Tag Archives: Pyeongchang

North Korea will be at Pyeongchang Games says IOC member

TOKYO: North Korea will send a team to next year’s Winter Olympics in neighbouring South Korea, the country’s International Olympic Committee (IOC) member has said. Pyeongchang will stage Asia’s first Winter Games outside Japan next year, kicking off an Olympic cycle that reflects the continent’s growing influence on sport with Tokyo hosting the 2020 Summer… Read More »

Pyeongchang marks one-year countdown to Winter Games

GANGNEUNG, South Korea: Pyeongchang has waited a long time to host the Winter Olympics, suffering two failed bids before securing success, but on Thursday the South Korean alpine town’s dream came a step closer with the one-year countdown to the 2018 Games. Located in the mountainous Gangwon Province, some 180 kilometres east of Seoul, Pyeongchang… Read More »