centre, coming in for particular praise.