New IOC chief Bach to make first visit to S. Korea

Thomas Bach, recently elected as the head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), will make his first visit to South Korea on Wednesday, officials here said. The organizing committee for

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Pyeongchang 2018 official becomes latest speaker confirmed for IPC Academy Campus

Dong Hoo Moon, vice-president and secretary general of Pyeongchang 2018, is the latest speaker confirmed for next year’s International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Academy Campus. Moon, also the former secretary general

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Korean ski resorts set to open

At the High1 Ski Resort in Korea’s western province of Gangwon, preparations are in full-swing to open up the first slopes of the winter season. The resort has been attracting

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Olympics among the topics on the agenda for the for Gangwon Governer

Major projects for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, including the construction of six stadiums as well as other infrastructure, will begin by March 2014 for completion in October 2016, Gangwon

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Sochi Olympic torch returns to earth after historic spacewalk

Three astronauts have returned to earth with carrying the Sochi Olympic torch. The iconic symbol of international sports landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan after its historic trip to the

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Cross-Country and Nordic Combined inspect PyeongChang 2018 Nordic venue

At the end of October 2013, FIS Race Directors Pierre Mignerey and Lasse Ottesen made their first site inspection at Pyeongchang, South Korea, the host of the Olympic Winter Games

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Bach sets IOC priorities

v The meeting, attended by senior IOC officials and heads of key international sports federations and national Olympic committees, was called without public notice and held behind closed doors at

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Pyeongchang 2018 to undertake IPC Acadamy Excellence Program

Pyeongchang 2018 will be the third recipient of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Academy Excellence Programme after an agreement was signed today. The partnership will see the IPC Academy deliver

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South Korean Winter Olympic athletes declare selves ready for Sochi

South Korean athletes set to compete at the Sochi Winter Olympics next year declared themselves ready on Wednesday, with 100 days left until the start of the quadrennial competition. Athletes

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Pyeongchang 2018 releases official paralympic emblem

v in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, on Tuesday, October 29. The ceremony was attended by some 400 guests and dignitaries from home and abroad, including those representing local organizations for

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