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Fears over South Korea’s rising 2018 Winter Olympics costs

A South Korean province is threatening to cut its share of the budget for building facilities for the 2018 Winter Olympics and is pressuring the national government to take on a

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Will PyeongChang give up 2018 Olympics?

The 2018 PyeongChang Olympics may be in limbo, with the government and Gangwon Provincelocking horns over who will cover the 11.1-trillion-won cost for the quadrennial event, especially the cost of

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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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Head of PyeongChang 2018 and Hanjin’s Group’s Cho recognised by AIPS

(SFC) International Sports Press Association President Gianni Merlo awarded the President of the PyeongChang 2018 Games and Hanjin Group Chairman Cho Yang-ho an appreciative plaque Thursday during the Incheon Asiad

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British Olympic Committee looking forward to 2018 games after visit to Pyeongchang

Officials from the British Olympic Association (BOA) have become the latest team to inspect progressat Pyeongchang 2018, with less than three-and-a-half years until the next Winter Olympic Games. A delegation,

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Coffee theme park to open near PyeongChang 2018 Olympics zone

(SFC) With PyeongChang growing as a precursor to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, Korean specialty chain – Tom N Toms Coffee – will open a coffee theme park in Chuncheon,

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PyeongChang 2018: President Cho making sponsorships a top priority for the Games

On his first week at the helm of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games, President Yang-ho Cho has focused a lot of his attention on strategies for gaining sponsorship for the

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KTO launches app brochure for visitors

Ahead of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade, and PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the Korea Tourism Organisation has eased worries of international visitors with

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New chief of PyeongChang Winter Games begins official duties

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Yonhap) — The new chief of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea’s PyeongChang began his official duties on Monday, the event’s organizers said. Cho Yang-ho, chairman

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IOC President Bach welcomes appointment of Cho as head of Pyeongchang 2018

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has welcomed the official appointment of Cho Yang-ho, the chairman of business giants Hanjin Group, as the new President of Pyeongchang 2018. As reported

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