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Russia short-track star barred from 2018 Games

Russia's Viktor Ahn, the most decorated Olympic short-track speed skater, has been barred from competing at next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games in his native South Korea, the TASS News Agency has reported.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/23 22:08:39

DPRK, South Korea to march together at PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games: IOC

Delegations from the DPRK and South Korea will march together under the name "Korea" and the Korean Unification Flag at the opening ceremony of the upcoming PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/20 21:25:18

IOC decides on pool of clean Russian athletes to PyeongChang 2018

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided Friday on a pool of clean athletes who are eligible to be invited by the IOC to take part in the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/20 8:05:33

S.Korea PM apologizes for ice hockey gaffe

South Korea's prime minister apologized Friday for suggesting the country's women's ice hockey team had no chance of a medal at the Winter Olympic Games in an unsuccessful attempt to dampen criticism over a unified team with the North.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/19 22:23:40

Venues for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Photo taken on Jan. 12, 2018 shows an aerial view of Gangneung Oval of Gangneung Coastal Cluster for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Gangneung Oval will hold Speed Skating events during the Games. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai)
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/18 14:43:49

Aerial view of venues for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Photo taken on Jan. 14, 2018 shows an aerial view of Olympic Sliding Centre of Pyeongchang Mountain Cluster for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Olympic Sliding Centre will hold Luge, Bobsleigh and Skeleton events during the Games.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/18 8:07:59

Fishy tale

Thousands of fans will pack the futuristic Gangneung Oval for the Olympic speed skating competition next month. But afterward, one suggestion is for the cavernous steel-grey structure to store frozen fish.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/11 23:40:44

IOC to decide on DPRK's participation in PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday that it will host a four-party meeting to decided on the participation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games to be held in South Korea next month.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/11 8:24:46

Pence to head US delegation for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

US Vice President Mike Pence will lead the US delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympics Games which is to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea, next month, said the White House on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/11 8:24:15

China, France embrace more future cooperation in sports

With their capitals Beijing and Paris to host 2022 Winter Olympic Games and 2024 Summer Olympic Games, respectively, China and France, two sports giants in the world with over 8,000 kilometers apart, can expect more cooperation in the future.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/11 0:31:06

DPRK to send high-level delegation to S.Korea-hosted Winter Olympics

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will send a high-ranking delegation as well as athletes and cheering squad to participate in the South Korea-hosted Winter Olympics, local media reported Tuesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/9 13:06:43

Japan launches Olympic drive to get rid of 'squat' toilets

Japan has launched a campaign to convert unpopular Asian-style squat toilets into sit-on "Western" models, as the nation prepares to welcome tens of millions of foreign tourists in the run-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/5 21:43:39

Beijing Winter Olympics promote foreign employment in China

As the clock ticks down ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, more and more foreigners specializing in winter sports are finding employment opportunities in China.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/29 11:38:06

Russian Mutko to appeal Olympic ban

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said Monday that he will temporarily leave the post as president of the Russian Football Union (RFU) and challenge a lifetime Olympic ban in the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/26 6:25:25

Yearender: 2017 sees solid preparation for Beijing 2022

With PyeongChang 2018 only two months away, the Olympic Winter Games will enter "Beijing Time" shortly
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/23 11:35:56

Tokyo 2020 unveils 'significant' cut in Games budget

Tokyo 2020 organizers on Friday unveiled a "significant" cut in their budget for hosting the Games, as the city comes under pressure to keep a lid on spiralling costs.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/22 22:33:40

Russians to learn 2018 Paralympic fate in January: IPC

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said Wednesday it was maintaining its suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee but had yet to make a final decision on whether it can compete at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/12/20 22:43:41

Paris 2024 confirms Etienne Thobois as CEO of future Organizing Committee

Paris 2024 on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Etienne Thobois as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Organizing Committee to be launched early in 2018 as the transition period of the bid committee was ready to come to a conclusion.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/20 20:25:41