POCOG re-elects Kim as president

The PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee (POCOG) has re-elected Kim Jin-sun as its president at its 6th General Assembly in Seoul. In his acceptance speech, Kim laid out key goals for

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Asian Olympic double to unlock continent’s potential

(Reuters) – Asia’s success in landing the Olympic double with the 2020 summer Games in Tokyo and South Korea’s Pyeongchang hosting the 2018 winter Olympics will unlock the continent’s potential,

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Destinations at the 2018 Winter Olympics

The countdown is on! In about 4-1/2 years, the Winter Olympics will take place from February 9 – 25, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea. The PyeongChang 2018 Organizing Committee (POCOG) is

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New IOC President is Elected

We would like to welcome the 9th Olympic Committee president to the world of Olympic Sports and worldwide companionship! Mr. Thomas Bach who hails from Germany will have his work

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Will The IOC Respect Host Countries Laws?

It has been a busy time in the IOC and around the world, and once again, the Olympic Committee has shown that it is as much a sports organization as

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Pyeongchang 2018 rejects North Korea offer to host Olympic skiing events

It appears South Korea won’t be sharing the 2018 Winter Olympics with its neighbor to the north. Chang Ung, an International Olympic Committee member from North Korea, told Voice of

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Vote: Who should be the next President of the International Olympic Committee?

LONDON — Denis Oswald declared his candidacy for IOC president Friday, becoming the fifth member and second European to enter the race to succeed Jacques Rogge. The 66-year-old Swiss lawyer and head

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Organizers of 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics say games will promote peace in Korea

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean organizers say the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang will help promote peace on the divided Korean peninsula. Kim Jin-sun, head of the local organizing

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Emblem of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Revealed

The emblem of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games was revealed to the public on Friday. Formed by two Korean syllables representing the beginning sounds of Pyeongchang, it symbolizes the

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Job Opening: Olympic Sports Managers Needed

“The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) has announced that it is now hiring a large group of sports managers, who will oversee much of

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