Pyeongchang Olympics Working to Avoid Rio Mishaps

SEOUL — With the Rio Olympics over, the countdown to the Pyeongchang winter games begins. But the organizers of the Olympics to be held in South Korea in 2018, are

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PyeongChang committee learns from Rio Olympics

By Park Jae-hyuk The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games (POCOG) members said on Wednesday that they are acquiring Olympic knowhow and insights from the 2016

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Soldiers on world’s deadliest border practice ballet to relax

Soldiers in South Korea’s army don’t just learn how to move across the battlefield. They also learn how to move on the dance floor. After a long, tense day of

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This shopping mall in Seoul is made entirely of shipping containers

If you ever find yourself in the South Korean capital, check out this blue set of metal boxes that’s actually a huge shopping mall. Built in 2015, the Common Ground

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There’s an academy in South Korea that trains baristas in the art of latte-making

At the WarmingUp Academy in South Korea, milk is taken seriously. Students study the complex art of making coffee and drawing colorful images in latte foam — and we’re not

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Chang Hye-jin wins third archery gold for South Korea

South Korea’s Chang Hye-jin secured the third archery gold medal out of the possible four, this Thursday in the women’s individual archery competition at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic

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Various translation devices to assist PyeongChang Olympics athletes

Major South Korean tech firms have recently rolled out a number of automated translation applications for Korean and major foreign languages, industry officials and analysts said Thursday. Co-developed by local

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Olympic Spirit Captured in North and South Korean Selfie

There was a rare moment of inter-Korean friendship captured at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro when North and South Korean athletes took a selfie together. Photographers at the Olympics

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Cheif Organizer of Pyeongchang 2018: We must learn from Rio Games

The chief organiser of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games has said the main purpose of his visit to the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro during the 2016 Summer Olympics

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Visitors flock to PyeongChang Winter Games booth in Rio

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games (POCOG) opened a promotion center ― the PyeongChang 2018 House ― at Rio’s popular Copacabana beach, attracting many visitors

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