Pyeongchang 2018

Pyeongchang 2018 unveil "exciting initiatives" on road to Winter Paralympics

By Nick Butler at the Lakai Sandpine Resort Hotel in Gangneung

Cho Yang-ho has outlined how seriously Pyeongchang 2018 are taking organising the Winter Paralympic Games ©Pyeongchang 2018Pyeongchang 2018 is outlining its commitment to the Winter Paralympic Games through a number of "exciting" new initiatives due to be rolled out this year, Organising Committee President Cho Yang-ho has claimed.

Kim Yuna among stars to help promote Pyeongchang 2018 "Paralympic Day"

By Daniel Etchells

Pyeongchang's first annual "Paralympic Day" was an opportunity to showcase the Winter Games which start in less than three years ©Pyeongchang 2018Pyeongchang 2018 has held its first "Paralympic Day" celebration, which it plans to host every year from now until the start of the Games.

Pyeongchang 2018 completes Accessibility Manual to "accelerate" Winter Games preparations

By Daniel Etchells

Pyeongchang 2018 has completed its 'Accessibility Manual' for venues and services ©Getty ImagesPyeongchang 2018 has today confirmed the completion of its signature Accessibility Manual for venues and services, aimed at helping towards the staging of a successful Paralympic Games.

Pyeongchang 2018 urged to step up Paralympic preparations in "critical" 12 months

By Nick Butler

Pyeongchang 2018’s Kwak Young-jin pictured during the fourth IPC Project Review visit ©Pyeongchang 2018Pyeongchang 2018 organisers have been urged to "start putting plans into action" following the fourth Project Review inspection by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Pyeongchang launches awareness programme ahead of 2018 Winter Paralympics

By Gary Anderson

Pyeongchang Mayor Lee Seok-rae accepts the Paralympic flag at the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games ©Getty Images An initiative aimed at developing and raising awareness of Paralympic winter sports in South Korea has been launched by the Organising Committee of the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

South Korea medal success vital if Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympics to surpass Sochi, claims Sir Philip

By Nick Butler

Sir Philip Craven believes Pyeongchang 2018 can build upon the success of Sochi 2014 ©Getty ImagesPyeongchang 2018 has the potential to surpass the success of Sochi 2014, especially if the host nation enjoy a strong performance on the medals table, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has claimed.

Celebrations held to mark four years to go until Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympics

By Nick Butler

Celebrations were held to mark four years to go until the Sochi 2014 Paralympics ©Pyeongchang 2018March 10 - A commemoration event has been held in Sochi to mark exactly four years to go until the opening of the next Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.

IPC puts brakes on sliding sports inclusion in Pyeongchang 2018

By Gary Anderson

February 8 - The IPC has ruled out the possibility of skeleton and bobsleigh being included on the Paralympic programme for Pyeongchang 2018 ©Getty Images Bobsleigh's hope of being included on the programme for Pyeongchang 2018 have been dashed after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) confirmed new sports will not be considered.

FIBT begin drive for Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympics

By Nick Butler

There are hopes that bobsleigh and skeleton events could feature on the Winter Paralympic programme by Pyeongchang 2018 ©Getty ImagesFebruary 2 - Athletes with a physical disability who "like the idea of hurtling down a bobsleigh track" are being sought by the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (FIBT) as the campaign to feature at Pyeongchang 2018 gathers pace.
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