Song Seung-whan has been appointed as executive creative director for both the Opening and Closing Ceremonies at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, it has been announced.
Exclusive: IOC members raise concerns about travel distances at Beijing 2022 being far longer than claimed
Several International Olympic Committee (IOC) members believe its own Evaluation Commission underestimated the travel distance between the three venue clusters proposed in Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, insidethegames has been told.
Beijing 2022 produced a "slick and professional" presentation to International Olympic Committee (IOC) members today in the race for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympics, strongly batting off concerns about a lack of snow and winter vibe.
Almaty unveil $75 billion sovereign wealth fund in bid to ease financial concerns surrounding 2022 Olympic bid
A pledge to utilise a $75 billion (£49 billion/€67 billion) sovereign wealth fund formed a strong part of Almaty 2022's message to the International Olympic Committee here (IOC) at today's Candidate City Briefing, with Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov playing a starring role.
Four new disciplines were added to the programme for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, it was officially announced here today.
New events set to feature on the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic programme are due to be revealed tomorrow at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board meeting here, with snowboarding, freestyle skiing, speed skating and curling all expected to be added to the programme.
Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov and Chinese Vice-Premier Liu Yandong are leading the respective delegations of Almaty and Beijing here for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Candidate City Briefing starting on Tuesday (May 9).
Sepp Blatter is not attending the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Candidate City Briefing for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic race here next week, it has been confirmed.
Organisers of the Russian Grand Prix, held at the Olympic Park built for Sochi 2014, have dismissed claims the company behind the event have gone bankrupt following reports in the Russian media.
A global coalition of pro-Tibet organisations have launched a petition urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reject Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games following the release of the IOC's Evaluation Commission report into the bid of the Chinese capital and its only rival, Almaty in Kazakhstan.
Reliance on artificial snow and "budget risks" highlighted in 2022 Olympic race Evaluation Commission reports
Beijing's complete reliance on artificial snow and Almaty's dependence on economic stability in order to afford the Games have been highlighted as concerns in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission report released today on the two-horse race for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
World famous actor and pop star Jackie Chan has released a Beijing 2022 bid song, which is one of 10 invited musical selections forming part of the Chinese capital’s quest to secure hosting rights for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Human rights issues have been brought to the fore once again in the contest for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics after a group of athletes wrote to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) requesting pressure to be put on Kazakhstan to drop proposed anti-gay rights legislation.
Pyeongchang 2018 has today unveiled “Passion. Connected.” as its slogan for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games during 1,000-days-to-go celebration at Seoul’s Olympic Park.
South Korean Olympic skating champions Lee, Park and Mo revealed as latest Pyeongchang 2018 honorary ambassadors
South Korean Olympic skating champions Seung-hoon Lee, Seung-hi Park and Tae-bum Mo have been revealed as the latest honorary ambassadors for the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.