New York Times Reports: South Korea Cracks Down on Match-Fixing Epidemic

South Korea is taking its Olympic Games seriously including “no-mercy” measures in dealing with match fixing – an issue recently highlighted by a prolificscandal that went public as early as

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Coca-Cola Athletic Awards

Coca Cola awards: Figure skaters Kim Yu-na, right, and Kim Hae-jin pose after receiving their respective awardsduring the 17th Coca-Cola Athletic Awards ceremony in Seoul, Thursday. The former won for her

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S. Korean Olympic champion gets Russian citizenship

Three times Olympic short track champion from South Korea, Ahn Hyun-soo has been granted Russian citizenship. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree to that end. Ahn Hyun-soo said earlier

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Rah Shares Secrets of Successful PyeongChang Presentation

Theresa Rah, the communication director of PyeongChang’s 2018 bid committee, is now probably the country’s best known speaker and presenter. Her impressive presentation on July 6 for PyeongChang’s 2018 Winter

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Lee Says Backing From China’s President Crucial For PyeongChang

SEOUL, July 19 – President Lee Myung-bak said Tuesday that backing from China’s president was crucial in helping the South Korean alpine city of PyeongChang win the right to host

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“Pyeongchang Bid Is Not Just For Korea” claims President Lee

July 5 – If Pyeongchang wins its bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics then it will have the same effect on the country as when Seoul hosted

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Yu Na Kim named ambassador for 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

Olympic figure skating gold medallist Yuna Kim has been appointed as an official ambassador for the 2018 Winter Games in her native South Korea. The organizing committee for the Pyeongchang

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