Winter Olympics

Beijing launch new website to mark one-year until decision on 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

By Duncan Mackay

Beijing has launched a new website to coincide with the one-year to go countdown until a decision is made on which city is chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics ©Beijing 2022Beijing has launched a new website to mark the one-year countdown until the decision to choose the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. 

Beijing 2022 receives strong endorsement on one year anniversary of Olympic host city being decided

By Nick Butler

Sochi 2014 Olympic champion Zhang Hong has come out in support of Beijing 2022 ©AFP/Getty ImagesBeijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics has received a welcome boost on the one year anniversary of the host city being selected, after an endorsement from Olympic speed skating champion Zhang Hong.

IOC President Bach welcomes appointment of Cho as head of Pyeongchang 2018

By Nick Butler

Cho Yang-ho has been confirmed as the new President of Pyeongchang 2014 ©Pyeongchang 2018International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has welcomed the official appointment of Cho Yang-ho, the chairman of business giants Hanjin Group, as the new President of Pyeongchang 2018. 

Pyeongchang 2018 set to appoint Cho as new President to replace Kim

By Duncan Mackay

Cho Yang-ho is set to return to Pyeongchang 2018 as head of the Organising Committee ©AFP/Getty ImagesCho Yang-ho, who led Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, is set be named as the new head of the Organising Committee this week. 

Oslo 2022 strengthened by messages of support from two major leaders

By Nick Butler

Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions chief Gerd Kristiansen has declared her support for Oslo 2022 ©TwitterOslo 2022 has received a boost after the leaders of two of Norway's most influential organisations declared their support for the under fire 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic bid.

President of Pyeongchang 2018 resigns claiming they need "new leadership"

By Duncan Mackay

Kim Jin-sun has resigned as President of Pyeongchang 2018 ©Pyeongchang 2018 Kim Jin-sun has resigned as President of Pyeongchang 2018, it was announced today.

Celebrations as construction of Pyeongchang 2018 ice venues begins

By Zjan Shirinian

A fireworks display concluded the ground-breaking ceremony ©Pyeongchang 2018Almost 1,000 people have gathered to celebrate construction starting on the ice venues that will host competition at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games

Task force to ensure technology at heart of Pyeongchang 2018

By Zjan Shirinian

The Ministry hopes the task force's work will help show off South Korea's technology know-how ©Getty Images for USOCA task force has been set up to help ensure state-of-the-art technology is at the heart of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Oslo 2022 updates bid logo and website after winning Candidate City status

By Zjan Shirinian

Oslo has updated its bid logo to reflect its status as a Candidate City ©Oslo 2022Oslo 2022 has released an adapted version of its bid logo for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games and upgraded its website.
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