Browsing entries tagged with Pyeongchang

2 Jul 2017

Extra funding given to British Olympic hopes

Extra funding given to British Olympic hopes

Winter snowsports athletes heading to next year’s Winter Olympic and Paralympics have received a huge boost with extra funding from UK Sport. Alpine skier Dave Ryding, who last year finished second at…

3 Feb 2016

First Olympic test events in South Korea

First Olympic test events in South Korea

The first Winter Olympic test events will be held this week in South Korea, two years ahead of PyeongChang 2018. The men’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup events will take place in Jeongseon over the weekend,…

7 Jul 2011

South Korea wins 2018 Olympics

South Korea wins 2018 Olympics

PyeongChang in South Korea has been chosen to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, beating Alpine bidders Munich and Annecy. The news was announced in Durban, South Africa, at the 123rd IOC Session. And the…

24 Jun 2010

Winter Olympics in South Korea?

Winter Olympics in South Korea?

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been considering candidates for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games – and one of the top three is South Korea. The South Korean mountain resort of Pyeongchang…

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