The South Korean Government is planning to spend KRW ₩937.2 billion ($798 million/£653 million/€750 million) in 2017 on preparations for next year's Pyeongchang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Czech Republic and Poland are planning a joint bid to host the 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to Polish officials.
A bid to dismiss a lawsuit against the National Security Agency (NSA) over claims they conducted a surveillance programme during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City without warrants has been rejected in the United States.
Zhang Yimou, the director of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, has confirmed he will be overseeing the Pyeongchang 2018 Handover Ceremony.
Pyeongchang 2018 have denied that their latest Winter Olympics budget is being delayed by South Korea's political problems and "expect" it to be approved at some stage this month.
Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko has claimed it was "unsportsmanlike" for UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) chairman David Kenworthy to suggest the country should be suspended from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Acting Beijing Mayor Cai Qi has vowed to take strong measures to combat the hazardous air quality in the Chinese capital city, which is preparing to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
British company Aggreko will provide temporary power at the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang after they signed an agreement with the Organising Committee.
Results of the retesting process of samples given by Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi could be available in "one to two months", International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Gerhard Heiberg has claimed.
NHL deputy commissioner claims "no compelling reason" found for players to participate at Pyeongchang 2018
The National Hockey League (NHL) is still searching for a "compelling reason" to allow its players to participate at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, deputy commissioner Bill Daly has claimed.
Gangwon FC will play their home matches at the ski jumping venue due to be used at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang following their promotion to the top-flight of South Korean domestic football, it has been announced.
Yang Jung-ung - a director best known for leading South Korean productions of William Shakespeare plays - will produce ceremonies at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games.
Trudeau offers cautious support for possible Calgary 2026 Winter Olympic bid after meeting with Mayor
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given his cautious support to a potential Calgary bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games following a meeting with the city's Mayor Naheed Nenshi.
Members of a military choir who performed at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony are among the victims after a plane crashed into the Black Sea today.
Putin denies state-sponsored doping happened in Russia as IOC launches disciplinary action from Sochi 2014
Vladimir Putin has said state-sponsored doping never happened in Russia on the same day the International Olympic Committee (IOC) opened disciplinary proceedings against 28 athletes from the country whose urine samples at Sochi 2014 contained evidence of being tampered with.